Samsung Pay Beta Goes Live in Malaysia

Samsung Malaysia and Maybank today officially announced that the Samsung Pay beta now available in Malaysia exclusively for Maybank cardholders.

“We are excited to offer a preview of Samsung Pay to Maybank customers in Malaysia ahead of its nationwide launch,” said Mr. Lee Jui Siang, Vice President of Mobile and IT Business Unit, Samsung Malaysia Electronics. “We have seen strong consumer interest and readiness to adopt mobile payments in Malaysia and with Samsung Pay’s security, ease of use and wide availability, we are confident the service provides a truly seamless mobile payment experience that can make users’ everyday lives more convenient.”

So, why Samsung Pay?

  • Simple: To make a payment on Samsung Pay, users can simply swipe up on their eligible Galaxy smartphone, scan their fingerprint and pay.
  • Secure: Samsung Pay uses three levels of security to enable secure payments – fingerprint authentication, tokenization and Samsung KNOX, Samsung’s defense-grade mobile security platform.
  • Almost Anywhere: Samsung Pay is compatible with the majority of existing and new terminals, allowing users to pay almost anywhere you can swipe or tap your card.

The Samsung Pay open beta service will be available to users with Maybank Visa debit, credit or prepaid cards and will be compatible with Samsung smartphones — Galaxy S7, Galaxy S7 edge, Galaxy Note5, Galaxy S6 edge+, Galaxy A7 (2016) or Galaxy A5 (2016). Maybank cardholders will enjoy exclusive access to Samsung Pay during the three-week open beta test from December 9 – 31, 2016.

Eligible participants can register their interest here. For more information, please visit the official website here.