Snapdeal goes OLX way introduces Reglobe; Amazon launches its Android App in India

snapdeal Snapdeal goes OLX way introduces Reglobe

Online marketplace Snapdeal has recently launched a new Value Added Service for its customers which would allow them to sell their used gadgets through the website. Similar to what other online classified sites like OLX and Quikr do, but Snapdeal is the first eCommerce website that has come up with such an initiative.

Snapdeal’s Reglobe feature is quite similar to what Budli is doing. One needs to enter the model of the phone they want to sell. If the particular gadget is accepted by the site, the user needs to fill in its condition to get a price quote.

If the user is satisfied with the quote they can schedule a pickup or drop-off and get paid in cash instantly after the product is physically verified by the ReGlobe technician. But in case of any discrepancies between the details filled online and the actual condition of the gadget, the technician will revise the quote and if the new amount is agreed upon by both parties, the payment will be made on the spot.

For now, few products that can be resold via Reglobe include laptops, mobiles and tablets and the pick-up services are available in Delhi, Gurgaon, Faridabad, Noida, Ghaziabad, Mumbai, Bangalore, Secunderabad and Hyderabad. The company is expected to add more product options and pick up facilities in more cities in the coming time.

The second space has gained traction online with Greendust like big players in this space and a recent startup Budli.

Click here to try the feature.

amazonAmazon.in launches Android App

Online marketplace Amazon has made its Android app available in India which will allow customers to search, browse, compare offers, read reviews and make purchases via mobile phone.

The customers can scan a Barcode or type a product name to instantly check the availability and prices for that item on Amazon.in. The Barcode scanner button is placed in the search bar on the home screen itself, thus allowing easy access.

Like the website the app also allows the users to shop via department, create wishlist, view orders, make recommendations etc.

Customers with existing Amazon India accounts can login using the same credentials whereas the new customers can sign up for an account using the Amazon App. Customers already using Android app for any of the International Amazon stores can change the country to India.

India is the 10th country to have Amazon’s Android app.

Recently, Flipkart had also launched its Android app.

The app is available for free at Google Playstore. Click here to try the app.

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