20 Mobile Apps For Shopping Discounts And Deals

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Shopping is easier now more than ever and we’re not just talking about being able to shop from the comforts of home. You can now check for the latest prices in multiple catalogs, availability of products, comparison of prices, special promotions, discounts, reviews and lowest prices on your smartphone.

Save time, trips and money by going through your grocery list quick and easy. Some of these apps even reward you for being an avid shopper and lets you join forces with other savvy shoppers to find the best prices for anything you can find under the sun.

LivingSocial

If you like to shop with your smartphone, this app is for you. Similar to what Groupon does, LivingSocial also provides deals between 50% – 90% off in your city, every day. Users can just view deals and buy directly via their smartphones. The good thing is when you refer 3 friends to get the same deal like you do, you’ll get yours for free.

Platform: iOS | Android

LivingSocial

Google Shopper

Google Shopper provides information like prices, reviews, videos and more of millions of products right on your smartphone, recognizing them via barcode, voice, text search or even cover art. You can easily make the best purchasing decision by comparing prices in different online stores.

Platform: iOS | Android

Google Shopper

Amazon Price Check

Users can use its built-in scanners to scan barcodes, upload a picture of a product, speech or text search to get the product descriptions, find customer reviews and the lowest prices available from Amazon.com and its merchants.

Platform: iOS | Android

Amazon Price Check

ShopSavvy

A very powerful barcode scanner and QR code reader to search for the right product at the best prices, either on online stores or local stores. It also provides a map to locate the nearest stores for best pricing. If you find a good deal, buy it instantly from the merchant ecommerce site or save it to buy online later.

Platform: iOS | Android | Windows

ShopSavvy

Groupon

Groupon app is a popular mobile commerce app which brings you fresh local deals with real-time discounts every day, and it’s customizable to fit what you’re looking for. You can purchase and redeem deals straight from your smartphones and easily track your coupons by expiration date and location.

Platform: iOS | Android | Blackberry | Windows

Groupon

PriceGrabber

Another app that allows you to find product information, compare prices and get merchant ratings. Searched results can be sorted by price, rating or popularity.

Platform: iOS | Android

PriceGrabber

The Coupons App

Put a real-time coupon widget with The Coupons App to save money at local stores, restaurants and even gas stations. Not only that, you can share a coupon with friends and family via email or Facebook.

Platform: iOS | Android

The Coupons App

Decide

Decide is a price predictor app that helps you to make a decision on what to buy, when to buy and get the price guaranteed on your purchased products. It collects reviews from product buyers to determine if a deal is worthy. Users can also set a price alert to track products or know when new versions/models are released.

Platform: iOS

Decide

Smoopa

Join other shoppers to figure out what the really good prices are. This is a comparison app which lets you join foces with other shoppers to scout for the best prices for your favorite products.

Platform: iOS | Android

Smoopa

Shopkick

Shopkick is actually an app which lets you redeem products. Get your kicks from browsing catalogs then spend them (yes, the kicks) on special rewards you can redeem from time to time.

Platform: iOS | Android

BuyVia

Get the lowest price on any products from both online and local stores with BuyVia. It comes with a UPC Code and QR code scanner for you to find the best prices. Users can customize a shopping alert to receive notification when the price of a product falls.

Platform: iOS

BuyVia

Milo

Milo has a big database for you to check the pricing and availability for over 3 million products in local stores. Users can also pay for an item from the palm of your hand and pick it up at a local store.

Platform: iOS | Android

Milo

Best Buy

Get the full catalog of products you can get from Best Buy. Users can compare prices, specs and decide which is the best deal. Users can also gain instant Reward Zone membership access to redeem gift vouchers after certain amount of purchases.

Platform: iOS | Android

Best Buy

eBay

Like to shop with eBay? Install this app to access the world’s largest marketplace right on your smartphone. Like what the Web version does, users can buy and sell items, compare prices, set up notifications and bid alerts to stay in touch with a deal.

Platform: iOS | Android | Windows

eBay

WalMart

Want to find the lowest prices of Walmart products at home without going out? Install this app. It also comes with a built-in scanner to check the current price of a product at the store.

Platform: iOS | Android

walmart

Staples

If you always purchase Staples products, this app is for you. This app contains over 100,000 Staples products and you can grab any deal, redeem coupons and check the current balance.

Platform: iOS | Android

Staples

Shop Advisor

Shop Advisor lets you add products you want to your personal WatchList and it will send you a notification whenever the ‘price is right’.

Platform: iOS | Android | Windows

RedLaser

RedLaser is a shopping assistant with barcode and QR code scanners to get the best price of a product and the nearest local stores it is available in. Besides that, users can search for deals and coupons from many merchants and buy the product online via RedLaser.

Platform: iOS | Android | Windows

RedLaser

Kohl’s

Kohl’s helps you to save money when shopping by providing you the accurate information, reviews and ratings of a product you want to buy.

Platform: iOS | Android

Kohl's

Target

With Target, you can create a product TargetLists to stay alert with its pricing. You can also design your shopping list, get special offers, check prices and buy a product using GiftCards and redeem coupons right from your smartphone.

Platform: iOS | Android

Target

Author:

Kay is a tech-savvy and regular writer at Hongkiat.com. He also maintains K-Director, a technology blog. Follow him on Twitter and Facebook.

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