Habitat “habitat” payment service Samsung Pay will soon be extended to Russia. This was reported by journalist Eldar Murtazin with reference to MTS. According to him, the service will work in our country with the launch of the new flagship smartphone Galaxy S7.
To “spy” photo posted by the analyst, you can see the poster MTS with the operator logo and the words “hurry up and buy first.” Above shows yet to be announced officially phone Samsung. The inscription “Samsung Pay ready” speaks volumes about the support payment service company.
All the details Samsung have to tell on February 21, the day before the exhibition MWC 2016, which will present new flagship smartphone of the company. Most likely, Samsung Pay will work in our country simultaneously with the start of sales of Galaxy S7.
Despite the fact that Samsung promised to bring support for the Samsung Pay smartphones middle and lower price segments, for now it didn’t happen. So wanting to use the service will have to purchase either a new flagship Samsung smartphones or devices of the current generation.
Samsung Pay to compete in the market of electronic payments with Apple Pay. Under this payment system the Koreans have a distinct advantage before the competitor: the smartphone you can pay in almost any terminal in the world. This was achieved thanks to the support of several modules of communication – NFC contactless and magnetic MST.
Samsung Pay has been launched in South Korea in August 2015 and the US in September last year. Samsung also announced the launch of Samsung Pay in China, Australia, Brazil and Singapore. Apple Pay already works in the USA, the UK, Canada and Australia. In the near future the technology should earn in China.