Digi-Key’s Mobile App Gets Upgraded Engineers can now share parts and videos straight from the Digi-Key App

THIEF RIVER FALLS, Minnesota, USA - October 23, 2012

Global electronic components distributor Digi-Key Corporation, recognized by design engineers as having the industry's broadest selection of electronic components available for immediate shipment, has enhanced its mobile application, making purchasing easy and providing essential electronics information for today’s on-the-go engineer.

"Digi-Key has tailored its very popular mobile application to specifically benefit engineers and procurement professionals working in today’s fast-paced industry," said John Collins, Digi-Key’s Chief Information Officer. "Our mobile app has made purchasing from Digi-Key a convenient, fun and efficient experience. Customers can access millions of parts, videos, and product information, whenever and more importantly, wherever they need."

With Digi-Key’s updated mobile application users can:

  • Browse an expansive Product Index with clearly marked product categories
  • Photograph packing slips and use the saved pictures to create future orders
  • Check pricing and product availability
  • Receive backorder notifications
  • Select the best shipping methods based on the region or country of each user
  • Adjust billing and shipping information
  • Share part detail information with friends and colleagues
  • Purchase product (users must be registered to order product via the mobile app)

In addition to English, French, Italian, German, and Japanese, users are now able to experience the Digi-Key app in Korean, Traditional Chinese, and Simplified Chinese.

Digi-Key’s mobile application is available for iPhone, iPad, iPod touch, and Android users. To download the free mobile app, visit the iTunes app store or Android market.

About Digi-Key Corporation

Digi-Key Corporation, based in Thief River Falls, Minn., is a global, full-service provider of both prototype/design and production quantities of electronic components, offering more than three million products from over 650 quality name-brand manufacturers. With over one million products in stock and an impressive selection of online resources, Digi-Key is committed to stocking the broadest range of electronic components in the industry and providing the best service possible to its customers. Additional information and access to Digi-Key's broad product offering is available on the Digi-Key website.