Google phone-based payment system arrives in first country outside the US
Google Launched finally payment system in UK. Android Pay in the UK allowing people to buy things by just tapping their phones. The payment system allows people to turn their eligible phones into payment cards. It works similarly to Apple Pay, which also lets people swap their phone for their credit card and touch it on card readers to pay.
The roll out marks the first time that Google has made Android Pay available outside its home market of the US.
Google made the announcement just hours ahead of its I/O event, where it is set to to show off the best of its new technology.
To use Android Pay, users need to download the app with the same name and enter an eligible credit or debit card from one of the supported banks.
Google said that Android Pay will be able to work everywhere that accepts contact less payments, as Apple Pay does.
The system can be used on all NFC-enabled phones that have Kit Kat 4.4 or later.
It can also be used in apps, including those made by JD Sports and Deliveroo.
Google also said that it is going to release in other places too Singapore and australia