Earlier this yr, Apple launched its on-line retailer in Vietnam, which got here as large information to folks dwelling within the nation who relied solely on third-party resellers to purchase Apple merchandise. And it appears Apple is severe about increasing its operations within the nation, as a current rumor suggests Apple Pay is coming quickly to Vietnam.
Apple Pay coming quickly to Vietnam
As famous by Tinhte, the official web site of Vietnam’s Ministry of Trade and Commerce unintentionally shared a narrative in regards to the launch of Apple Pay within the nation. The webpage was later eliminated, however remains to be accessible by way of Web Archive.
“Apple Pay has made its debut in Vietnam, offering a brand new and handy cost possibility for Apple customers within the nation. […] With the introduction of Apple Pay in Vietnam, it’s anticipated to additional enhance the adoption of cashless cost strategies within the nation,” stated the article which has now been deleted.
The weblog has additionally heard from sources that Apple has plans to launch Apple Pay in Vietnam this month with the discharge of iOS 16.6, which is presently accessible to beta testers.
To corroborate the information, clients of Vietnamese financial institution TPBank observed final yr (through ShrimpApplePro) that the phrases and circumstances for including a brand new card to Samsung Pay and Google Pay (each already accessible in Vietnam) talked about assist for Apple Pay. Again then, ShrimpApplePro said that the launch would happen in November, however that didn’t occur.
One thing related occurred earlier than the launch of Apple Pay in South Korea earlier this yr. The launch was additionally anticipated for November 2022, however was delayed on account of calls for from the native regulator. A number of references to Apple Pay coming to South Korea had been discovered earlier than the official announcement.
With Apple Pay, iPhone and Apple Watch customers will pay in shops utilizing their gadgets by holding them close to the credit score and debit card reader. Apple Pay additionally works on-line for apps and web site. On this case, the characteristic can be accessible for iPad and Mac customers. Apple Pay is now available in more than 80 countries all over the world.