Fitbit Pay support?


(Chris) #1

Hi folks!

Will you be planning on adding Fitbit Pay support for the Monzo current account?

I’m currently debating between an Android Wear and/or Fitbit Ionic device and this will be the clincher for me. :slight_smile:

Thanks!


Fitbit pay?
Monzo vs Starling - heart versus head
(MikeF) #2

Given a reply in an earlier thread which suggested that Samsung Pay had too small a user base to bother with (other than as an engineering hobby project) at this point, I doubt that a new Fitbit, with an even smaller current user base, will garner any more support.

Maybe later.


(Chris) #3

Hmm - Android Wear it may have to be. :slight_smile:


(Ashley Bye) #4

I’d get onboard with a decision to support FitBit pay.


#5

And Garmin pay too? :wink:


(MikeF) #6

And the complete irony of this is that while I still believe what I wrote above, I’m rather surprised to have been given a Fitbit Ionic so I’ll join the queue of eager Fitbit pay customers even though I don’t believe we’re going to see anything useful in anything but the long term. :thinking:


(knows someone who knows Tom quite well) #7

Ahh but will you still be using it in a few weeks?

Fitbits etc seem to be not very sticky at all…


#8

You, sir, may well be interested in Starling that continues to innovate with industry firsts. :+1:


(MikeF) #9

Well I never. Who’d have thought it. Other cliches…

So, no pressure then Monzo :slight_smile:


#10

It’s such a missed opportunity that Monzo backed the wrong horse and announced Android Pay on the same day. :roll_eyes::wink:


(MikeF) #11

Clearly. What can they have been thinking!


(Craig Plummer) #12

I’d be interested in Fitbit Pay support.


(Adam Braunton) #13

Yes please! Starling need that USP shot down :stuck_out_tongue_closed_eyes:


(Vitali) #14

Please please Monzo!

How come Starling is already there? https://www.fitbit.com/fitbit-pay/banks

I prefer Monzo to Starling but if I get their watch then I’ll have to spread my money across Starling as well and lose the Monzo’s stats. :disappointed:


(Hugh) #15

To clarify, Starling is the only UK bank offering support for it.

Monzo is currently working on rolling out current accounts to all 450,000 prepaid customers - no mean feat.


#16

Come on, Fitbit pay must be being used by at least 450 people - no mean feat!!!


(Joshua Stephenson) #17

I have just purchased a fitbit ionic and wondered if monzo was thinking of supporting fitbit pay.

I know starling bank has done the same, I was a little disappointed reading on the fitbit website “we support all major banks” only to find one bank service.


(Allie) #18

Looking at their site, they also support Danske Bank (Northern Ireland). I’m a bit surprised American Express doesn’t support Fitbit Pay since they do in the US, and their platforms are very global compared to other issuers, but it was the same with Android Pay for a long time - because they used the UK to try and push their (awful) Amex Pay solution.

I’m really not surprised Fitbit hasn’t made too many friends in the industry, they themselves have chosen not to integrate with services like Apple’s HealthKit. Perhaps Fitbit isn’t as fun to work with as some other companies? I have no insider knowledge, just the impression I get from the lack of interoperability Fitbits themselves have always had.


#19

they support all major banks, it is just a shame all major banks don’t support them :wink:


#20

Having upgraded my Pebble to an Ionic last week I’d also be interested in this, but realise it’d be right at the very bottom of the list of priorities and then some!