Price intelligence engine PriceBaba.com today announced the launch of its services in Pune & Delhi NCR. Launched earlier this year in Mumbai, PriceBaba helps shoppers hunt the best prices for mobile devices in their area. With its launch today, PriceBaba lists over 350 shops across 5 regions (Mumbai, Pune, Delhi, Gurgaon & Noida).
It is expected that over 230 million mobile phones would be sold in India this year, a large number of these devices are researched online by the 120+ million Internet users. Over 95% of Internet users in India transacting offline, PriceBaba promises to help shoppers make an informed purchase decision by bringing real world information on the Internet.
PriceBaba is also partnering with Innoz Technologies to bring its services on 55444, thus enabling users to research prices in their vicinity. “55444 brings a unique platform for app makers to reach a large customer base as sms is a basic feature in all mobile phones. Given the value PriceBaba adds to offline shoppers, we are excited about the value it brings to 55444’ users,” said Abhinav Sree, co-founder & COO, Innoz Technologies.
"We have been extremely busy since our launch back in May. We have made dozens of changes/ additions to the site and have completely redone the UI adopting the Google recommended Responsive Web Design. We continue to maintain deep focus on our users." said Annkur P Agarwal, co-founder & C2C, PriceBaba. "With this update we have over 350 retail locations live on PriceBaba, each of them have gone through multiple levels of verification. I am incredibly excited about what the team is currently working on" he adds.
PriceBaba is mobile friendly and have employed Responsive Web Design frameworks. This lets PriceBaba build one single site that works on almost all screen sizes, be it desktops / laptops / tablets or a mobile phone.
PriceBaba has geo tagged hundreds of store locations verified by them and while what one sees is a regular search box to lookup locations, under the hood there is a smart geocoder looking up the requested location, plotting it on a map and displaying relevant results. The more you use it, the better it gets.
The PriceBaba team is proud of what the have accomplished given the resources we play with. The search box is the single most important navigation tool on PriceBaba. As of today, the new search algorithm understands what a user means.