Samsung smartphone users in Canada can now use Royal Bank of Canada (RBC) debit and credit cards alongside the company’s mobile payments platform, Samsung Pay.
Samsung announced the news today via a press release.
In addition to RBC cards, Samsung Pay is also compatible with CIBC, ATB Financial and Scotiabank debit and credit cards, as well as American Express credit cards.
“We’re excited to work with RBC, a valued and longstanding partner, in delivering an exclusive, industry-leading mobile payment experience through Samsung Pay,” said Paul Brannen, chief operating officer and executive vice president of Samsung Electronics Canada, in a press release. “Samsung Pay provides real-life benefits to Canadians, ensuring the cards they need are easily available on their smartphone.”
Samsung Pay is available on the following Galaxy smartphones: S9, S9+, Note 8, S8, S8+, S7, S7 edge, S6, S6 edge, S6 edge+, Note 5, A8 and A5.4.