Here comes Samsung Wallet - a possible contender to Apple Passbook and Google Wallet. Last year, Apple made a high profile debut with its Passbook wallet services. Google had its wallet app, since the past glorified days of Ice Cream Sandwich (ICS). Surprisingly, Apple iPhone 5 does not come with NFC chip, so what's the point of virtual wallet services.
Even, Apple's Passbook app is more similar to Google Now. Now Samsung has come up with Apple inspired wallet service. It is more of a replica to what Apple announced with its Passbook. Sic. The folks over at Samsung want to mimic everything what Apple does. Samsung is about to announce its next flagship device on March 14 in New York. As expected, the company will surely use Samsung Wallet to promote Galaxy S4.
Samsung Wallet - Next is What?
This South Korean giant is betting high on NFC. So, Samsung Wallet is a natural progress, for the company to pursue its virtual wallet dreams. The NFC integration like features are still not there, but in future the app might support it. Who knows? Samsung wallet was announced at the ongoing Mobile World Congress (MWC). What can you do with Samsung Wallet?
Possibly: to store concert tickets, club membership cards among others things. The wallet allows real time push notifications and supports local based activities. It even updates membership status automatically. Developers can take advantage of Samsung Wallet by making compatible third -party offerings. The company has tied up with leading associations to make sure that its Wallet app gets adequate footage globally.
Virtual Wallet - The Future
Lost your wallet recently - it's better to accept virtual wallet services. They are safe, secure and can be found inside your smartphone. Nokia already is doing this kind of stuff with its own app already available on Windows Phone 8 store. Nokia 920, 820 and 620, are compatible with wallet app.
If you have an account synced with WP8 store than with the same id you can use Nokia wallet service. Be it is your credit card or debit card or even library card, for that member. It's a handy tool and could change the way you carry your Paul Smith wallet.