Users of the Samsung Pay app in South Korea can buy products from online shopping mall brands directly while gathering points.
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After months of delay since the smartwatch was launched, Korean consumers can now finally use Samsung Pay on their Gear S3.
After much hype, Samsung Pay has launched in China where it will compete with rival services such as Apple Pay and Huawei Pay.
Samsung Pay has launched in Malaysia, making the country the eleventh to get the South Korean tech giant's mobile payment service.
Samsung Pay has been launched in its twelfth market, India, and will support peer-to-peer payments there.
The availability of Samsung Pay in banks in South Korea will expand as consumer awareness of the mobile payment solution increases.
South Korean chat giant Kakao is now tapping into manufacturing in the country as it continues to expand into other industries.
A spokesperson for Chinese ride-booking firm Didi Chuxing has denied reports that the company plans to go public in the US as early as next year.
Samsung Pay will now be available on one of South Korea's biggest online shopping sites as the tech giant continues to establish its mobile payment solution in diverse transaction areas.
The Korean central bank will begin a pilot program next year where convenience stores will give change in the form of prepaid cards rather than coins, as part of its plan to make the country a coinless society by 2020.