Facial recognition is replacing QR codes as the way to digitally pay in China. Image: SCMP

As China turns towards facial recognition payments, are QR codes on their way out?

  • In cities around China, vendors from supermarkets to bakeries have adopted facial recognition payments technology
Topic |   Mobile payments

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Facial recognition is replacing QR codes as the way to digitally pay in China. Image: SCMP
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Zen Soo

Zen Soo

Zen Soo joined the Post in 2015. She covers China technology, in particular e-commerce, online to offline and mobile payments. She also writes about Southeast Asian tech companies.

Celia Chen

Celia Chen

Celia is a tech reporter for the Post, covering companies such as Tencent, JD.com and Foxconn. She also covers start-up news and China's tech world. Prior to joining the Post, she worked for China Daily.