Samsung has announced that users of its Samsung Pay mobile payment service in South Korea have spent more than $30 million through the service in the first month.
Samsung also said that there were a total of 1.5 million transactions made through Samsung Pay and that 60 percent of these were on the Galaxy Note 5.
“Although the details on Samsung Pay usage are constantly being updated, the response we’ve received so far has been beyond our expectations,” said Injong Rhee, executive vice president of Samsung Electronics and global head of Samsung Pay. “We knew Samsung Pay would be a game-changer in the mobile payments industry and now with the user data, we are seeing the greater impact it is having on consumer behavior and on the lifestyle of our customers.”
The company also said that 10 percent of users used the service on a daily basis and 36% of users were active within the first month, the company will soon launch their mobile payment service in the US, it lands the 28th of Spetember.
Samsung also said that they will be launching Samsung Pay in the UK, Spain and China shortly, although did not give any details on a specific launch date.
The mobile payment service is available on the company’s latest smartphones, which include the Galaxy S6, S6 Edge and S6 Edge Plus and also the new Galaxy Note 5.