Samsung To Release Pink Gold Phone

What is this?

Samsung is adding two new color options for its Galaxy Note 5 and they are Silver Titanium and Pink Gold.

The Pink Gold option can give iPhone 6S Plus’ Rose Gold version a run for its money for it appears to be a little bit brighter aesthetically.

Both colour options will go on sale in South Korea on October 23 at $850.00 with 64 GB of internal storage. The Silver Titanium model will also be available with 32 GB of internal storage for $800.00

 

Why is this important?

This situation is quite similar to what happened in 2013, when Apple introduced the gold iPhone 5s. After which Samsung announced a gold galaxy S4.

We will see if this move will create fodder among mobile enthusiasts.

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Samsung Pay Launches In The US

What is this?

Samsung Pay, the device maker’s answer to Apple Pay has launched in the US today. It has launched earlier in South Korea where it raised over $30 million dollars in transaction sales.

Samsung Pay works in Samsung mobile devices or through a magnetic stripe card. Samsung Pay uses what’s known as “tokenization.” Every time you make a payment, your actual credit card information isn’t sent to the terminal, rather your phone will use a temporary one that the credit card company creates for you.

The payment technology only works for now on Samsung S6, S6 Edge, S5 Edge Plus and Galaxy Note 5.

 

Why is this important?

This offers new options for consumers to conveniently arrange paying methods by using their smart phones so this is another huge milestone to the mobile industry. Also this new development sounds promising, it also has its limits. Verizon has yet to support this payment technology as they are still “in the process of evaluating Samsung Pay”

Samsung Pay will arrive also China, Spain and in the UK in the future.

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