No, because the chip is recharged by magnetic induction when it comes into contact with the telephone during scanning. The chip could last for at least 20 years without the information stored on it being altered.
At present you can use any Android smartphone equipped with NFC. See here full list of compatible phones: http://www.nfcworld.com/nfc-phones-list
And iPhone : model 7 and above running IOS11
After downloading the Selinko mobile application on the Google Play Store, place your smartphone against the. product. The tapping place may vary from one brand to another