While Android Pay isn’t the first mobile wallet Australians get to use, following on from Apple Pay and Samsung Wallet, it is the wallet with the support from the most banks. Many banks have previously offered their own mobile payment apps for Android devices, and are now starting to just support the single unified app with Android Pay.
From day one, ANZ is the first major bank onboard (again, after Apple Pay), along with American Express, Macquarie Bank, and a handful of smaller credit unions. Westpac (and it’s other brands, St George, Bank of Melbourne and Bank SA), Bendigo Bank and ING are ‘coming soon’.
Weirdly, there’s also no support for MasterCard cards yet, only Visa and American Express. [Read more…] about Android Pay officially launched in Australia