Samsung Pay Launches in the United States

The service is set to be launched in China, UK, and Spain in the near future.

Soon after a successful launch in South Korea, Samsung Pay has finally made its way to the United States. The service finally makes it possible for selected Samsung users to make payments using their Smartphone. Samsung is already working to make the service available in China, UK and Spain in the future.

You must have Galaxy S6, S6 Edge, S6 Edge+, and Note 5 to benefit from the service. Also, only selective wireless carriers support the service at the moment, some of which include AT&T, T-Mobile, US Cellular and Sprint. The company is in contact with Verizon to support the service.

Samsung Pay only supports VISA, American Express and MasterCard for, but chances are it will soon start supporting other credit cards as well.

What makes it better then Apple Pay is that it uses LoopPay technology and NFC chip for connecting with payment registers, making it possible to work on a large number of retail shops even if they have old payment terminals.

The company has come up with an interesting offer to attract more number of U.S customers. According to the offer, which expires on October 11, users of Galaxy Note 5 and Galaxy S6 Edge+ can get a wallet flip cover or a wireless charger free of cost on using the service.

 

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