Samsung Pay is Now Available in India with Paytm Wallet Support
Samsung has officially launched its payment service Samsung Pay in India. The company has also started accepting customers for early access.
Samsung Pay payment service supports Galaxy Note 5, Galaxy S7, Galaxy S7 Edge, Galaxy S6 Edge+, Galaxy A5(2016) and Galaxy A7(2016) smartphones in the country.
Samsung has done proper homework before launching the payment service in India. Samsung Pay supports Axis bank, HDFC bank, ICICI bank, SBI Cards and Standard Chartered Bank. Not just banks, it also supports payment through Paytm wallet.
If you own a supported Samsung smartphone, you need to visit the Samsung website and register as Early Access Program. Once you are invited, download the Samsung Pay app and register with your email address, set a PIN and add fingerprint.
Now the Government of India has started focusing on digital payments. So, Samsung’s entry in digital payment segment is a smart move. As of now, only a few devices support the Samsung Pay. But Samsung will try to make it available on more devices if possible.
Samsung sold more than 2.5 million Galaxy S6, S6 Edge, S6 Edge+, S7, S7 Edge and Galaxy Note 5. All these smartphones support Pay in India. So, Samsung has the possibility to get early users for Samsung Pay.