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Crypto Users in Brazil, India Set for Boost from Latest Samsung Wallet Rollout

Samsung has announced the rollout of its crypto wallet-linkable mobile payments solution – Samsung Wallet – in Brazil, India, Malaysia, and five other countries.

Per an official Samsung release and a report from Brazil’s Livecoins, the firm will also unveil the service to users in Australia, Canada, Hong Kong, Singapore, and Taiwan.

In the United States, Samsung Galaxy smartphone owners can already link their Samsung Wallets to their Coinbase accounts. Using this function, they can view their primary balances, although they still need to open the Coinbase app to access their coins and fiat.

(By Tim Alper)

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