Chinese phone makers have a long history of taking Apple’s best ideas and embracing them. After all, who could forget when Xiaomi released a not-so-subtle riff on Memoji. So it shouldn’t be surprising to see a company like Huawei advertise a credit card.
Huawei Consumer Business Group CEO Richard Yu unveiled the Huawei card at the company’s Chinese P40 launch earlier today. And while we don’t have all the details, the company’s new plastic unsurprisingly borrows many of the best features from the Apple card. For example, it’s both a physical and a virtual map. In addition, the company’s phones store all of the data in the same secure enclave that handles mobile payments. UnionPay, China’s largest card payment organization, supports the card and supports NFC for the tap.