Microsoft officially announced to enter the mobile payments market, although Microsoft will call it cloud payment services. As previously reported, as, Microsoft Wallet is a new Windows 10 Mobile mobile payment application that allows part of the Lumia models. In addition, Microsoft directly with MasterCard and Visa collaborated, which means that any contactless payment in the end will support Microsoft Wallet, Microsoft’s mobile payment services in addition also supports bonus points, as well as a variety of membership cards.
The current mobile payment market is extremely competitive, but this time the opportunity for Microsoft to launch a mobile payment service is good, because, like the Samsung Pay Apple Pay and other global expansion has helped pioneer Microsoft deployed a large number of contactless payment terminals. Microsoft Wallet is currently supported banks, including Bank of America, Chase Manhattan Bank, Union Bank. When using the membership card will feature business card barcode scanning applications, but some businesses will also require the user to produce a physical card photo.
Microsoft Wallet is currently only in the United States on the line in support of Windows 10 Mobile (Insider Build 14360 and higher), supported models include 650 and Lumia 950,950 XL, only through the payment password authentication, after all, Windows 10 Mobile devices are also listed a model which does not support the fingerprint identification, but the upcoming HP Elite X3 flagship business will become the first to support the fingerprint recognition Win10 Mobile models.