Price comparison service MySmartPrice has launched a new price comparison service on WhatsApp. The feature is based on a non-official WhatsApp API available on GitHub developed by Max Kovaljov. Users simply need to add +91 9332222222 to their WhatsApp contact list. Then they can message the product name and MySmartPrice will reply back with a list of prices for the requested product and other similar products. Currently, this feature only supports price search for the electronics category. MySmartPrice co-founder Sitakanta Ray told Medianama that other categories will be added by the end of October this year. Ray also said that in their experience a majority of users comparing prices on their site end up buying the product from an offline store, which prompted them to develop this feature. He added that accessing an app can be a time-taking procedure as…
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