Which is better Upstox vs Zerodha?

Zerodha (Trade with the best stock broker)

Invest brokerage-free Equity Delivery and Direct Mutual Funds (truly no brokerage). Pay flat Rs 20 per trade for Intra-day and F&O. Open Instant Account and start trading today.

Upstox and Zerodha offer similar products and services, charge the same brokerage and both have an excellent trading platform.

Upstox Vs Zerodha Difference

  • Zerodha has strong management and consistent business strategy since 2010. Upstox management and business strategy change frequently.
  • Upstox offers integration to 3rd party trading platforms like Dartstock, Fox Trader and NEST Trader. Zerodha only offers Kite as a trading platform.
  • Customer of Upstox has to buy a mandatory prepaid plan of minimum Rs 249 (Rs 400 brokerage credit). If you only want to trade equity delivery, which is brokerage free, you still have to buy a prepaid plan. Zerodha doesn't have any mandatory prepaid plan.
  • Upstox offers priority brokerage plan (at Rs 30 per trade) which has up to 25x leverage on Intraday, Futures & Options. Zerodha has one simple plan for all customers.
  • Zerodha has much stronger focus and investment in technology which results in a better trading platform, trading tools and customer support.
  • Zerodha has self-serving support portals, forums, q&a and education initiatives like varsity.

Upstox Vs Zerodha Similarities

  • Online trading available at BSE, NSE and MCX.
  • Invest in direct mutual funds.
  • Brokerage free equity delivery trades.
  • Flat Rs 20 per trade brokerage for intraday and F&O.
  • Excellent trading platforms.
  • Customer-friendly and transparent business model.
  • No research reports, tips or recommendations.
  • No relationship managers.


Zerodha is better than Upstox because of its strong focus on technology, clarity in business strategies, strong management and a very trusted pool of employees.


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