Android Pay lands in Asia, starts off in Singapore
Google’s own mobile payments service, Android Pay, has landed in Asia and Singapore is the first country in the region to have a taste of it, and the third worldwide after the US and the UK.
Singaporeans can now use Android Pay at numerous retail locations in their country that accept contactless payments, including 7-11, McDonald’s, Uniqlo, and Watsons. For the complete list where Android Pay is supported, click here. Also, it can store your gift cards, loyalty points, and other special offers on your phone.
Android Pay is supported by all Android devices with NFC and running Android 4.4 KitKat or higher. To use, simply download the app from the Play Store, and follow the setup. The system works with MasterCard and Visa cards from DBS, OCBC Bank, POSB, Standard Chartered Bank and UOB.