Android Pay lands in Hong Kong
Google is launching Android Pay in Hong Kong, making it the third market in Asia-Pacific region to feature the mobile payment service. Australia and Singapore saw Android Pay go live earlier this year.
Mastercard and Visa, as well as several banks in Hong Kong also announced support for Android Pay there.
"Hongkongers can now use Android Pay at over 5,000 locations in Hong Kong where contactless payments are accepted, including stores such as at 7-Eleven, Circle K, Fortress, Mannings, Maxim’s Cakes, MX, McDonald's, Pacific Coffee, PARKnSHOP, SmarTone, Watsons, Wellcome and more," Pali Bhat, senior director of product management for Android Pay, wrote in a company blog post.
Android Pay works with Mastercard and Visa cards from BEA, DBS, Dah Sing Bank, Hang Seng Bank, HSBC, and Standard Chartered Bank in Hong Kong.
Google also announced Android Pay in-app support for Boutir Collect, Deliveroo, Kaligo, Klook, Snaptee, and coming soon, Uber and more, according to the announcement.