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Cash and cards a thing of the past with WeChat Wallet?

27 November, 02:31 PM

Instant messaging app WeChat has launched a digital wallet in South Africa that it hopes will replace the need to carry cash or cards. News24 Live was at the launch and spoke to the head of WeChat Africa, Brett Loubser.

WeChat Wallet enables electronic cash transfers, the use up to three chip and PIN debit and credit cards, and the ability to make transactions via cards verified by Visa and MasterCard.

How does WeChat Wallet compare to Google Wallet and/ or Apple Pay, or M-pesa, and how will it 'disrupt' mobile payments in SA? Watch to find out.

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