“Sberbank” 8 Nov launches a payment service, Samsung Pay. This was reported by the press service of the credit institution. To use the service is available only to holders of Mastercard payment cards.
“In order to pay via Samsung Pay, just select the map on the smartphone screen and log in with a fingerprint” — said in a statement.
In late October, the head of Sberbank German Gref said that the Bank will start the service Samsung Pay with two global payment systems – MasterCard and Visa.
“Now clients of Sberbank have an opportunity to use a convenient service Samsung Pay and pay for purchases with the touch of a smartphone wherever available, any credit card payments”, — said the Deputy Chairman of Sberbank Alexander Torbakhov.
Samsung Pay is available to owners of smartphones Samsung Galaxy S7 edge, Galaxy S6 edge, Galaxy note 5 case, Galaxy A5 (2016)/A7 (2016).
Payment service Samsung Pay started to work in Russia before Apple Pay – September 29, 2016, at the initial stage, he was joined VTB 24, Alfa-Bank, Raiffeisenbank, Bank “Russian standard”, MTS Bank and “Yandex” (“Yandex money”).
“Sberbank” has launched in Russia, the service Apple Pay in early October. The delay in beginning work Samsung Pay associated with the agreement with Apple for exclusive access to the payment system of the company during the month. In early November, purchases using the payment system, Apple Pay became available to customers of eight Russian banks: “Alfa-Bank”, “VTB 24”, “Discovery” (along with “Rocketbank” and “Dot”), “Raiffeisen”, “Tinkoff”, MDM (“Bin”, Ubank), “MTS Bank” and Bank “St.-Petersburg”.
Apple Pay allows payment of goods and services by Bank cards using your iPhone.