Google roll out Android Pay in the United States
Google roll out Android Pay in the United States with a one-touch payment app in Android devices. This Android Pay app will launch in more than 1 million sites of United States.
The payment service can be used via Android devices with NFC (near-field communication) technology and Google’s operating system Android KitKat 4.4+.
Google’s Apple Pay will give a challenge to the Apple Pay of Apple in the mobile payments market that find out firm IDC approximation at $1 trillion in the year 2017.
Google Wallet app’s existing users can access Android Pay via an update while the new users can download the app from the Google Pay Store within next some days.
The company disclosed that the payment service might be used on those stores, which are operated by companies such as Macy’s, Staples, Aeropostale, and GameStop.
After some days, the Android Pay service will also available in some more locations and more features will also add in the app in the future months as Google said in a blog Post.
Android Pay will support credit and debit cards on payment networks of Discover Financial Services, American Express, MasterCard and Visa and on those cards also, which is issued by the US Bank and Bank of America with others.
For the security, the service is maintained by the standard industry “tokenization” card-security service.
The app will be pre-installed in the coming NFC-enabled handsets via wireless carriers such as Mobile US, AT & T, and Verizon communication.