In the past few years, we have received plenty of requests from our readers to compile a list of the best Chinese stores to buy online. Today, there are hundreds of different options online when it comes to buying Chinese gadgets and electronics and most of the time, users are confused as to which one to select from these long list of e-stores.
Pricing is not the only thing that matters! You need genuine good quality products, fast shipping as well as an excellent support system to provide the best customer experience.
So, today, we decided to simplify things for you. After researching for a long time and getting feedback from our readers, we have compiled a list of the best Chinese stores to buy gadgets. These are reputed sites that have been in the market for a long time. So, they are well established and safe to buy your favorite products.
Lets not waste any more time and move to the list. This is the first such article which will focus on the best China stores. We have found two sites that have always been reliable all these years and hence, they have got our special first class status.
We have reviewed the two sites, namely lightinthebox.com and dx.com on a number of categories and you will know why they can be regarded as the first class Chinese stores that you can rely anytime.
The Light in the Box company and online store were created in 2006. The Light in the Box company is located in China, and the president of the Light in the Box company is Mr Kevin Wen.
Light in the Box contact information:
- #56 Dong Si Huan Zhong Lu Ocean International Center A Building 2506-2507 Chao Yang District, Beijing, China
- Phone Number: 8610 5908 0008
Lightinthebox is not just an electronics store. The company has a very wide variety of products on their website, all with free and fast shipping.
The website has been in the market for the past 9 years and has established itself as a reputed and reliable online store. Most of the customers who purchased from lightinthebox had positive things to say about the company. The fact that the company has been around for almost 10 years now is a good indicator of the reliability of the store.
Lighinthebox has an alexa traffic rank of 523!
The website has 3.6 million Facebook fans worldwide!
The company has invested a lot of money to generate this kind of trust in the market and that’s why many of the listed products are costlier than other cheap websites. From our research, many of the electronic items on the store were about $10-$15 costlier than competitors.
However, the difference is not surprising given their reputation in the market.
Customers can choose from these three shipping options
- Expedited Shipping: takes 3-5 business days to arrive
- Standard Shipping: takes 6-30 business days to arrive
- Super Saver Shipping: takes 10-20 business days to arrive
Lighinthebox has received majority of positive reviews. Most of the time, the items are as shown on the website and reviewers have particularly pointed this out. We found that a majority of the bad reviews were for the late shipping times and even for that we have seen the seller contact the reviewer for support.
Overall, we feel lighinthebox is a great website for online buying and hence, we give it a first class rating. This means you can buy the product without worrying too much about the quality or support for the product as in most cases, your orders will be shipped fine without any problems.
Unfortunately, even with hundreds of sellers in the market right now, reliability is hard to come by. As a result, we find it only fair to give it a first class status.
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DX.com was founded in 2005 as a specialty gadget shop specializing in flashlights, flash carts, and lasers. Since then DX.com has exploded in growth, making every endeavor to find Extreme gadgets in the world and currently offers over 110,000 items from the world’s smallest microSD readers, big RC helicopters, to genuine Nokia phones. While our gadget collection has grown, our passion for gadgets has not. Here at DX you won’t feel like a stranger but rather, a fellow gadget fan!
DX Contact Information
Room 301, 3/F, Town Health Technology Centre, 10-12 Yuen Shun Circuit, Siu Lek Yuen, Shatin, N.T. Hong Kong.
Registered office address: 325 Waterfront Drive, Omar Hodge Building, 2nd Floor, Wicham’s Cay, Road Town, Tortola, British Virgin Islands.
Unlike lightinthebox.com, DealExtreme relies on ultra cheap pricing. In fact most of the customers shop on the website due to their cheap prices and free shipping. Also, you won’t have to worry about low quality products because the website has been in existence for a long time.
If you still aren’t convinced why dx.com is one of the top sellers in the country, let me tell you that the website has over 1.8 million fans on Facebook alone! Moreover, it has an alexa rank of 1064 and gets around a million visitors every single day!
- DealExtreme.com ships anywhere in the world
- DealExtreme.com offers free worldwide standard shipping on most orders.
- Express shipping is available for an additional cost.
- Any customs, taxes and/or duties is the customers responsibility.
Most of the buyers were satisfied with their purchases on the website, with only a few who experienced trouble. Most of the complaints about the website were about slow shipping and sometimes defective products. But according to our research, the customer service of the website is pretty good and majority of the time, the problems got solved quickly.
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So, these were the two of the best china stores to buy online. I know there must be some users who like or dislike something about these companies, but we have to consider a general opinion and according to our research, these two are the best among others.
We’ll soon publish a second part of the best china stores article, where we will list out the next best stores to buy online from China. The haven’t been around for as long as these two, but have generated customer trust which makes them fairly reliable. We’ll release the article soon. So, stay Tuned.