Mobile and Desktop Trading
Both Netcoins and Kraken have developed robust platforms for traders. Netcoins' mobile app has a commendable 4.0-star rating from the Apple App Store and several 4.0-star on Google Play, emphasizing its user-friendly interface suitable for beginners. On the other hand, Kraken offers two mobile applications: a regular app and a Pro version, earning a 4.7-star rating on the App Store and 4.2 stars on Google Play, indicative of its global appeal and feature-rich environment. As for desktop trading, both exchanges have streamlined designs, but while Netcoins focuses on simplicity, Kraken Pro caters to seasoned traders, providing advanced charting and order options.
Netcoins’ trading platform is simple to use with a sidecar offering all you need including options to buy, sell and trade. Your dashboard has two big options to either deposit funds or deposit crypto.
Buying crypto with Netcoins is easy thanks to its simple trade feature.
The Netcoins app has a 4.1-star rating from 171 reviews on the Apple App Store. It has a 3.6-star rating on Google from 127 reviews.
The app is easy to use and beginner-friendly. It is almost an exact copy of the desktop platform but optimized for mobile.
Netcoins Desktop App (trading screen)
Netcoins Desktop App (funding account)
Netcoins Mobile App (balances)
Netcoins Mobile App (trading)
Kraken's app is well-designed and offers tools for both beginners as well as advanced tools for more experienced traders.
Kraken has an “Instant Buy” option, where users can purchase crypto in seconds with their card or from funds in their fiat wallet. Instant Buy, while convenient, incurs high fees. There is a standard purchase fee plus an additional fee depending on the method of payment. Still, the Instant Buy option is suitable for beginners and is easy to navigate.
Kraken Pro has more reasonable fees based on the maker/taker method. However, the interface could be confusing for beginners. It shows advanced charting and offers more trading tools and order types.
Kraken’s mobile app has a 4.5-star rating from 3000+ reviews on the Apple App Store and a 2.2-star rating from over 13,000 reviews on Google Play. A lot of users say the app has trouble loading, certain funding or purchase options are unavailable and it is generally not user-friendly.
Kraken desktop interface
Kraken Pro Trading view
Kraken app interface
Kraken app interface while trading