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Quikr or Olx: Which is Better in Services

OLX and Quikr both are providing the free advertising platform for selling, renting, purchasing, etc. As both of them are free to advertise so there is no loss on giving ads there but the question is which one is better in terms of quick and good response. Which of them can give more buyers and what is the main difference between OLX and Quicker? This article will give you a comparative view on both.



  • Quikr was launched on 12 July 2008. The parent company is in Mumbai.
  • It is currently present in 900 cities across India
  • Quikr offers classified ads in 12 categories (which are further split into a number of sub-categories) including electronics & technology, home & lifestyle, real estate, cars & bikes, jobs, services, entertainment, education & learning, pets & pet care, community, events and matrimonial.
  • On Quikr, the results appeared as a list which can be further filtered by location, locality, ad type (buy or sell), condition (used or new), brand and individual/dealer posting.
  • Quikr apps are available on Android, Symbian, Windows Phone and Java (for feature phones) platforms, but it does not have apps for iOS or BlackBerry The Quikr app also comes pre-loaded with a number of handsets, such as Nokia C2-03, Micromax A85 and Huawei Sonic.
  • Traffic wise: Quikr in property
  • They offer two types of premium ads namely “Top of page” and “Urgent”.
  • OLX was launched in India in the year 2006. The parent company of OLX is in Argentina. Amarjit Singh Batra is the Indian CEO
  • As of March 2014, OLX is available in 106 countries in 40 languages
  • OLX offers the ads under 8 categories (again divided into a number of sub-categories) which include sale, community, classes, vehicles, real estate, services, jobs and matrimonial.
  • In contrast, OLX also show similar list but also offers a gallery view. These, too, can be filtered by location, locality, price, make (brand), seller type (individual or business), year of manufacturing, mileage and condition, which means you get more criteria and, therefore, more relevant results.
  • OLX has mobile apps for the iOS, Android, Windows Phone, Symbian and BlackBerry platforms.
  • Traffic wise: OLX in phones
  • OLX had premium services on their website, but shut down the paid listing a year ago due to poor response.


So, choose the right.


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Last modified: May 29, 2014