Samsung Pay is available in 21 markets after launching in Italy with robust local bank support
Samsung Pay is narrowly ahead of Apple Pay in terms of the number of global markets supported, even if the latter has made a much earlier debut in Italy.
Google Pay officially launches as Android Pay replacement, starting in the US and UK
Previewed early last month, the Google Pay Android app is now available as a free Play Store download in lieu of the old Android Pay digital wallet service.
LG Pay is likely launching as LG Wallet alongside the G7 in the US soon
The Korea-only LG Pay digital wallet platform has its sights set on the US market, according to reports, where it might be renamed as LG Wallet during H1 2018.
Google brings Android Pay and Google Wallet together under Google Pay banner
Google Pay is the new name for a long overdue combination of the search giant’s multiple payment platforms, including Google Wallet and Android Pay.
Google launches Tez in India for simple and secure online and offline mobile payments
Instead of trying to adapt the NFC-only Android Pay platform to the rigors of the Indian market, Google has released a brand new payments app called Tez.
Apple Pay expansion is far from over, UAE, Denmark, Finland and Sweden to get it by year’s end
Official Apple Pay support will continue to spread to new territories around the world by the end of 2017, including in Denmark, Finland and Sweden.
Months turn into weeks, as Android Pay also launches in Taiwan
Android Pay is already officially available in three of the five markets Google touted at I/O just a couple of weeks back.
Google confirms Android Pay rollouts in Brazil, Canada, Russia, Spain and Taiwan over the ‘coming months’
From 10 to 15 countries around the world, Android Pay looks set for a pretty robust expansion effort over the next few months.
Apple Pay is the first major digital wallet service available in Italy starting today
Following Ireland and Taiwan earlier this year, as well as more than a dozen countries previously, Apple Pay has now officially expanded to Italy.
Samsung Pay launches ‘officially’ in Sweden and the UAE, with ‘early access’ for Hong Kong and Switzerland
Samsung Pay raises its availability count to no less than 14 markets around the world, including Sweden, the UAE, Hong Kong and Switzerland.
Samsung Pay is still coming to lower-end phones eventually, and a fingerprint reader may not be required
Dreaming of using Samsung Pay on a truly affordable Galaxy phone, even without a fingerprint sensor in tow? Just wait a little while longer.
Samsung Pay launches in India, Apple Pay in Ireland, and Android Pay in Belgium
Today’s another big day for the digital wallet market, as Android Pay, Apple Pay and Samsung Pay expand to Belgium, Ireland and India respectively.
Samsung Pay launching widely in Thailand, Apple Pay beats PayPal in US retailer support
Both Samsung Pay and Apple Pay continue to grow at a remarkable pace, stateside, across Asia and many other regions.