Manhattan, NY – The new and improved RedLaser app for your smartphone, arms you with the consumer weapon you need that aims to save you money.
Owned and operated by eBay, the Redlaser app is available for iPhone and Android smart phones. The whole idea is to scan product barcodes to make sure you are getting the best deal around. Just by touching the screen, the app does the price comparison work for you by finding the best deal on that product either online or even locally.
We tried the app at a nearby grocery store. With Swiffer refills as our test product, the local market had a price of $12.39. Redlaser found it online at Amazon.com for $2 cheaper. Locally, the app found it less than a mile away at Home Depot for $3 cheaper.
The IN-APP checkout is a new and improved feature. You can find the best price for a particular product you’re looking for, then you can actually buy it within the app and have it shipped directly to your home or pick it up in a local store.
If you don’ have a barcode handy, no problem. The new Redlaser App has image recognition software that uses images, like a picture, to help you find your product.