There are quite a few shopping applications available in the Play Store, and if you’re looking for the best ones, well, look no further, as we’ve rounded up our top 10 picks for you to check out. Chances are you’ve heard most of these apps, as most of them are well-known, but some of these choices may end up surprising you. Before we begin, keep in mind that these apps are listed in non-specific order.
eBay is one of the world’s largest and most popular shopping websites, and this is the company’s official application. eBay’s app had been redesigned a while back, and it is now quite clean and straight to the point. You can browse everything eBay has to offer via this application, and of course, buy stuff via the app. You will be able to get discounts via this app, while you can also save items to your watch lists, and so on.
Amazon is, next to eBay, world’s most popular online shopping destination. Well, if you’re looking to get access to everything Amazon has to offer, the company’s very own Android app is probably the best mobile way to do it. This app is actually similar to eBay in terms of the general design, and it will require you to log into your Amazon account in order to buy items using the application, of course.
AliExpress app will make it possible for you to shop from AliExpress using your smartphone. AliExpress is quite probably the most popular Asian shopping website, and they deliver products all over the world. This app has been on the Play Store for a long time, much like eBay and Amazon, and it can be quite useful, as you will find different listings compared to both eBay and Amazon, while the vast majority of items is shipped from China.
Wish has managed to become quite popular really fast, this app has been around for quite some time, but nowhere near as long as eBay, Amazon, or AliExpress. Wish is an app that focuses on affordable items, but it has plenty to offer, you can, of course, find some more expensive items as well. This app will adapt its recommendations to what you’re searching for on it, and over time, those recommendations may become quite useful. You will be able to access various discounts via this app, and the app is completely free to use.
Letgo has a somewhat different approach than any other app we’ve talked about thus far, as this app is location based. You will be asked to grant this app location access, or manually select your location, and based on that, the app will filter what it has to offer for you. The goal here is to sell items in real life, but find them online. The app will never reveal your exact location to the buyer, but it will show your approximate location (neighborhood), and it will let you contact the buyer via private messages to arrange a place where the two of you will meet.
GearBest is one of China’s many online shops, and this is its official app. GearBest is, like AliExpress, an online marketplace where you will find a number of different products. The is well-designed, and quite straightforward, while it accepts payment via PayPal, amongst other things. You can shop for various Chinese smartphones via this app, smartphones that are not available elsewhere, the same goes for various other tech gear that comes from China.
Lazada is the most popular shopping app in Southeast Asia, but it’s available to everyone. The app has over 140 million active shoppers, says the company, and the design of this app is rather good as well, the same goes for basically every other app on this list, though. There are a number of official stores available via this application, while the company guarantees privacy and safety when you shop via this app.
Banggood is a rather similar store to GearBest, though it has different products on display. This application has all sorts of merchandise available, including those less-known Chinese smartphones, tablets, smartwatches, and other gear that you may be interested in. Much like GearBest, this app also allows you to pay using PayPal, amongst other ways of payment, and there are no ads here.
TomTop app is an official app from TomTop shop that some of you have probably heard about by now. TomTop has a ton of stuff for you to browse through, while you can get various offers via the app, up to 50-percent off. You can browse stuff by category or brand, while this app comes with a built-in search, like basically any other app on the list. The app’s design is minimalistic, and it’s eye-pleasing, all in all, the app is fairly easy to use.
Shpock is yet another quite popular shopping app, and it’s quite similar to Letgo, actually. This app also focuses on local buying and selling, as your location will play a rather important role here. All you need to do is figure out what you want to sell, take some pictures of it, leave some info regarding the item you’re selling, and wait for someone to contact you. The app’s design is quite clean, and it’s definitely a proper competitor to Letgo.