Singapore’s first and largest daily deals site, DEAL.com.sg
(DEAL) has today launched its mobile application on the Android platform. This
advancement of DEAL’s mobile applications rides upon the success of its iPhone application
launch in August 2011. This development will enable DEAL to delight Android users in
Singapore with unique daily deals.

Patrick Linden, the Chief Executive Officer of DEAL, champions the company’s resolved
progress. “We aim to transform online shopping into a fun, hassle-free experience. Tapping
on technological advancements in mobile applications has worked favourably for
DEAL.com.sg. We intend to continue making waves in Singapore with this launch, and hope
that our Android customers will enjoy their DEAL experience from their mobile phones”
Indeed the company has had proven success with technology and the numbers have backed
this up.

DEAL’s iPhone application rocketed to the top spot on iTunes Lifestyle upon its
launch, driven by its unique feature – a paperless redemption process. This has made it
more convenient for customers to redeem DEAL vouchers, simply showing the merchants
their mobile phone, as well as contribute towards saving Gaia. The application also topped
the Free App ranking in Singapore on iTunes and its lifestyle category. With over 22,000
downloads and more than 67,500 visits on its application within the first five days, going
mobile was definitely a step in the right direction for DEAL. To date, DEAL’s iPhone
application has received over 100,000 downloads.

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Jason is an Australian born Chinese living in Beijing, specializing in entrepreneurship, start-ups and the investment eco-system in China, especially in the tech and social area.