Samsung Launches Digital Wallet in Qatar and 4 Other Arab Countries

  • Publish date: Thursday، 20 October 2022
Samsung Launches Digital Wallet in Qatar and 4 Other Arab Countries

Samsung announced the launch of its digital wallet (Samsung Wallet) in 13 new markets, 5 of which are Arab, before the end of this year, after it was available in 8 countries last June, including the United States and China.

“Since its first launch in June 2022, the digital wallet platform has become incredibly popular in markets such as China, France, Germany, Italy, South Korea, Spain, the United Kingdom, and the United States,” Samsung said in a statement on its social media accounts.

Samsung added that the platform will now become more popular as it becomes available to users in Qatar, Kuwait, Oman, UAE, Bahrain, Denmark, Finland, Kazakhstan, Norway, South Africa, Sweden, Switzerland, and Vietnam.

Samsung Wallet Features

Samsung's digital wallet, according to the Korean company, is characterized by elevating the level of user convenience and has worked closely with its trusted partners and developers to enrich the wallet experience.

“We are focused on bringing the platform to as many markets as possible, and as quickly as possible, with the aim of enabling more Samsung Galaxy users to reap the benefits of a digital wallet,” said Jenny Han, Head of the Mobile Experience Business Team at Samsung Electronics.

Samsung describes its digital wallet as an easy, fast and secure way for users who want to organize and access important documents and identification cards, including bank cards, digital keys, passports, driver's licenses, and student identification cards, with just one swipe.

The Samsung Digital Wallet is protected by the Samsung Knox security platform, which protects important user data with biometric authentication, such as a fingerprint.

The company said that the Samsung Digital Wallet stores sensitive documents in an isolated environment that provides an additional layer of protection against physical and digital hacking attempts.

It is noteworthy that Samsung announced last June that the electronic payment service “Samsung Pay”, and “Samsung Pass” service would be merged into one service, the Samsung Digital Wallet.

Samsung Galaxy phone users in supported countries can download the Samsung Digital Wallet app from Google Play.

It is worth noting that Samsung is a company located in South Korea, specifically in Seoul, and it is a multinational company, and the company includes many of its subsidiaries, as these companies are united under the Samsung brand, and the company was founded in 1938 AD by Lee Byung-chul, the company is interested in the food industry, textiles, securities, electronics, industries, shipbuilding, and many others.

The company began manufacturing electronics in the late 1960s, and its first product was a television set that broadcasts in black and white.

In 2000, the company opened a branch for computer software in the Polish city of Warsaw, and this branch became one of the most important software centers in the European continent.

The company has sponsored many sporting and artistic events and sports clubs such as Chelsea Club for ten years from 2005 to 2010.

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