Samsung Pay is a digital wallet and a mobile payment service offered by Samsung Electronics that can allow you to make payments in person, in compatible Phones and other Samsung-produced devices.
Samsung Pay supports contactless payments using near-field communications (NFC), but also supports magnetic stripe only
payment terminals by incorporating magnetic secure transmission. In countries like India, it also supports bill payments.
Initially, the service was launched in South Korea on August 20, 2015 and later that year in the United States on September 28.
Users can only make this payment service on the Samsung phones and Samsung Watch. With Samsung Pay you can go around without your credit card or debit card, purchase stuffs and still make other transactions at a contactless-capable point-of-sale terminal.
The service is available in the South Korea, United States, United Kingdom, China, Australia, Spain, Brazil, Singapore, Puerto Rico, Russia, Canada, UAE, Thailand, India, Sweden, Japan, Taiwan, South Africa, Belarus, Mexico, Italy, France, Switzerland and Hong Kong.
Samsung Pay supports most major credit cards or debit cards, including American Express, Visa, Mastercard and UnionPay etc.
List of Samsung Devices That Can Use Samsung Pay
Samsung Galaxy S6, S6 Edge, Samsung Galaxy S7, S7 Edge, Samsung Galaxy S8, S8+, Samsung Galaxy S9, S9+
Samsung Galaxy Note 5, Note 8, Note 9, Galaxy A5, A7, A8, A9 and A9 Pro.
Samsung Galaxy J5 & J7 (only available in selected countries)
Samsung Galaxy J5 /J5 Pro (only available to selected countries)
Samsung Galaxy J7 /J7 Pro (only available to selected countries)
Samsung Galaxy J7 Max (only available to selected countries)
Samsung Galaxy C5 and C5 Pro
Samsung Galaxy C7 and C7 Pro
Samsung Galaxy C9 and C9 Pro
Samsung Galaxy On5 (also known as Galaxy J5 Prime in other countries)
•Samsung Watch – Samsung Gear S2
Samsung Gear S3 (it doesn’t in some countries such as Spain)
Samsung Gear Sport
Currently, the service is available in over 20 countries. Moreover, you can share with us your experience using the Samsung service pay.