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Samsung Pay Mini to launch for Android and iOS next month

According to a new report published by ET News, Samsung will launch a new version of its mobile payment platform in South Korea next month that will be available for use on all Android-powered smartphones operating on Marshmallow and iPhones running iOS 8+. The service has been dubbed Samsung Pay Mini and will not take advantage of the Magnetic Secure Transmission (MST) technology that put Samsung Pay ahead of the competition. Instead, it will be used exclusively to process online payments, which is an area that the standard build of Samsung Pay lacks use in as this type of transaction only accounts for around 20% of all payments.

The way that Samsung Pay Mini will work is extremely simple. Users will store their credit/debit card information within the secure application, then when they go to purchase a product on their smartphone from an online store or marketplace, the payment gateway will automatically input their details, pay for the goods, then store a copy of their receipt. However, users will first have to authenticate themselves by way of a fingerprint or 6-character password. If things go well, and the service picks up traction relatively quickly, the company has plans to bring a client to both Mac and PC later this year.

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droyx
droyx

I can confidently say that in all countries,and especially in Russia,where will be introduced the Samsung Pay Mini,just will not need it.Don’t need 90 percent.Remember my words.With this Samsung Pay Mini,Samsung just sit in a puddle.

droyx
droyx

I have bad news for Samsung.In Russia, this cropped Samsung Pay just not accustomed.I’ll just give a guarantee that 90% of the population having smartphones by Samsung and supports these technologies (MST) are just not going to use a neutered version of Samsung Pay.I personally,and just a huge number of users in Russia,was waiting for a full Samsung Pay.With this issue Samsung will fail.

A Sweaty Womble
A Sweaty Womble

Quick spelling correction. On the line of “However, users will first have to authenticate themselves by way of a fingerprint of 6-character password.”, instead of the word “of” after fingerprint it should be “or”.

ProdByEchelon
ProdByEchelon

If they make this available globally, we’ll have a winner but obviously this won’t be the case.