PhonePe announced the launch of Tamil voice Payment Notifications

 PhonePe, announced the launch of voice payment notifications for its SmartSpeakers in Tamil. With the introduction of vernacular voice notifications, merchants can now validate customer payments instantly in the regional language of their choice. PhonePe SmartSpeakers are currently being utilized by merchant partners across 19,000 pin codes (covering over 90% of the country), to enable voice payment notifications. In Tamil Nadu alone, PhonePe has successfully digitized 20 lakh merchant partners, who are actively utilizing its QR codes and other solutions. With the addition of voice payment notifications in Tamil, they can now access PhonePe SmartSpeakers in their preferred language within the PhonePe for Business app, without incurring any extra charges.

Speaking on the new offerings, Vivek Lohcheb, Head of Offline Business at PhonePe said, “As we take digital payments into the Indian heartlands, our aim is to actively solve for the numerous challenges that merchants currently encounter, thus ensuring the optimal utilization of our SmartSpeaker devices. Addressing the challenges that come with varying lingual needs is a step in that direction.  With the growing demand for payment validation, our objective is to make our devices accessible to every merchant in India by localizing and customizing our services to cater to their specific needs.”

Merchants can download and select the regional language of their choice on the PhonePe SmartSpeaker by opening the PhonePe for Business App, Go to the SmartSpeaker section on the home screen, Under the Language bar, choose your preferred language from the multiple options available. The selected language gets downloaded on the device. Device gets rebooted with the updated language.

PhonePe SmartSpeakers stand out in the market include portability, a best-in-class battery, great audio clarity even in the noisiest of environments, and the compact and versatile form factor which allows merchants to use it even in the most congested counter spaces. PhonePe SmartSpeakers come with up to 4 days of battery life, data connectivity, a dedicated battery level LED indicator for ease of use, audio alerts for low battery level, and a replay button for the last transaction.

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