Samsung Wallet vs Google Wallet

Google Pay and Samsung Pay have been competing with each other for years. Then Google changed Google Pay to Google Wallet, after which Samsung did the same with Samsung Wallet about a month later. Both now offer digital passes as well as their native payment systems; and for Samsung phone owners, you can download both. So when it comes to Google Wallet vs Samsung Wallet, we will break down the similarities and differences so that you know which one to choose.

Availability of Google Wallet vs. Samsung Wallet

Google Wallet Availability

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First of all, you need to know if you can even use these services where you are. First, Google wallet will be available in 40 countries. Our linked explanation gives an overview of the countries, but if Google Pay was available in your country, it will most likely convert directly to Google Wallet without you having to do anything. The exceptions are the US and Singapore — where Google Wallet and Google Pay will be two separate apps — and India, which will continue to use GPay and waive Wallet.

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