So many banking apps, so many apps, so little sense made. But at least Chase is working with Samsung to extend its technological reach.
If you shop at certain retailers with Samsung Pay, you'll be eligible to receive a small percentage back for future use with Samsung Pay.
Nine months of a lapsed commitment, then a peek of a roll-out, then this official press release. Finally, PayPal funds can be used to make Samsung Pay purchases.
It was last summer when Samsung announced that PayPal would become a funding source on its mobile payments platform. Boy, does an announcement echo far.
The long-awaited release of Apple Pay in Brazil is limited to one bank, while thousands of local retailers and dozens of apps and websites will support the service right off the bat.
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.
It's second behind Brazil to get the mobile payments system which will be available for cards from three issuers and several banks.
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.
The RFID Octopus Card has been around for two decades. Perhaps it's finally time to move it to smartphones. Samsung Pay is the first step.
Not just putting cards on the app, but letting customers withdraw money at banks and ATMs with their phones. Iris scanning is the new PIN.
Samsung may need several more years to replicate Apple's Face ID magic, but in the meantime, the Galaxy S9 should sport a beefed-up iris scanner.
The Galaxy A8 and Galaxy A8+ will have the same general hardware layout, but that layout will be fairly impressive for a high-end mid-ranger.
The MTA will work to convert every turnstile and bus over to a new NFC-based admissions system, saving people time at vending machines and at turnstiles.
Android Pay, Apple Pay and Samsung Pay users or those with the Wells Fargo Wallet app can simply tap into an ATM, enter their PIN and withdraw.
Samsung Pay could deal Android Pay a heavy blow and also make it difficult for Apple Pay to lead the market with support for other OEMs' phones.
If using your PayPal balance feels more convenient than tapping into your credit or debit card, Samsung Pay now supports the option, just like Android Pay.
With Samsung Pay integration and Samsung Pass security, Bixby now supports Galaxy S8 voice commands for banking services in Korea.
LG Pay is more than a little late to the digital wallet platform party, not to mention largely unremarkable and targeted at a tiny audience for starters.
Android Pay is already officially available in three of the five markets Google touted at I/O just a couple of weeks back.
After a few weeks in early access and with a scavenger hunt of promotions, Samsung's mobile payment system is breathing fully around Kowloon.
Google is officially launching Android Pay in Russia after both Samsung Pay and Apple Pay, but at least the local banking support is robust.
From 10 to 15 countries around the world, Android Pay looks set for a pretty robust expansion effort over the next few months.
Following Ireland and Taiwan earlier this year, as well as more than a dozen countries previously, Apple Pay has now officially expanded to Italy.