On December 1, the owners of Visa credit cards in Russia will be able to make payments through Samsung Pay service.
Samsung Pay system, we recall, came to this country at the end of September this year. It allows you to make payments for goods and services using a smartphone or PHABLET. And to carry out the transaction in this way can be almost anywhere, where conventional credit cards are accepted. The secret is that in addition to NFC, Samsung uses its own technology – MST (Magnetic Secure Transmission), which allows you to create a magnetic field, similar to the signal magnetic stripe card the ordinary
Until now, service Samsung Pay only worked with MasterCard cards. and now begun implementation of the support and Visa cards. At first bind to the Samsung Pay Visa cards will be able to customers of “Alfa-Bank”, PJSC “MTS”, PJSC “MTS-Bank” JSC and “Raiffeisenbank”. Before end of the year will also be implemented support card “VTB 24”.
note that Samsung is currently the Pay service is only compatible with a limited number of Samsung smartphones. This model Galaxy S7 and S7 edge, Galaxy S6, S6 edge and S6 edge +, Galaxy Note 5, as well as phones Galaxy A5 (2016) and A7 (2016).