Price Comparing iPhone Apps

Shopping is something that most of us enjoy. However, there is nothing more frustrating than making a purchase, and discovering after some times or some days that you have paid much higher prices in comparison to the best possible prices.

The good news is that these situations can be avoided now. There are numerous apps that can help you get the lowest possible price on the item you want to buy. So take a look at some of the must-have tools helping you get the best prices.

Google shopper:
This app collects and provides information about millions of products that a user may require. In case, you are not sure about the item you want, just browse as per some categories like home wares, gadgets, sales, etc. Or you can directly search by the name of item and get a list of results.

Interestingly, you’re not limited to perform text based searches; the app also has the ability to recognize an item by cover art, barcode and voice search. You can get the best prices for an item, including the best local and online prices. Users can also read reviews, view specifications and watch videos related to that product. The app enables to save items to a shopping list, or share the wish-list-worthy items with friends.

RedLaser is one of the first price comparison apps and is still a standard one. It helps the user to find the best deals and coupons, store digital versions of loyalty cards and buy items directly in the app. With this app, the user can scan UPC codes and QR codes to know more about a merchandise.

He can also read reviews and product descriptions, or view the most popular products purchased by other RedLaser users to help make a better decision. The app also shows the products similar to and related to the item the user has just viewed, so that he could know about other available things. Users can create their wish lists or gift lists and share loyalty cards with friends through the app.

It enables the user to compare prices instantly with Amazon’s website and its affiliated merchants. It allows to scan the barcode of an item or snap its picture or search it simply by typing or speaking its name. The app allows viewing product descriptions and customer reviews of a product. Immediate purchases can also be made via Amazon’s 1-Click ordering system and Amazon Prime.

All the products displayed in the app are from the U.S. Amazon store and all the prices are in U.S. Dollars. The product information can also be shared via Twitter, Facebook, message or mail. Most interestingly, if the user finds a better deal somewhere else, he can notify Amazon of an in-store price , since the online retailer claims to keep prices competitive.

So, the next time you plan to shop, make sure you do it the smart way with the best possible prices. Download any of these cool apps on your iPhone and get, set, go for your shopping. Or, you may also hire a developer having experience of iPhone app development, to get an even better app for your shopping needs.

written by for Mobile Development section(s).