Even if you don’t feel like down­loading a bunch of apps, your phone’s browser can be a handy shop­ping tool, says Bruce Clark, asso­ciate pro­fessor of mar­keting and Frank Murphy Family Fellow at North­eastern Uni­ver­sity in Boston.

Found some good research sites? Leave those tabs open on your browser so that you can easily access them once you’re in the store,” says Clark.

But apps may be the best tool for price com­par­ison that smart­phones have to offer.

One of the eas­iest ways to score the best price is to use a bar code scan­ning app,” says Andrea Woroch, a con­sumer sav­ings expert.

For example, Amazon Mobile scans the bar code of an item and searches for prices on Amazon​.com.

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