Reply to post: So much wrongness in one sentence!

Farewell, Android Pay. We hardly tapped you

PaymentGuy

So much wrongness in one sentence!

“Samsung Pay, which uses technology developed by its LoopPlay, has a feature neither of its main rivals can boast, as it can act as a passive magnetic reader. This means it can act as an Oyster card without being woken up”

LoopPay, not LoopPlay.

MST *sends* data to a mag stripe reader. Rather than being a passive reader, it's the complete opposite.

Oyster does not use mag stripe at all - it's Mifare/DESFire-based. In fact, none of the *Pays can emulate Oyster.

MST requires the phone to be woken, and Samsung Pay activated, since it's then actively broadcasting card data to whoever's listening.

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