Samsung Pay has made its way to Brazil. The service is launching with Banco do Brasil, Brasil Pré-Pagos, Caixa, Porto Seguro, and Santander, with Samsung working to bring Banrisul, Bradesco, Nubank and Itaú-Unibanco on-board. List of compatible handsets include the Galaxy S7, Galaxy S7 edge, Galaxy A5 2016, Galaxy A7 2016, Galaxy Note 5, Galaxy S6 edge+, Galaxy S6 and Galaxy S6 edge. The service will go live starting July 19.
After launching in South Korea, Samsung Pay is now available in the United States, China, Spain, Singapore, Australia, Puerto Rico. Brazil is the latest on the list, becoming the first country in South America to receive Samsung's contactless payments service. The differentiator with Samsung Pay is that it works with NFC-enabled registers as well as older systems with magnetic readers.