Reply to post: It boils down to the Chinese writing...

Smartphones aren't tiny PCs, but that's how we use them in the West

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It boils down to the Chinese writing...

... QR codes fit very well in it <G>. And when your language doesn't allow to create new words easily, any way to identify something easily is welcome.

For payments, I'm a Luddite and still prefer those plastic cards with a chip on board. I'm not sure a phone app issuing QR codes is safe enough. And at least they don't need a charged battery.

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