Media: Apple will launch Apple Pay in China, 18 February

NEW YORK, February 17. /Corr. Alexey Kachalin/. American Corporation Apple will launch Apple Pay in China on February 18. The corresponding agreement was signed with the national payment system China UnionPay and Chinese banks 19. This was reported by the newspaper The Wall Street Journal.

Apple Pay was launched in the US in October 2014 after entering the market smartphone iPhone 6. Last year this system was launched in the UK, Canada and Australia, in 2016, Apple plans to launch it in Spain and Singapore.

Technology Apple Pay allows you to make contactless payments in retail stores, using their smartphones instead of credit cards. To pay, you should bring the smartphone to the PayPass terminal and go through the fingerprint authentication. Technology fingerprint scan (Touch ID) protects each transaction specially generated code.