Abstract: M-Commerce and E-Commerce made people to transfer funds, shopping, bidding without going to shops within a moment. E-commerce is conducted on laptops, desktop computers using internet whereas M-Commerce is conducted on mobile phones using internet. M-Commerce is E-commerce on mobile phones. E-Commerce introduced Anytime online transactions and M-Commerce introduced Anytime Anywhere online transactions. The ubiquity, reachability, mobility and flexibility features of M-Commerce have increased the mobile users and mobile internet subscribers in India. M-Commerce is implemented through mobile applications. People are using mobile applications instead of web application for utility bill payment, ticket booking, fund transfer, email and so on. Thus M-Commerce is replacing E-commerce. With these advantages M-Commerce have disadvantages such as tiny screen of device, weak processors, limited memory, poor resolutions, poor data entry, and lack of WAP-enabled devices, expensive data speed, and shortage of bandwidth . This paper sheds light on the M-Commerce, its applications, advantages, disadvantages and the growth of M-Commerce in India.
Keywords: M-Commerce, E-Commerce, Ubiquity, Mobile applications.