Samsung Galaxy J compatible with Samsung Pay
At present Samsung Galaxy J are not compatible with Samsung Pay. While the Samsung Galaxy S, the Galaxy Note, and the Galaxy A are compatible with the mobile payment platform Samsung Pay, the Samsung Galaxy J are not compatible with this platform, although they have NFC. Only some versions of the new Samsung Galaxy J 2017 have been launched now being compatible with Samsung Pay (in the case of the Galaxy J7 Max) and Samsung Pay Mini (in the case of the Galaxy J7 Pro). However, these versions of the smartphones have not even been launched in Spain.
However, it is possible that mobiles become compatible with the payment platform through an operating system update. In fact, in South Korea, where Samsung’s headquarters are located, the Samsung Galaxy J7 (2016) has received an update thanks to which the smartphone is compatible with the mobile payment platform Samsung Pay Mini. With this platform it is not possible to make payments in stores, but it is possible to make payments in online stores, as well as to have a registered transport card compatible with NFC.
In any case, the Samsung Galaxy J7 (2016) it is a smartphone released the previous year. The new Samsung Galaxy J3 (2017), Samsung Galaxy J5 (2017) and Samsung Galaxy J7 (2017). If a smartphone launched in 2016 has become compatible with Samsung Pay Mini, it is possible that a smartphone launched in 2017 may have compatibility with Samsung Pay, or at least some of the higher level, such as the Samsung Galaxy J7 (2017).
Samsung Pay is available in Spain
In addition, the fact that the mobile payments platform Samsung Pay is already available in Spain may be something very relevant for the update for the Samsung Galaxy J can be launched in Spain. In any case, the fact that it is possible for mobiles to become compatible with this platform through an operating system update is relevant. By having NFC, they only require an update to be compatible with the Samsung Pay mobile payment platform.