5 Apps For The Smart Shopper

Gone are the days of waiting in endless queues and pushing yourself through the overcrowded shops and malls. Nowadays, shopping smart is the new mantra for all the shopping enthusiasts. Earlier it was online shopping, now you do not even need a PC or laptop to shop. All you need is a smartphone or a tablet and you are good to go. These apps make the entire shopping experience much more easy and fun. They have literally brought power in the hands of shoppers with their easy to access interfaces, amazing offers and discount facilities. Here we have the top five such shopping applications for smartphone users (Windows, Android and iOS) that will surely be godsend for the smart shopper.



Available in both Android and iOS, Snapdeal app comes with a web interface and is location aware; hence users do not need to manually enter location details to access. It has earned a lot of recognition with its ultra-cheap deals.In order to pay for their purchases, users can directly pay within the application and if needed they can also go in for convenient payment options such as EMI and even cash on delivery.



The Flipkart app has a clutter-free user interface. As soon as you open the app, you will see different categories like books, mobiles, tablets etc. all neatly placed, above which there is a search category. Users can buy products directly using the application as well as get to read information regarding the products along with user comments and ratings on a neatly laid interface. Flipkart also offers a 30-day return policy on products.

eBay India


Available for both Android and iOS devices, this app allows users to shop and sell their products. It has the option of searching category wise as well as keyword search. The app lets you “buy” or “bid” the product, and various products are classified under “buy now” and “bid” category.



Groupon is yet another popular deal website in India. It recently announced the launch of its iOS application for Indian users while it was already available for iOS devices world over. The application is location aware, which means that it can track your location and can notify you about deals nearby. With this application, users can purchase and redeem deals using only their mobile phone.

Shopping Assistant


A utility app available for Windows Phones users. This app allows users to create different shopping lists for different categories and creates an all-in-one shopping list.  The app even allows you to add pictures to your shopping list as well as suggests recommendations and improvements too. The whole shopping list is stored in the phone which makes accessing the list easy in future as it creates multiple copies.

Go ahead and make your online shopping experience worthwhile with these standout apps available for your Smartphone. You can now shop anytime and anywhere.

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by techtalks @TechTalks February 23, 2015 10:06 AM UTC


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