삼성전자, 중국에서 ‘삼성 페이’ 서비스 시작

강현주 기자 /


<출처 : 삼성전자>


삼성전자가 중국에서 ‘삼성 페이’ 서비스를 시작한다고 29일발표했다. 삼성페이는 이날 부터 중국의 유니온 페이와 손잡고 중국에서 ‘삼성 페이’ 서비스를 시작한다.


모바일 결제 서비스 ‘삼성 페이’는  중국 전역에서 유니온 페이의 신용카드와 체크카드를 모두 지원할 예정이다. ‘삼성 페이’는 현재 공상 은행, 건설 은행, 중신 은행 등 중국 내 주요 9 개 은행의 신용 카드와 체크 카드를 지원하며, 중국 은행, 북경 은행 등 6 개 은행이 추가될 예정이다.


중국 ‘삼성 페이’는 ‘갤럭시 S7 엣지’, ‘갤럭시 S7’, ‘갤럭시 S6 엣지+’, ‘갤럭시 노트 5’ 등을 통해 사용이 가능하며,  향후 지원 가능한 다양한 제품이 지속 출시될 예정이다.  또한, 중국 소비자들에게 더 많은 혜택과 서비스를 제공하기 위해 유니온 페이를 포함한 다양한 파트너사들과 협력을 더욱 강화하고, 중국 모바일 결제 시장의 혁신을 주도 할 예정이다.


삼성전자 무선사업부 이인종 부사장은 “유니온 페이와의 협력을 통해 중국에서 삼성 페이 서비스를 시작하게 되어 대단히 기쁘게 생각한다”며 “삼성 페이는 한국과 미국에 출시된 이후 많은 소비자들의 사랑을 받고 있으며, 사용 빈도와 금액 모두 매우 성공적”이라고 말했다.  그는 “중국의 더 많은 소비자들이 안전하고 편리하게 삼성 페이를 즐길 수 있도록 노력하겠다”고 덧붙였다.


유니온 페이 후잉 부총재는  “유니온 페이는 중국과 해외에 있는 수백만 명의 고객들에게 안전하고 편리한 모바일 결제 서비스를 제공하기 위해 지속적으로 노력해 왔다”며 “이번에 삼성전자와 함께 시작하는 ‘삼성 페이’ 서비스를 통해 보다 안전하고 편리한 모바일 결제가 가능해 질 것”이라고 말했다.

Samsung Pay is now available in China

Hyunjoo Kang / Reporter /

<Source :  Samsung Elec.>


Samsung Electronics and China UnionPay (CUP) announced the launch of Samsung Pay in China. A simple, safe and easy-to-use mobile payment service, Samsung Pay works virtually anywhere you can swipe or tap your card in China. Samsung Pay will enable users to safely manage and use their debit and credit cards on eligible Samsung mobile phones with CUP.


“We are pleased to be partnering with CUP to bring Samsung Pay to China,” said Injong Rhee, EVP and Head of R&D, Software and Services of Mobile Communications Business at Samsung Electronics. “The reception of Samsung Pay since its launch has been extremely positive and the service has already seen tremendous success in terms of availability and adoption by consumers. In compliance with national laws and regulations, thanks to cooperating with CUP and many banks, we ultimately want to make Samsung Pay available to as many consumers as possible in china, so that everyone can have the opportunity to enjoy the simplicity, safety and convenience of this mobile payment solution.”


“China UnionPay attaches great importance to the security and innovation of payment. In order to follow the tendency of mobile payment in both China and abroad, CUP cooperates with industry to bring safe and convenient mobile payment experience for millions card holders. With the joint efforts of banks and Samsung, based on the safety testing and certification by relevant national testing agency, CUP QuickPass starting Samsung Pay service will bring users safer and more convenient mobile payment choice.” said Hu Ying, Assistant President of UnionPay.


Samsung Pay is currently available on the Samsung Galaxy S7, Galaxy S7 edge, Galaxy S6 edge+ and Galaxy Note5 in China with the opportunity to support additional mid-range models in the future.*


Samsung Pay currently supports select credit and debit cards from nine banks including China CITIC Bank, China Construction Bank, China Everbright Bank, China Guangfa Bank, China Minsheng Banking Corp. Ltd, China Merchants Bank, Hua Xia Bank , Industrial and Commercial Bank of China and Ping An Bank**


Samsung Pay will eventually include future support for select credit and debit cards from six additional banks including Bank of China, Bank of Beijing, Bank of Communications, China Bohai Bank, Industrial Bank and Shanghai Pudong Development Bank. Samsung Pay continues to strategically expand its partnership ecosystem to provide greater flexibility, access, and choice for customers.


To make a payment with Samsung Pay, consumers simply swipe up from Home bottom whether the phone screen is locked, going black or in home screen, scan their fingerprint and pay, which is quite easy and convenient. In term of safety, Samsung Pay has three layers protection, which are fingerprint authentication, tokenization and KNOX. Because of innovative technology, Samsung Pay can be used on both QuickPass POS terminal with NFC and more POS terminals without NFC technology, which is more accepted than other similar applications with only NFC technology.