The Korean tech giant, Samsung has finally rolled out its mobile payment service – Samsung Pay in India. Earlier, the company initiated an early access program from the same and starting from today, it’s available for those who registered for the program. With this payment solution, now users can make their Samsung smartphone act like a digital wallet.
For this service, the company has collaborated with banks such as Axis, HDFC, ICICI, SBI, and Standard Chartered Bank for MasterCard and VISA debit and credit cards. The company is also allowing users to add their PayTM wallet account with Samsung Pay app. Samsung has promised to support Citibank cards soon.
As of now, Samsung Pay will work with only handful of Galaxy devices in India such as Galaxy S7, Galaxy S7 edge, Galaxy Note 5, Galaxy S6 edge+, Galaxy A5 (2016), and the Galaxy A7 (2016) in India. If you own either of these devices, you can register yourself for Samsung Pay early access program by following this link.
On Samsung Pay app, you can scan the debit/credit cards and store them digitally. The app required fingerprint scanner or PIN for the authentication purpose.