After launching Apple Pay surged interest of users to Google Wallet




After the launch of contactless payment service Apple Pay, allows you to pay purchases with iPhone and iPhone 6 6 Plus, dramatically increased the number of transactions in similar service for Android-devices Google Wallet. It is reported by Ars Technica.

Google Wallet was announced in May 2011. This payment system turns mobile smartphone into an electronic wallet that allows you to make purchases, pay for goods and services, etc. To make a payment device equipped with NFC-chip and that is running Google Wallet, which stores data on payment card users, you need to bring to the reader in a hotel, restaurant or cafe.

Experts say that mobile payments using NFC-technology got a tangible increase of users is on the wave of interest in Apple Pay. Google Wallet was pretty cool met by the market, but now recorded weekly increase operations by 50%. In just the last two months the number of new users of the service has doubled.

Apple launched Apple Pay with support from major retailers and payment systems 20 October . The technology is useful for several reasons – starting with the fact that the smartphone can display information about the payments made, and ending with the possibility of simply carry one less thing. Was recorded over 1 million activations during the first 3 days.


As for the possible appearance of Apple Pay in Russia, according to experts, it is rather the prospect of the next at least the next year, as the need for its implementation emergence of appropriate infrastructure.

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