Commonwealth Bank today gave more Australians access to smarter, simpler and more convinient mobile technology, unveling new and updated versions of its industry-leading mobile apps on Google Android powered smartphones.
The award-winning Property Guide app is now available on Android phones, while a new version of its world-first social payments app, CommBank Kaching, has been redesigned specifically for the Android platform. The redesign of the CommBank Kaching app gives Android users access to improved functionality and additional features, such as email or SMS payment notifications, while the Property Guide app provides Android users with access to smarter property insights.
The CommBank Property Guide app, which helps home buyers and sellers keep on top of the property market with 'augmented reality' insights, has rung up more than 350,000+ downloads since launch and averages 20,000 property searches a week. CommBank Kaching, Australia's most popular digital wallet has now been downloaded more than 750,000 times and used to make more than $4 Billion in payments in the past 12 months.
"With Android now accounting for 44 per cent of the Australian smartphone market, we're helping more of our customers embrace simpler and more convenient banking solutions. CommBank Kaching has been redeveloped to take advantage of the best functionality Android-powered devices offer. We listened hard to our customers and have made banking easier than ever," said Andy Lark, Chief Marketing and Online Officer, Commonwealth Bank.
Property guide for Android App
Through the CommBank Property Guide, Android users have access to smarter property insights, with augmented reality technology delivering rich data mapped onto a real world-view through the Android phone's camera on more than 80 per cent of residential properties in Australia.
For more information on the CommBank Property Guide please visit www.commbank.com.au/propertyguide.
Redesigned CommBank Kaching for Android
The new version of CommBank Kaching for Android has been designed to specifically enhance the Android user experience. New features and functionality include a revamped interface, improved navigation and performance, vertical account scrolling, use of the 'back button' functionality, email or SMS payment notifications, ability to save or share payment receipts, and an enhanced 'find us' functionality.
CommBank Property Guide and CommBank Kaching are now available in the Google Play store.