But the service will still use.

Payment systems Visa and MasterCard announced the launch in Russia of a new service that allows you to transfer money directly by phone number. To transfer money, users do not need to enter Bank card data and to protect transactions from interception is tokenization technology. However, the new service of Visa and MasterCard, there is an important limitation.

Only for owners of Samsung smartphones

Visa and MasterCard have launched a new service based on contactless payment system Samsung Pay. In this regard, to take advantage of the opportunity is only available for the following smartphones:

  • Samsung Galaxy S9/S9+
  • Samsung Galaxy S8/S8+
  • Samsung Galaxy S7 edge/S7
  • Samsung Galaxy S6 Edge+
  • Samsung Galaxy Note9
  • Samsung Galaxy Note8
  • Samsung Galaxy Note5
  • Samsung Galaxy A8/A8+
  • Samsung Galaxy A7 (2017)/A5 (2017)/A3 (2017)
  • Samsung Galaxy A7 (2016)/A5 (2016)
  • Samsung Galaxy J7 (2017)/J5 (2017)
  • Samsung Gear S3 classic/frontier

For transfers will be taken by the Commission

Also, Visa and MasterCard warned that transfers the phone number of the sender will be charged a fee. She will be 0.9% of the amount (minimum of 30 rubles). The holders of Bank cards will not initially have to pay a fee. Until December 31, 2018 transfers will be free as part of promotions.

The maximum amount that the Russians can transfer via the new service by Visa and MasterCard is 75 thousand rubles at a time. During the day you can take a maximum of 150 thousand rubles, and a month — 600 thousand rubles.

Many Russian banks offer their customers the ability to transfer money by phone number. The most popular service of “Sberbank” — they are actively used by over 40 million people. However, there are limitations and “Sberbank”. Bank customers have the opportunity to transfer money on the card Sberbank.

Source: Samsung.

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