Mobile and Desktop Trading
Uphold’s app has a 4.6-star rating from 5,000 reviews on the Apple App Store and a 4.7-star rating from 18,000 reviews on Google Play. The app provides a simplified trading experience, suitable for all types of traders. Similarly, the desktop version is user-friendly, with the ability to easily navigate through different assets.
On the other hand, BitMEX has a dedicated mobile application that provides a seamless trading experience. Available on both iOS and Android, BitMEX's mobile app lets traders manage their accounts on the go, ensuring they never miss a market movement. Features like biometric authentication, live trading, and the ability to deposit and withdraw funds provide a secure and efficient trading environment.
Uphold’s app has a 3.5-star rating from 5,000 reviews on the Apple App store and a 3.2-star rating from 18,000 reviews on Google Play. Some reviewers have said the app is slow and buggy, with the verification process being particularly slow.
Uphold is easy to use for beginners. There is a quick trade option called “Anything to Anything”. All you need to do is enter the asset you want to trade, the amount, and the asset you wish to swap it for. You can trade crypto to stocks, stocks to metal etc. in just a few clicks.
Uphold desktop app
Uphold mobile app while trading
Uphold main screen app
BitMEX’s exchange is confusing, but that’s because it is aimed at experienced traders who understand perpetual and futures contracts trading. BitMEX has a more outdated interface than Kucoin, making it seem clunky and old. However, the lighter colour scheme makes it easier to see the different menus and tabs.
There is a tab for each cryptocurrency market available, which makes it somewhat easy to navigate, view charts and order books.
To start trading contracts, you will need to sign up but you only need to provide an email address to do so. Once you have deposited your Bitcoin or USDT, you can use that to trade for the other cryptocurrencies available.
Leverage is one of the main features of BitMEX and the platform offers a handy leverage slider that can be adjusted to your risk when you trade.
BitMEX is only available as a desktop platform.