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Your Smartphone Can Now Double As Your Wallet

These 19 phones have the ability to make payment for transport, shopping and food

by Samantha Francis

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Phone, wallet, or both?

If you own any one of these 19 phones, you can pretty much survive a day out even if you forgot to bring your wallet.

Multi-purpose usage

Working in full compatibility with EZ-Link’s next generation, full-service SIM, these NFC-enabled phones can be used for payments for MRT, LRT, bus rides as well as at more than 30,000 ez-link acceptance points island-wide including shopping, retail, food & beverages and taxis.

10 Samsung phones join the service

Today, Samsung Electronics Singapore announced the list of Samsung NFC-enabled mobile phones approved for use with the new EZ-Link NFC SIM, in conjunction with the launch of NFC (Near Field Communication) mobile payment for the public transportation system in Singapore .

With a total of 10 approved Samsung phone models for the new service, Samsung tops the list with the most number of phone models for the EZ-Link NFC SIM.

The list of approved Samsung phones for the EZ-Link NFC SIM includes the newly launched Galaxy S7 4G+ and Galaxy S7 edge 4G+.

Existing users of the approved NFC-enabled phones can get the new EZ-Link NFC SIM cards at the respective MNOs progressively from Mar 29.

NFC-enabled mobile phone models that support the EZ-Link NFC SIM

  • LG Optimus G
  • LG Optimus G Pro
  • Samsung GALAXY ACE 3 With LTE
  • Samsung GALAXY Note II LTE
  • Samsung Galaxy Note 5 4G+
  • Samsung GALAXY Note Edge 4G+
  • Samsung GALAXY S III
  • Samsung GALAXY S III LTE
  • Samsung Galaxy S6 4G+
  • Samsung Galaxy S6 edge+ 4G+
  • Samsung Galaxy S7 4G+
  • Samsung Galaxy S7 edge 4G+
  • Sony Xperia Z
  • Sony Xperia Z2
  • Sony Xperia Z3
  • Sony Xperia Z3 Compact
  • Sony Xperia Z5
  • Sony Xperia Z5 Compact
  • Sony Xperia Z5 Premium

More information on the new EZ-Link NFC SIM and the full list of NFC-enabled Samsung phones can be found on www.ezlinknfc.com. 

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