In countries like India, where credit card penetration is low, several consumers find it difficult to purchase paid apps and other digital content available on Playstore. After toying with options like career billing, Google has finally extended a viable solution to India consumers.
You can now purchase 500 INR, 1000 INR and 1500 INR Playstore credit vouchers for Playstore in India and use them for buying apps, books, movies and other digital content listed on playstore. These vouchers are available at stores of Vijay Sales and Spice Hotspot in Delhi NCR, Mumbai, Pune, Hyderabad, Bengaluru, Kolkata and Jaipur.
Simply visit any store near your location and purchase a voucher using cash or debit card. You can then redeem your credit points here.
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These prepaid gift cards were first introduced in US in 2012 and are now available across several countries. In countries like India, where credit card penetration is quite low, especially among Youth, availability of prepaid vouchers will benefit developers.