Samsung Has Sold More than 10 Million Galaxy S8 Units Since Launch

Business Insider  Antonio Villas-Boas

Galaxy Note 7R will finally be released into the market next month starting off with South Korea, reports South Korea-based news website, Korea Herald.

Consumers can set up the payment service by adding card details to the Samsung Pay app.

The Galaxy Tab S3 also comes bundled with a Samsung S Pen which enhances productivity and creativity tasks by letting users jot notes, edit documents, color, and more.

The rumours were correct and, as of today, Samsung Pay is officially available in the UK.

For some perspective, Samsung sold 11.8 million Galaxy S7 devices in the first half of 2016 (the phone was made available on March 11), according to Strategy Analytics.

As the Guardian points out, Samsung has also worked out an agreement with Travel for London that allows users to designate a card in their Samsung Pay wallet as their "travel card".

Russia, Saudi Arabia back extension of oil output cuts
Oil prices rose on the news, after sinking last week on fears that the supply cuts would not be extended. OPEC wants to reduce global oil inventories to their five-year average but so far has struggled to do so.

Unfortunately for Samsung, iris-scan aside, Android Pay works in much the same manner and is compatible with a lot more devices - anything with NFC and Android 4.4 and higher. Speculations are rife that Samsung will launch another Galaxy J smartphone, dubbed Galaxy J7 Max with bigger screen amongst the other three.

Samsung Pay is Samsung's version of Apple Pay and Android Pay.

Samsung Pay "will continue to expand its partnership ecosystem to provide greater flexibility, access and choice for customers in the United Kingdom", the company adds. Usually, in the U.S. customers can only get their hands on a Samsung Galaxy S device with a Qualcomm chipset.

Citibank was one of the first Australian banks onboard with Samsung Pay but previously only their credit card holders were able to use the functionality.

The company is planning to launch the smartphone in around 120 countries by the end of May.

This previously might have been problematic, due to the need for a fingerprint scanner to authorise payments, but apparently now all you will need is a PIN.

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