Wallapop - Buy & Sell Nearby
Download
  • Review
  • Download
  • Screenshots
  • Discussions
Wallapop - Buy & Sell Nearby
Wallapop - Buy & Sell Nearby
Wallapop - Buy & Sell Nearby
Wallapop - Buy & Sell Nearby
Wallapop - Buy & Sell Nearby
Wallapop - Buy & Sell Nearby
Wallapop - Buy & Sell Nearby
Wallapop - Buy & Sell Nearby

Review Wallapop - Buy & Sell Nearby

Brandon Girod
7.3Good
Very clean interface, lots of different options, easy to use
Filter options aren't as expansive as I'd like, there is no way to buy straight off the site
Here's the deal: everyone really likes to shop, some people are just really picky about what they're shopping for. And maybe not everyone likes to go shopping every week. Wallapop for Android is an app that is similar to Craigslist without all of the weird personal stuff that gets in the middle. It's simply a vessel that allows you to search for local items people are selling, and puts you in contact with them so you can buy it. Likewise, you can just as easily be the seller by listing stuff you want to sell.
Opening up the app for the first time will present you with a simple view of items within a set distance. Originally, mine was defaulted to everything within a mile of where I was, so when it says local, it means local. Unfortunately, this app hasn't quite caught on in my area, so there were very few items and it quickly scoped out a larger area.
Finding items on here isn't exactly what I would consider easy, though. There are some categories, there is a built-in search function, and there are even curated lists based on themes that all look very nice. But if I'm looking for something like a computer part or a cell phone, I'll be stuck with the "electronics" category, which lumps a ton of items into one place making it complicated to sift through.
Likewise, the buying and selling process is equally shallow. Want to be a seller? Take a photo of what you're selling and then wait for someone to message you through the app. If you find a bite then the ball is in your court from there because the app only acts as a vehicle to connect sellers with buyers. No transaction is made through the site, so both parties are still at risk for getting scammed once a transaction is set to take place.
Wallapop looks good from the outside, but once you open the app up, you realize there really isn't a lot here. Depending on your area, your shopping options may be very limited, transactions must still take place in person, and are arranged between seller and buyer, and Craigslist is still a better option. Yeah, I just said that.

Final ratings

Usefulness 7/10
Usability 7/10
Originality 8/10
Design 8/10
Discussions
What do you think about the app?
Your rating
sign in with
or send anonymous
No comments yet, yours will be the first
We recommend
  • Feedly
    Feedly
    Neat reader app for Google Reader and RSS
    9.7
  • Any.DO
    Any.DO
    Program for scheduling events and tasks
    9.7
  • Yandex.Navigator
    Yandex.Navigator
    Perfect GPS navigator
    10
  • Buzz Launcher
    Buzz Launcher
    Everything but the kitchen sink kinda launcher
    7.4
  • Contacts Phone Dialer: drupe
    Contacts Phone Dialer: drupe
    A contacts app solving a problem you don’t actually have
    8.1
  • Skype
    Skype
    The best VoIP service in the world
    9.4
  • Weather Live
    Weather Live
    Pocket Weatherman
    8.7
  • Rounds
    Rounds
    Friendly and feature-oriented video chat app
    7.5
  • Deezer
    Deezer
    A solid music app
    8.4
  • Flipboard
    Flipboard
    Organize and discover stories and online content
    9.0
  • VKontakte
    VKontakte
    Official VKontakte app
    9.4
  • Swarm
    Swarm
    Ho-hum. It's just ok
    7.6
  • Memrise: Learn a new language
    Memrise: Learn a new language
    Dust off your brain cells and start memorizing
    9.0
  • Dolphin Browser
    Dolphin Browser
    Best mobile browser I've tried
    10
  • Runtastic Heart Rate
    Runtastic Heart Rate
    Measures and records your heart rate
    9.1
  • Flickr
    Flickr
    A hugely popular photo share and discovery app
    9.0
  • Photo Collage - InstaMag
    Photo Collage - InstaMag
    Create cool picture montages instantly
    8.2
  • Wifi Analyzer
    Wifi Analyzer
    Improve your WiFi signal for the best possible connections and speed
    9.0
  • PayPal
    PayPal
    Perhaps the most solid iteration of Paypal yet
    9.9
  • Dumpster Photo & Video Restore
    Dumpster Photo & Video Restore
    It’s just like the recycle bin from Windows
    9.6