Google Wallet to go live on 10 more Sprint smartphones

Monday 5 March 2012 | 04:49 CET | News
Google Wallet will be made available on 10 additional Sprint Android smartphones in 2012, eWeek reports, citing Osama Bedier, vice president of Google Wallet and payments. The statement was made at the Mobile World Congress in Barcelona. The Google Wallet application can be downloaded from Google's Android Market. The service is based on NFC sensors, allowing users to tap and pay for goods at checkout counters in retail stores. Google Wallet has up to now been available on Sprint's Android-based Samsung Nexus S smartphone since the service launched in New York and San Francisco in September

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Companies: Google / Sprint
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