Last May, we commented that the Apple was planning to issue a credit card with the US investment bank Goldman sachs. After several months of marinating, the idea finally seems to be coming true, but not for the general public (for now), as the Wall street journal.
According to the report, the first cards are expected to be tested by Apple employees themselves in the coming weeks and the official release is expected later this year. As we said, the card can be accessed through the Wallet app and possibly have exclusive benefits for shopping at Ma (physical and online) stores.
Also according to the news, the card should also unlock an indite function of the Wallet app. In this sense, the WSJ He said Ma engineers are working on new features that "encourage users to pay their debts and manage their expenses" from a similar interface of the Activity app (where users must complete their rings to achieve their goals).
In addition to helping people keep track of their spending, Apple's new service can also alert customers if they have paid more than usual in certain categories, such as food, for example. Ma recently changed the Wallet app interface in iOS 12.2 beta releases, which could indicate the arrival of this new service / feature.
The card will be issued by Goldman Sachs and use Mastercard's payment network in accordance with WSJ. Among the advantages of the notorious card, the company's customers should be given a 2% discount on most Apple store purchases (and perhaps even more on Apple products and services).