Google Pay most downloaded fintech app globally in Jan; PhonePe is leading in India

Google Pay most downloaded fintech app globally in Jan; PhonePe leads in India

Google Pay has again become the most downloaded fintech application all around the world in a month, recording 10.6 million downloads in January in which India contributed 77.3% or 8.2 million introduces, information sourced from Sensor Tower shows.

In December, Google Pay had timed 10.3 million downloads worldwide.

In the worldwide top five most-downloaded fintech applications, India’s PhonePe and Paytm snatched the third and fifth spot separately.

PhonePe recorded 9.2 million downloads in January while Paytm got 4.7 million downloads.

Local application PhonePe was the most downloaded fintech application in India with 9.1 million downloads. Paytm, Dhani and Yono SBI recorded 4.6 million, 3.5 million and 3.3 million downloads separately.

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Other than India, Google has a presence in the US, Russia, Ukraine, Brazil, Germany and Italy, among others.

It’s significant that PhonePe has been keeping up its lead over Google Pay regarding UPI exchanges volume for as far back as two months.

As indicated by information delivered by NPCI, PhonePe had recorded 968.72 million exchanges worth Rs 1,91,973.77 crore in January though Google Pay enrolled 853.53 million exchanges adding up to Rs 1,77,791.47 crore during the month.

UPI saw 2.3 billion exchanges worth Rs 4,31,181.89 crore in January in which a lot of exchanges was 42% and Google Pay contributed 37%.


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