Huawei users in Singapore can now use Huawei Pay to make contactless payments on their smartphones.
The Chinese technology company announced today (April 3) the launch of its mobile payment tool in an exclusive partnership with UnionPay, a day before the arrival of the P40 series in Singapore.
Users can activate Huawei Pay by adding their bank cards to the Huawei Wallet app, which is pre-installed in Huawei's latest P40 smartphones. For older Huawei and Honor models, the app can be downloaded from the Huawei AppGallery.
In this way, they can simply tap POS terminals with their smartphone to pay in shops.
Payment security is also guaranteed because users authenticate their identity either through face or fingerprint recognition.
Currently, the Industry and Commerce Bank of China, Singapore (ICBC Singapore) is the first bank to support Huawei Pay, and offers cardholders special benefits during the launch.
From April 1 to September 30, ICBC UnionPay credit card users can earn up to $ 20 in cashback on their Huawei Pay payments.
Users who register their ICBC UnionPay credit cards with Huawei Pay also receive 10 Huawei points as a welcome gift, which can be used to offset purchases made in Huawei's AppGallery, Themes, Video and Mobile Cloud.
When asked about their plans to add more banks to Huawei Pay in the future, Huawei replied that it intended to work with more banking and financial institutions.
Given that they have worked with banks such as DBS, UOB and OCBC to integrate their mobile banking apps into the AppGallery, it is not difficult to guess that joining Huawei Pay could also be discussed.
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