Savvy smartphone shoppers will likely be out in force on
Black Friday – relying on their devices to save both time and money.
According to recent surveys, nearly half of all smartphone
users now take advantage of mobile shopping apps. They use their devices to:
Browse for deals – 50 percent
Compare prices – 48 percent
Redeem electronic coupons – 38 percent
Some popular apps for both Apple and Android devices to
help with holiday shopping, including:
Black Friday Survival Guide: This app
lets shoppers view leaked and verified Black Friday ads in real time, search
for the best deals and create personal shopping lists.
Shop Savvy: Using their smartphone
camera, shoppers can use this app to scan prices and search for the best
in-store and online deals. Its available on Apple and Android devices.
Discount and tax calculator: Shoppers can use this app to estimate ahead
of time how much items will cost and how much will be saved during a sale.
Find my Car: Selected by the Wall Street
Journal as one of the Top Ten Apps That Will Change Your Life, this app uses
location services to help shoppers locate their vehicles in crowded mall