Samsung Wallet makes its consumer debut in Korea

Available for select Galaxy devices, the new Samsung Wallet made its consumer debut in Korea, with more than 30,000 domestic retailers supporting the service on launch.

Future plans include adding support for Passbook-like services, including  membership cards, coupons tickets, and other services.

Samsung spokespeople told us NFC payments will be supported withing the next year.  No timeline announced for wider expansion beyond South Korea.