Samsung is merging its Pay and Pass services under one roof, calling the platform Samsung Wallet. The integration began in June, with South Korea as the obvious first market, and then six more markets followed.
Today, Samsung announced that 13 new markets will get Samsung Wallet by the end of the year. They are Bahrain, Denmark, Finland, Kazakhstan, Kuwait, Norway, Oman, Qatar, South Africa, Sweden, Switzerland, Vietnam and the United Arab Emirates.
Samsung Wallet app
Jeannie Han, EVP and head of the Digital Life Group at Samsung’s mobile division, said the company is “focused on bringing the platform to as many markets as possible as soon as possible” so that even more Samsung Galaxy users “can reap”. Advantages of Digital Wallet”
Samsung Wallet is the company’s answer to similar services from competitors like Apple, Google and Huawei – a quick and easy way to store all your bank cards, loyalty cards, travel passes and all sorts of different IDs.
Samsung’s own service is protected by Samsung Knox, which means that particularly sensitive documents are stored in an isolated environment, which is an additional defense against potential attacks.