The eBay app is being updated for Android and iOS in time for the holiday season, bringing a new shopping experience and comparison tool. According to the changelog, users can tap on different categories from the header, showing you an overview of “Browse” pages. These pages will display hopefully “relevant and engaging” content for shoppers.
Inside of categories, you will see the category’s most popular items. For example, if you tap on smartphones, you may see devices from Samsung, Apple, and LG. From here, you can compare models, previous generations, and prices.
Additionally, eBay lists that users can look through ratings and reviews of products, giving you even more insightful information into a potential purchase. The changelog in its entirety has been placed below.
- Browse Experience: Tapping “categories” from, the iOS header or Android homepage will take you to Browse pages with relevant and engaging content at any category level.
- Product Based Shopping Experience: The most popular categories display the category’s best selling products. New product pages help users choose from eBay’s diverse choice of inventory, everything from the latest model right off the shelf to previous generations.
- Personalized content on the home screen: The eBay app now helps you pick up where you left off directly on the home screen. Browse deals and best selling products based on your recent activity.
- Ratings and Reviews: Want an unbiased opinion about the product that you are looking to buying? Check out the user reviews that are straight from the eBay community to make sure the item is perfect for you.
The update is rolling out right now. Be on the lookout.