Top 5 mobile apps for crypto investors

December 18, 2018
Darya Karatkevich

If you’re an active cryptocurrency trader, you’re likely to want access to your accounts at all times. Unlike traditional markets, the crypto market never closes, so you’ll want to have it right at your fingertips wherever you go.

Luckily, there are some great cryptocurrency apps for traders to employ on their mobile devices. While the online cryptocurrency wallet helps you keep track of your investment, we want to focus on apps that help you trade crypto on the go.

To be a successful trader, you need information, access and speed, and these apps help you achieve all of those with an added dose of security.

Tab Trader

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There is an ever-expanding number of exchanges and crypto tracking apps available, and some are much more helpful than others. But what about combining the two? Tab Trader lets you connect accounts across multiple exchanges, follow the market and execute trades for free.

The interface is clean and intuitive, allowing you to custom-design landing page ‘watchlists’ with completely customizable graphs based on exchange and currency pairings you select. The smart tile layout lets you put more pairings on any given page, and really get a quick look at lots of data.

Besides the live data, you can trade using a wide variety of investment strategies, including stop-loss, limit order, market order, take profit or settle position. And you can do this across multiple exchanges all in one place.

There’s a news feed sections as well with top stories from trusted news partners. Consistently highly rated in reviews, this is one application that all serious cryptocurrency traders need to have in their arsenal.

Google Play / iTunes App Store

Coinbase

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While the number of available cryptocurrencies is limited on this US-based exchange, if you’re a bitcoin trader this is probably an app you should have. One of the most established exchanges, there’s a great deal of security built into the platform.

Founded in 2012, serving 32 countries and pulling in $1 billion in revenue for 2017, the exchange is one of the industry giants. For that reason alone it’s worth having loaded on your mobile device. Often accused of having higher than average fees, the company makes up for it in security and trust.

Ease of use, simplicity and straightforwardness are hallmarks of the app, although many users note that transactions take longer than expected sometimes. Many also use the Coinbase app as a cryptocurrency wallet, and the company recently acquired a popular wallet application to add to their functionality.

The interface is clean and functional, and you get dashboards, pricing alerts and access to lots of different coins. They are adding more all the time, but have been slow to add one of the largest cryptocurrencies, Ripple, to the exchange.

Google Play / iTunes App Store

Binance

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Another industry giant among exchanges, Binance offers more pairing options than Coinbase, but with no fiat currency option available. You’ll have to wire the money or send a check to begin trading in the system. Secure and mature, the platform is used worldwide by millions of users, and has some innovative features that have fueled growth.

By offering their own utility token, and then discounting trades originated from that token, Binance has been a true success story in the ICO token field. The standard 0.1% transaction fees charged on the platform are discounted 50% in the first year and 25% in the second if you use the BNB token.

The app interface is a little busier than the others, but you can cram more information onto the screen. Lots of new features are in the works, including futures trading and additional crypto pairings.

Google Play / iOS (beta)

Blockfolio

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For information and tracking, there may be no better app out there than Blockfolio. Created in 2014 by early backers of Dash, the app quickly jumped to over 4.5 million users and recently raised $11.5 million in funding to further develop their offering.

Featuring information on over 4,000 cryptocurrencies across 240 exchanges, there’s almost nothing you can’t track within the powerful app. Highly configurable pricing alerts and notifications will keep you ahead of the market and let you make informed trading decisions.

A clean, concise interface lets you control all that information, and with key industry and company update functionality, this is one you should download. There is a real-time Twitter feed showing relevant company tweets, and important news/announcements are push-notified to your device so you don’t have to scroll endless mindless news articles to find relevant information.

Google Play / iTunes App Store

OpenLedger DEX Mobile Wallet

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Sometimes bigger isn’t better, and the OpenLedger DEX trading platform proves that. Responsive to users, full of popular trading pairings, and featuring stablecoins in several different currencies, the mobile app is a great way to use this platform.

Manage your OpenLedger account, trade in over 50 different coins, enjoy advanced security features and simple functionality. High-speed trading, low 0.2% fees and upcoming features make this app one to watch.

Google Play / iTunes App Store

Post written by Darya Karatkevich
Darya is a blockchain market observer with 5+ years of experience as an author and editor for major tech blogging platforms. Her fortes are blockchain technologies and solutions, cryptocurrencies and crypto-related regulations.

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