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Apple Pay Launches in Hong Kong

“Things don’t have to change the world to be important”- Steve Jobs.

After France, Apple pay is now available in Hong Kong. It is already available in, the USA, UK, Canada, Australia, China, Singapore and Switzerland.

What is Apple Pay?

Apple Pay is a contact payment technology as well as a feature on the latest iPhones and Apple Watch, launched on 9 September, 2014. It pulls your credit cards, debit cards and other sensitive-payment data from the Wallet app. Apple Pay works with the iPhone 6, iPhone 6s, iPhone 6 Plus, iPhone 6s Plus, and iPhone SE, and it is available on the iPhone 5, 5c, and 5s when paired with an Apple Watch, also available on iPads with Touch ID, including the iPad Air 2, iPad mini 3, iPad mini 4, and both iPad Pro models. Check out the video below-

Apple Pay in Hong Kong

Visa or MasterCard from HSBC, BOCHK, Hang Seng, DBS or Standard Chartered will support Apple Pay in Hong Kong as these banks have partnered with Apple Inc. American Express cards are also supported. Cards can be added to Apple Pay by tapping the “Add Credit or Debit Card” option in the Wallet app on devices running iOS 8.1 or later. Now, ten million locations are supporting Apple Pay around the world.

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Takeaways:

  • Apple Pay was launched on 9 September, 2014.
  • Apple Pay works with the iPhone 6, iPhone 6s, iPhone 6 Plus, iPhone 6s Plus, and iPhone SE, and it is available on the iPhone 5, 5c, and 5s when paired with an Apple Watch, also available on iPads with Touch ID, including the iPad Air 2, iPad mini 3, iPad mini 4, and both iPad Pro models.

 

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