Samsung Pay early access begins in India ahead of full launch

Samsung has announced early access programme for its digital payment service, Samsung Pay, in India ahead of the full launch.

Samsung Pay early access begins in India ahead of full launch

Samsung Pay enables owners of select Galaxy devices to use their phones to make payments virtually at anyplace where clients can swipe their card.

Additionally, the mobile payment system supports both contactless payment systems and magnetic secure transmission (MST) technology.

Samsung said that the owners of Galaxy Note5, the Galaxy S7 and S7 edge, the Galaxy S6 edge+, and the Galaxy A7 and A5 smartphone devices will get the access of Samsung Pay initially.

The company has requested the interested users to ‘register for early access’ on its India website; however, it has not revealed the launch date of its digital wallet in India.

At present, Samsung is providing support for MasterCard and Visa credit and debit cards from Axis, HDFC, ICICI, SBI, and Standard Chartered banks, with support for Citibank is expected in the near future.