Amazon India seems to have quietly added a UPI based payments option for customers who are making purchases on the website. The development was spotted by members of the r/india subreddit who also noticed that Amazon is using an @apl virtual payments address for collecting payments. Medianama was able to verify the existence of the same as the UPI payment option pops up during the checkout process. The e-commerce giant's silent launch of UPI is an interesting development as it becomes the first major entity to use UPI for only collecting payments. At the time of check out customers can select UPI as a payment option. After doing so the user will be asked to enter their existing VPA which will take a couple of seconds to verify. Upon successful verification, the customer is taken to the corresponding UPI ID-linked mobile…
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