Apple announces Apple Card credit card

Coming summer 2019

At Apple’s “show time” services event today, it announced a new Apple Card credit card, promising to improve things about the credit card experience with simpler applications, no fees, lowering interest rates, and offering better rewards.

To get an Apple Card, users will be able to sign up on their phone in the Apple Wallet app and get a digital card that they can use anywhere Apple Pay is accepted “within minutes.” Customers will also be able to track purchases, check balances, and see when their bill is due right from the app. There will be a physical, titanium card too — but there’s no credit card number, CVV, expiration date, or signature, with all that authorization information stored directly in the Apple Wallet app.

Apple also says that it’ll be using machine learning and Apple Maps together to help label stores that you use in the app, and use that data to track purchases across categories like “food and drink” or “shopping.”


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