CoinMarketCap Launches Crypto Data Apps With Added Features

Cryptocurrency data provider CoinMarketCap has launched its first Android app and revamped its iOS product, adding new app-only features.

Apr 16, 2019 at 12:00 p.m. UTC
Updated Sep 13, 2021 at 9:04 a.m. UTC

Cryptocurrency data provider CoinMarketCap has launched its first Android app and revamped its Apple iOS product.

Notably, the apps offer features not yet available on CoinMarketCap's website, including portfolio tracking, candlestick charts and side-by-side cryptocurrency comparisons, as well as price alerts and user accounts, the data provider announced Tuesday.

“We believe that our users will like the new style and the features we’ve added to these apps, and we’ll continue to update the app regularly based on the feedback we receive,” said CoinMarketCap’s global head of marketing, Carylyne Chan.

Users will have to sign up for a CoinMarketCap account on the apps in order to save their portfolios or watchlists. The firm said it also plans to allow app accounts to be synced with the website at some point in the future.

The mobile products also feature a section for crypto "gainers" and "losers," as well as curated industry news, CoinMarketCap said. All the data provided on the apps is made available through its API product, which was launched last August.

Just last month, CoinMarketCap also launched two benchmark indices covering the top 200 cryptocurrencies by market capitalization – one with bitcoin (BTC) and the other without – on financial data feeds from Nasdaq Global Index Data Service (GIDS), Bloomberg Terminal, Thomson Reuters Eikon (Refinitiv) and Germany’s Börse Stuttgart, as well as on its own platform.

The data provider also recently added crypto asset letter grades to its platform from blockchain analytics startup Flipside. The Fundamental Crypto Asset Score (FCAS) metric developed by Flipside evaluates factors such as developer activity and a broad set of transaction data.

CoinMarketCap initially launched its iOS app in May of last year on the occasion of its fifth anniversary.

Featured image courtesy of CoinMarketCap

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