Google Pay brings all of Google's payment platforms under one roof, mostly


"With Google Pay, it'll be easier for you to use the payment information saved to your Google Account, so you can speed through checkout with peace of mind", said Pali Bhat, VP of Product Management, Payments at Google. The U.S. will be only the second country with LG Pay. Google Pay, which is also known as Gpay, will bring together Google Wallet and Android Pay.

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It has not been smooth sail for both Android Pay and Google Wallet in recent months-the competition from other digital payment providers has been tough. When it arrives, however, it may not be LG Pay, but rather LG Wallet, in something of an unusual twist from established norms. Currently, the service of the LG Pay is available only in South Korea, the home country of LG and expected t expand to more countries. There is no clarification on whether Tez will be rebranded to Google Pay or not. Android Pay was supposed to launch here at some point of time but then Google chose to launch a market-specific app called Tez here instead. With the new branding, the Mountain View giant is apparently looking to streamline operations, much like Apple and Samsung are attempting with their respective Apple Pay and Samsung Pay platforms.

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The next time you make a purchase from Google or from any of its partners - Airbnb, Dice, Fandango, HungryHouse, Instacart and other services - you'll see Google Pay as an option.

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Tez uses UPI (Unified Payments Interface) and is created to work with all major banks, including Axis, HDFC Bank, ICICI and State Bank of India. Google's Tez is different from Paytm in that you can't store money in the app. Now, it's back, and word from the company proper is that it's finally coming to the U.S., and just in time for summer.