Micromax s investing spree doesn t seem to show any signs of slowing down. After investing in Bangalore-based digital fitness app HealthifyMe and Gurgaon-based travel search startup ixigo, Micromax has today announced its investment in Scandid. Also Read - 5 delayed smartphone launches in India due to COVID-19 in May 2021Also Read - Micromax In 1 goes on sale in India today on Flipkart: Top 5 features, price of all variants
Scandid is a shopping discovery and price comparison app that is based out of Silicon Valley and Pune. The app lets users compare prices of more than 10 million products that are available across 200 online merchants, such as Snapdeal, Flipkart and Amazon among others. Also Read - Micromax In 1 first impressions: Solid competition for Poco M3
Scandid also offers information about local retailers. Having all the quotes in front, users can buy at lowest possible price, thus making an informed decision. The financial details of the deal however have not been revealed.
Scandid s presence on all Micromax smartphones will provide a rich shopping experience to Micromax users out of the box, Sushil Choudhari, founder of Scandid said. As m-commerce grows and mobile becomes the key platform to not just shop but also compare to get best deals, Micromax s investment will help us reach the last mile customer and strengthen our position as the leading mobile shopping destination.
We have always believed in providing value to our customers. Today users do not want to switch between different apps for shopping, be it online or offline. We have a roadmap to provide integrated services and leverage the mobile as a platform to converge these services, Micromax co-founder, Rahul Sharma said. We believe that Scandid has an edge with its offering in the mobile shopping scenario and we will be able to bring value to our customers.