The pop-up Samsung Cafe in Causeway Bay includes dedicated service booths helping Samsung customers set up Samsung Pay and Smart Octopus, as well as transfer data from an old phone to the Note 9 – if they make the purchase. Photo: Ben Sin

With Samsung Pay linking to Hong Kong’s Octopus card, world’s smartphone leader is looking beyond specs as Chinese phones pose larger threat

By providing the first mobile payment service that can be linked to the Octopus card, Samsung is showing its desire to cater to locals’ lifestyles. But is it enough for them to remain loyal when cheaper Chinese phones abound?

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The pop-up Samsung Cafe in Causeway Bay includes dedicated service booths helping Samsung customers set up Samsung Pay and Smart Octopus, as well as transfer data from an old phone to the Note 9 – if they make the purchase. Photo: Ben Sin
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