Samsung Canada has announced the expanded availability of Samsung Pay in Canada.
In addition to CIBC, Samsung Pay also works with Interac Debit, Visa and Mastercard cards issued by Scotiabank, American Express Canada and ATB Financial.
Samsung Pay will also soon be available to Tangerine and Peoples Card Services customers.
“We are excited to deliver an industry-leading offering with Samsung Pay that redefines how to simply, more securely and conveniently use smartphones for a variety of payment experiences so that Canadians are not without the card they need,” said Paul Brannen, COO and Executive Vice President of Samsung Electronics Canada.
Samsung says their payment system provides a seamless payment solution that offers:
- Simple: To make a payment on Samsung Pay, users can simply swipe up, scan their fingerprint or input their four-digit PIN, and tap to pay.
- More Secure: Samsung Pay uses three different levels of security to enable more secure payments – fingerprint or iris authentication**, tokenization and Samsung Knox, Samsung’s defense-grade mobile security platform
- Widely Accepted: Users can pay almost anywhere you can tap or swipe your card*.
*Works almost anywhere NFC/MST payment methods are accepted
**Via the fingerprint & iris scanner on compatible Samsung devicesSamsung Pay works on a number of Samsung devices including, the Galaxy Note8, Galaxy S8/S8+, Galaxy S7 & S7 Edge, S6 Edge & S6 Edge+, Galaxy Note5 and Galaxy A5. You can also use Samsung Pay using some of Samsung’s smartwatches such as the Gear S2, S3 and Gear Sport.
Source: Samsung Canada