May 19, according to foreign media reports, South Korea's Samsung Electronics announced that from today, Samsung will be mobile payment solutions extended to the UK. Consumers in the UK can now download the Samsung Pay application on the Samsung phone through the official Galaxy Apps store and start using it all over the country.
At present, National Insurance Company Nationwide, the Spanish international bank Santander and the US credit card company MBNA issued Visa and MasterCard has received the support of the service, and HSBC, M & amp; S Bank, FirstDirect, and American Express's Visa and MasterCard Card is not yet paid.
In August 2015, Samsung Pay debuted in Korea. Since then, the service has continued to expand into emerging areas, including the United States.
The payment service was released in a few other countries in 2016, including China, Spain, Brazil, Russia, Canada and Australia.
Since the beginning of 2017, Samsung payments have also been launched in Malaysia and India. In early April this year, Sweden, Switzerland, Hong Kong and the United Arab Emirates joined the list of countries that supported the Samsung mobile payment system.
The UK is the latest addition to the Samsung payment ecosystem, which is not the same as last month's release in Hong Kong and Switzerland.
Samsung Pay supports phones including Galaxy S8, Galaxy S8 +, Galaxy S7, Galaxy S7 edge and Galaxy S6, Galaxy S6 edge.