Amidst the Covid 19 pandemic, India saw a massive shift in the user behavior. A majority of the population being indoor and spending more time on their smartphone it became clear early on– that if an app company has to stay ahead in the race among the other players. It has to be conscious of how the user interacts with their app. And on that note-
Here is a list of 7 Indian apps with the best UI/UX.
Unacademy is an ed-tech startup based in Bangalore, India. One of India’s largest learning platforms bringing star educators together with millions of students to provide them with quality education. From a YouTube channel in 2010 to a ed-tech giant in 2021, it has established its relevance in it's niche.
It's UI/UX is the one of the cleanest. The dashboard, exam and quiz section are easily the most visually appealing parts of it, complimented by a great mix of vectors and intuitive design which works like an extension of their equally beautiful website.
Habithub is based on Seinfeld's productivity secret. Every time you perform a good habit, a chain is made on the app interface. The chain keeps growing longer till you break your habit. Habithub is designed to motivate people to make longer chains and be more productive.
You also get to visualize your data with beautiful graphs. Get an overview of how well you have been performing and identify any patterns that might be preventing you from successfully cultivating the habit. People like the minimalism habithub provide and it's visuals often gets mentioned in the positive reviews.
Swiggy has become a household name in the Indian app market– especially in the metro cities, with the majority of the young workforce using the app to facilitate their daily sustenance by ordering their food in.
With an intuitive design and beautiful use of carousel cards, swiggy has capitalized on one of the most important needs- satiating hunger. Swiggy’s home screen is comparatively cleaner than many of its competitors and somehow the ad placement doesn't seem jarring and blends very well with the other elements of the homescreen.
Dineout is one of India’s largest dining out and restaurant tech solutions platform that focuses on building innovative & scalable tech products.it is basically a discovery platform for restaurants with regular interesting offers for users.
Post pandemic dineout has really stepped up their game by having the option of pre order and takeaway and reducing touchpoints for safety. The home and the wallet section are both appealing to the eye and the clean interface makes browsing though restaurants a breeze.
Dineout was founded in 2012 and was acquired by Times Internet Limited in 2014. Since then it has been a go-to for foodies across the nation for discovering restaurants and exciting deals.
Established in 2012, Urban Ladder is India’s leading e-Retailer of online furniture, décor, and interior design services. They have over 5000 designs across 35 categories such as living, dining, bedroom, study, and décor.
The app has personalized recommendations based on the user's past search history and a very intuitive pinch and zoom feature to see the design detail of every product.
The Homescreen is designed to have tabs for the different functionalities like moodboards, blogs etc. making the app interaction easy and user friendly
ETMoney is one of the best personal finance app in India with over 5 million downloads on the Google Playstore. You can manage your funds, spending and investments all over the app. The app has a clean and responsive interface which easily shows you the Mutual funds available by category, tax planner, etc.
Apps related to finance generally fall in the pitfall of being complex or having busy visuals which end up confusing the users. Which is a very slippery slope as the people are very cautious with apps which involve money. ETMoney design reflects on the problems and keeps the design clean and user friendly for beginners and veterans alike.
It is highly unlikely that a food lover's phone won't have Zomato's online food delivery app. Zomato was founded as Foodiebay in 2008, and was renamed Zomato on 18 January 2010. The app has gone through many updates over the years getting better each time. Zomato has always been a trendsetter when it comes to the way the user interacts with the app.
Zomato has kept a lot of attention on how user interacted with it in the past and made necessary changes like prompts for making sure the GPS is On before placing the order. Post-covid the app has made changes to reflect specific details through labels- about the guidelines a restaurant is adhering to.
With better user experience comes better revenue, better reviews, more users, among other things. But what exactly is User Experience (UX)? And why does it have a huge impact on your app?