Mobile and Desktop Trading
Newton provides a straightforward and user-friendly mobile app with a 4.6-star rating from 17,800 reviews on the Apple App Store. The app allows for quick and seamless transactions, but it does not have a dedicated desktop application.
Kraken offers a mobile app with a 4.3-star rating from 21,000 reviews on Google Play and a 4.7-star rating from 3.400 ratings on the App Store. It also has a Kraken Pro app for more experienced traders seeking advanced features. Kraken has an easy-to-navigate dashboard on its desktop platform that comes in two versions, a simplified one and Kraken Pro for experienced traders.
Newton has a user-friendly interface and a modern, clean look. It’s simple and easy to use.
Newton’s overall design is clean and modern. They also usual casual and friendly language. It doesn’t seem to take itself too seriously, which is refreshing. At first glance, Newton seems user-friendly and fairly simple.
Its iOS app has a rating of 4.4 stars with 5.6k reviews, and its Android app has a rating of 2.8 stars with 800 reviews.
Newton desktop interface
Market order with Newton
Newton app interface
Newton app interface while 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