Android Pay - December 2016 Product Update

Blog Post created by mobileteam on Dec 15, 2016

Google has released two new case studies demonstrating the power of Android Pay for In-App and Mobile Web purchasing to drive shopping cart abandonment rates down, and conversation rates up.  Check out the case studies of Fancy and LUXE below.


Fancy Teams up with Android Pay to Solve Cart Abandonment


LUXE Teams up with Android Pay to Simplify the User Experience


Recently launched markets - blog post announcements:

Ireland - launched Dec 7th

Poland -  launched Nov 17th

New Zealand - launched Nov 30th

Japan - launched Dec 12th


Android Pay is now live in all markets listed below:

USA, United Kingdom, Australia, Singapore, Hong Kong, Poland, New ZealandIreland and Japan


Product news:

Android Pay is now available on all devices running KitKat 4.4 or higher - and we've removed the qualifier that the device must have NFC capability. So, users can now utilize Android Pay on more devices for eCommerce transactions.


Mobile Web Payments - Reminder that Android Pay is now available for merchants on the Mobile Web as well as InApp payments.  Information links on the Mobile Web PaymentRequest initiative are listed for reference below.


PaymentRequest Mobile Web - main information site for Mobile Web Initiative "PaymentRequest"


W3C Web Payments initiative - main W3C site for effort to standardize web payments across the industry


Android Pay in PaymentRequest API - Android Pay within Mobile Web Payment Request API described here


Request form for Mobile Web API for partners - Mobile Web Android Pay merchant sign up link



Important reference sites - Android Pay - Consumer web site for Android Pay - Android Pay In-App developers site - Android Pay branding guidelines site