In the past decade, we have been growingly dependent on our mobile phones. The number of phone apps has been increasing in order to cater to all tastes and serve all purposes. Accordingly, we spend most of our free time, if not all of it, browsing through different apps.
What if we take advantage of this time in order to buy our needs? Online shopping is pretty much the ultimate way to shop nowadays. It’s easy, it’s convenient, and sometimes it might even be cheaper.
Therefore, we have made you a list of the best apps you must have to get the finest shopping experience out of your phone:
The Amazon company is one of the largest and most popular online shopping platforms in the Arab world. For residents of the United Arab Emirates, Saudi Arabia, Kuwait or Egypt, Souq.com is your target when it comes to shopping. It allows you to browse and buy from a huge number of products at large discounts in all categories like fashion, electronics, mobiles, tablets, original perfumes, and more.
Offering millions of different products, Jumia is considered “an online mall” where you can safely, conveniently, and cheaply shop for all your needs from fashion to groceries to electronics and everything in between.
PS: Jumia also has another application called “Jumia One” where you can pay all sorts of bills, donations and more! Isn’t life just easier with Jumia?
The middle east’s own homegrown marketplace. It’s one of the largest lifestyle shopping destinations for the region, with a wide range of brands and products covering electronics, fashion, beauty, baby, home, and kitchen. All for free shipping!
In an efficient and authentic experience that makes you “now closer than ever”, 3laCam is an online marketplace that provides online ‘stores’ where products AND services can be sold and bought by the app’s subscribers. The best and most unique thing is that it’s all through video display with ultimate video selling and viewing features that facilitate your shopping.
Ever since it was “Dubizzle”, it has been known as the place to go if you want to sell or buy anything. Serving all purposes and fulfilling all needs, on OLX you can find everything from vehicles, properties, appliances, business equipment, fashion and beauty products, even pets and more!
“From the application to your fridge” – 3ayez is a cool grocery shopping application in Cairo and Alexandria. Sparing you the burden of calling, it will help you find your daily groceries, just a tap and a swipe away! With 3ayez, you can browse from a variety of different stores, filter by area, desired store and product. You can also see real photos for all the products, in addition to enjoying exclusive offers and discounts.
Another grocery shopping app in the market, yet more advanced and sophisticated. Instashop was nominated for 3 consecutive years as one of the most promising startups in the Arab world by Forbes. Save time and energy and have all your supermarket needs delivered to your doorstep in less than one hour!
Egypt’s #1 food ordering service. Shop, browse menus, and order food online from more than 900+ restaurants easily and hastily. Through Otlob, you can sort restaurants by cuisine, price, discounts, locations, and user reviews.
Looking for the perfect car? Hatla2ee is your destination. It’s the largest online marketplace for used cars in the MENA region, providing the fastest and easiest ways to find your desired car. You can buy and sell different brands and types of cars on this direct platform.
Breakfast shopping? Now that’s a thing with Breadfast, delivering fresh bakery and breakfast products to your doorstep, every morning. You don’t have to freeze or defrost bakery anymore, and you don’t have to leave your home to buy your daily needs of fresh bakery.
All these apps are available on both Android’s Google Play Store and Apple’s App Store.
Better start downloading 😉