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Google Pay the new, consolidated platform replaces Android Pay and Google Wallet

Google Pay the new, consolidated platform replaces Android Pay and Google Wallet

Perhaps Tez too will be branded as Google Pay, even though it is not the same as Google Wallet or Android Pay as it uses the UPI payment system made in India.

Google says "over the coming weeks, you'll see Google Pay online, in store, and across Google products, as well as when you're paying friends".

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"The timing is important because Google Pay wants to capture and build momentum around mobile payments before competition gets any more intense".

Google already employed a similar logo and name for "Pay with Google", its very similar-sounding online checkout service, which came out in October. We all have fond memories of Google's first NFC-enabled payment portal AKA Google Wallet, which then got rebranded to Android Pay, which, to be honest, got a tad confusing for some users. The fruit of that work is the new Google Pay platform.

British Gmail users can now send money to each other using Google's mail service. Have you noticed the Google Pay branding yet? Now, in an effort to bring them under one roof, the search giant is rolling out Google Pay, a unified brand for its online and real-world wallets.

Google Pay is already available on Airbnb, Dice, Fandango, HungryHouse, Instacart, and other apps and websites you love. We're not betting that Google is going to be able to streamline all digital payments with Google Pay, but it sure would be nice if Android had a single method for buying stuff.

Android Pay is one the most popular and widely used smartphone-based secure payment systems.

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