Magento 2 Product Types Explained [ With Examples ]

Magento offers a 6 different types of products, to help you choose the best products for your stores. In this article we’ll introduce the 6 types of Magento Products in details with example. Take a look and Enjoy…

1. Simple Product

A simple product can be sold individually, or as part of a grouped, configurable, or bundle product. A simple product with custom options is sometimes referred to as a composite product.

Example: The Fashion wear such as Shirt, T shirt, Jeans etc…

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2. Configurable Product

A configurable product looks like a single product with drop-down lists of options for each variation. Each option is actually a separate simple product with a unique SKU, which makes it possible to track inventory for each product variation. You can add variation like color, size etc…

Example: The Fashion wear with variation like color and size.

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3. Grouped Product

A grouped product consists of simple products that are presented as a group. You can offer variations of a single product, or group them by season or theme. A grouped product provides an easy way to offer variations of a product, and list them all on the same page.

Example: The Fashion wear with accessories, Buyers can buy fashion wear with its accessories.

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4. Virtual Product

Virtual products represent non-tangible items such as memberships, services, warranties, or subscriptions and digital downloads of books, music, videos, or other products.

Example: Installation Services, memberships and subscriptions etc…

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5. Bundle Product

A bundle is a “build your own,” customizable product. Each item in a bundle can be based on simple product or virtual product types. The selection of options appears when the customer clicks either the Customize and Add to Cart button. Because the products that are included in the bundle vary, the SKU, Price, and Weight can be set to either a dynamic or fixed value.

Example: Camera and its accessories.

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6. Downloadable Product

A Downloadable product can be anything that you can deliver as a file, such as an eBook, Software, Video, Audio & Music, Photography, Graphics & digital art, Documents, Courses, Professional services and many more.

Example: eBook, Software, Video, Audio & Music, Photography etc…

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Wrapping Up:

These are the 6 product type of Magento, Choose any one from them and start to build your business. Let us know in the comment section below if you have any question. We are happy 🙂 to help you!

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  1. Very well explained. Thanks for sharing such a useful article.

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