Jan 24th, 2011

One of the first apps for Android — and best friend for shoppers everywhere — is getting a major overhaul with the launch of ShopSavvy 4. The updated app will be available tomorrow and brings some big changes to the app that so many Android users have become familiar with. The first thing you will notice is the main interface now bares a striking resemblance to the new Android Market, right down to the curves and menu items. A live “scans happening now” feature shows you what other ShopSavvy users are scanning.

A new Live Deals stream showcases deals located by other users, while new partners like Groupon offer even more savings while you shop. Features like this should make you a truly savvy shopper, but revamped scanning technology providing twice as fast performance supporting both fixed focal length and variable focal length cameras really gives your scanning prowess a boost. It doesn’t even matter how the phone is oriented — full 360 degree scanning is supported.

This really is a major update that will take some getting used to if you are a big ShopSavvy user, but from what we have seen it will be well worth giving some time to figure out. The look and feel of the app mimicking the Android Market is making us think Google may have updated some of their “best use” suggestions. They once were setup to suggest apps that resulted in the stellar official Twitter app, but I digress…

ShopSavvy 4. I’ll throw the QR and other info below for now, but you’ll want to check it out tomorrow to get the goods.