Technology New Feature at Apple Pay: Apple Pay Later

05:55  14 september  2021
05:55  14 september  2021 Source:   finanzen.net

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Apple is planning a new feature for Apple Pay. With "Apple Pay Later" users are to be given the opportunity to pay their invoices in installments.

Farknot Architect / Shutterstock.com © Provided by finanzen.net Farknot Architect / Shutterstock.com Law Amendment in June

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Apple Pay increasingly popular

In digital study 2021, Postbank found that about 56 percent of Germans already pay their invoices without contact. In comparison, it was only 47 percent in this year. More and more people use their mobile devices to make payments. The reason for the digital payment is always the convenience. Most feel the payment method via app or card more easily and faster than cash. However, in the increase in users, the Corona crisis plays a role. About 39 percent of mobile payment uses and 47 percent of the card-purifying figures in this way, because the risk of infection is considered significantly lower than in cash. Users of the mobile payment services are mainly distributed to Google Pay, which can be used on smartphones with the Android operating system, with a total of 21 percent and Apple PAY, which can be used with iPhones, with also 21 percent. Another 20 percent use the PAYBACK PAY service.

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Apple Pay Later

The message portal Bloomberg reports on a new feature, which Apple Pay could soon introduce. Together with Goldman Sachs , the Tech Group works on the "Apple Pay Later" function. Similar to the Apple Card, it is to be expected that the service will initially only be available in the USA. Apple and Goldman Sachs have been cooperating for the Apple Card since 2019. In the course of Apple Pay Later, two different payment methods are to be offered. With the first method, "Apple PAY in 4", it is possible to settle its invoices within two months of paying in four interest-free payments. The second method can pay its bill over several months, but there are interest rates. However, nothing is familiar with the amount of interest and how they are decided. How and when to start the new feature is not yet known. E. Schmal / Editorial Finanzen.net

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