MySmartPrice turns WhatsApp into a price comparison tool

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The price comparison website MySmartPrice is now enabling millions of consumers in India to check out better deals online, even when they have little connectivity. The web service will allow users to utilize WhatsApp, the massively popular cross-platform messenger, to make quick and speedy product price comparison searches.

All that's required is to fire a message to 9332222222 with a query and MySmartPrice will return appropriate results. Replies will contain not only prices but also other specifications and related products found elsewhere. It's certainly a neat way of getting around barriers like data connectivity in India. Also, it works cross-platform too, so long as WhatsApp is installed.

If you prefer to shop offline, would this new service tempt you to do some online comparisons?

Source: The Hindu

Rich Edmonds
  • Text messaging apps have become very popular as more and more people are using them to stay in touch with friends and family. WhatsApp is a new entry which might prove a strong competitor to Viber.
  • WhatsApp is not a new entry. Posted via the Android Central App
  • Viber is no where close to WhatsApp on worldwide user base. Viber is the one playing catchup here!!!
  • I would love some google now results in this way. The app uses very limited amount of internet. So pretty good for people on edge or gprs Posted via the Android Central App
  • Cool... The 1st thing im gonna look up is HTC butterfly 2 :D
  • Clever Posted via Android Central App
  • Its very good idea though the service is temporarily unavailable Posted via the Android Central App