Apple Pay Penetration in Tokyo

  • Apple Pay Penetration in Tokyo

    Posted by Hamsomy3 on December 16, 2022 at 10:29 am

    Hello, I would like to ask if Apple Pay is generally accepted in Tokyo. I am using iPhone SE 2nd Generation.

    While this is not strictly accessibility related, I may have accessibility related follow up questions depending on the answer. Therefore, I have posted in this forum.

    azaleeboy replied 1 year, 6 months ago 3 Members · 3 Replies
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  • Josh Grisdale

    December 16, 2022 at 1:16 pm


    You can certainly use it at nearly all convenience stores (maybe all of them?).

    However it certainly isn’t used as much as in other countries.

    You can buy a cash card called Suica and add it to your Apple wallet and pay with that.

    @therealjapan is the best person to ask I think.

    • Josh Grisdale

      December 16, 2022 at 1:35 pm

      For the accessibility angle, the terminals tend to be fixed, so, it might be difficult to use if you cannot lift your phone to it. (Though I guess that is universal!)

    • azaleeboy

      December 23, 2022 at 12:28 pm

      I can say that they tend to be fixed to the counter

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