Paytm marketplace adds mobile phone and camera categories to iOS, Android app

Paytm - the company known for enabling online recharges and bill payments - has forayed into the lucrative mobile phone and camera retail market. It has now added the two new categories to its smartphone apps, where anyone can buy smartphones or cameras using their Paytm accounts.


The company plans to sell entry-level to high-end smartphone brands like Nokia, Samsung, Apple, Micromax and others. In fact, users can also buy the recently launched Samsung Galaxy S5 and Micromax Canvas Doodle 3. Paytm is also running a ‘lowest price challenge' on select handsets. On the camera front, one can expect the top 10 brands including Sony, Canon and Nikon. It claims to offer over 900 models ranging from point-and-shoot to SLRs are available.


Deepak Abbot, AVP, Paytm said, “Paytm’s mobile marketplace has been doing exceedingly well since its very inception in February this year. The idea behind introducing the two new categories is to offer more choices for our consumers. Mobile phones and cameras are undoubtedly very popular amongst today’s shoppers. We will continue to add more products in the mobile and camera category to make it a comprehensive catalogue, on a single platform. We aim to reach out to more and more people with best-of-breed products coupled with exciting offers.”


Users can opt for the PayTm app that can be downloaded for Android and iOS devices from the Google Play store and Apple App store, respectively. PayTm has also added benefits for its app users like Rs 500 cash back on select mobile phones.

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