Samsung Pay will officially launch on September 28 in the USA, but some Samsung users will be able to try it out right now. Samsung has just announced the closed beta test of Pay for the US market.
Samsung Pay has been available in Korea for a week now and it's proven very popular and useful. More than 80,000 people signed in their cards on Samsung Pay.
Samsung surely hopes for the same high interest in the USA and it is now organizing a closed beta test a month before the official launch. If you own a Galaxy S6, S6 edge, S6 edge+ or Note5, you can opt to be a beta-tester and eventually you may be chosen. If you are interested in trying out the Samsung Pay before launch, just head over this place for opt-in.
Samsung Pay supports Visa, MasterCard, Bank of America, and US Bank Visa cards. All major US carriers except for Verizon will be natively supporting Samsung Pay. Verizon is yet to decide whether to participate or not.
The Note5 just start rolling into European market today(28th Aug). They have to begin with US first who received both Note5 and S6 edge+ on 21st Aug. UK have to wait. Probably and strangely the last country to get Samsung Pay.
Why again only crappy usa and not europe?!?!?
Don't understand the negatively of comments below. If this payment system works as they've alleged this will be a game changer. Wallets / cash / cheques / credit cards will become redundant. This is great innovation that will hopefully be benef...