(Last Updated: September 20, 2019)
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Zerodha Kite 3 Review: Features, Charges & Performance

  • Have you heard about Zerodha Kite? I think you must have, it's a quite popular HTML5 trading app by Zerodha, a leading discount broker in India.

    Zerodha: A Glimpse
    Zerodha is a Bangalore based financial investment company which started on 15th August 2010. It is a trading company and is said to be India’s largest stockbroking company in terms of the number of active users.

    Zerodha is a free direct Mutual Fund investing platform with zero fees and several additional features.

    For direct mutual fund plans investors, Zerodha Coin is the free internet portal and the platform is basically free with no hidden fees, no test period, and absolutely no worries on the size of the portfolio that you have.

    Zerodha: Products Offered
    Zerodha has many products to offer. I recently discussed and analysed Zerodha Coin a few weeks back which is nothing but a platform through which investor can trade in mutual fund directly through an open market.

    Today we are here to go through one another product of Zerodha i.e. Zerodha Kite.

    What is Zerodha Kite?
    “KITE” is a trading platform that is developed in-house by Zerodha engineers which enables its users to trade directly at BSE, NSE, and MCX. This platform provides 3 main products:

    1. Kite Web
    It's a website based trading application with streaming quotes, advance charts, keyboard shortcuts, elegant UI and all available order types.

    2. Kite Mobile App
    Zerodha Kite App is a powerful and simple mobile trading app. The same is available for Android and iOS mobile phones and gives access to its user for all the features available in Kite Web.

    Recently, Zerodha has introduced Kite 3 mobile app version that further comes with fully loaded features for both active and passive traders.

    Zerodha Kite 3 Mobile App Features:
    Let's have a look at the exclusive features of this trading application:

    • A lot of improvements over the previous version and a significant speed.
    • An enhanced user experience.
    • A brand new technology & fresh design.
    • Bio-metric (fingerprint & Face ID) 2FA offering better security.
    • Trading view charts, console reports, widgets and much more.
    • You also get embedded console reports and widgets.
    • Enjoy instant status update after placing orders.
    • Multi-exit on positions.
    • No to miss out, a seamless login feature to other apps of Zerodha like Coin, Sentinel etc.
      Isn't that a big bucket of benefits that accompany this wonderful Zerodha Kite Mobile App?

    3. Kite Connect API
    Kite APIs is a platform which can be customised based on its user requirements. This platform works on simple HTTP/JSON APIs and allows the developers who would like to build their own front-end platforms or tools to trade.

    Zerodha Kite: Features to Know
    It’s a rapidly developing platform and has many features to empower its users to get the maximum benefit out of it. A few of the key features of KITE are as below:

    1. User-friendly:
    The application is built in to enhance user experience. Zerodha kite is easy to navigate as there are many short cut keys to assist the user for speedy access. The platform operates on multiple regional languages like Hindi, Marathi, Kannada, etc., Also the product is light weighted thus uses minimal internet bandwidth.

    2. Dashboard / Account Summary:
    This trading platform provides extensive dashboard, charts, and trading account summary to provide their users, insights of the market and their investment portfolios.
    Apart from these extensive reports, the product also provides a single exhaustive “Search” feature that allows its user to search across thousands of records of scrips, financial products, and contracts across different trading segments and indices.
    This report along with the search feature assists the user to take up decision appropriately for their financial gains.

    3. Browser Notifications:
    Zerodha Kite provides its users with all important notifications like; updates related to the demat account or market movements or important financial news and related information.

    Zerodha Kite: Additional Features
    There are a few add-ons benefits available with Zerodha Kite. They easy to use and helpful features are:

    • Zerodha Brokerage Calculator
    • Zerodha Margin Calculator
    • Zconnect
    • Pulse
    • Quant

    Zerodha Kite with its various feature is one of the best trading platforms here in India. It can help you to trade through direct market and facilitate to earn better for your investments. Don't you think so? Are you inclined towards this massive trading platform? Do share your feedback.

  • @Trader-buddy Zerodha Kite 3 App has been recently launched in July'19 by the stock broking company. It is an updated version, a perfect mobile app for the active as well as passive investors. I do agree to your points.

    The brand new design of Zerodha Kite 3 mobile app and improved speed are definitely worth considering points. It's something surely for the betterment of the investors and traders. So, combined with high technology and great interface this brings an enhanced user experience for you. What do you think? Have you installed the new Zerodha Kite 3 app? Do share your feedback and reviews.

  • @Trader-buddy Yes, I do agree with your viewpoint. The speed and momentum with which Zerodha is growing is incomparable. They have come up with Zerodha Kite 3 app based on new technology making things easier for users.

    I like Zerodha Kite 3 and its brand new design. The widgets and filtering options are quite user friendly. The idea of biometric 2FA (fingerprint login) further adds security features to our transactions. I really appreciate it!

  • @Trader-buddy Hi, I simply need to open a Demat and trading account with Zerodha to avail access to all these interesting features? I mean, once I open the trading account, I can start using Zerodha Kite 3 and other trading tools? Please guide.

  • I saw the video of Kite new app, it was really nice but I still don’t get it why they didn’t come up to resolve the glitch which is the only reason I left zerodha long back. Recently I heard lot of complaints there saying that old app was better and zerodha released an old kite and now old kite disappeared. Don’t know what’s going on there.

    Kartik said in Zerodha Kite 3 Review: Features, Charges & Performance:

    I simply need to open a Demat and trading account with Zerodha

    You can open account through zerodha official website online

  • @Trader-buddy @Ishu @Tarun I observed few new features in Zerodha Kite 3 the latest version.

    Zerodha Kite 3 Dashboard: New features Summary

    • You can search for scrip & place an order if you wish to buy or sell.
    • You can check quantities of equity holdings on the watch list.
    • New shortcut keys to buy and sell for intraday trading.
    • Easy chart navigation, you get a range selector at the bottom of page.
    • Sparkline chart to check the performance of your holdings.

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