This calendar month is year end and Google has revealed the Best of 2015 selection across apps and games and entertinement for your Android devices, which belongs to ultimate number of OEMs. Even some competitors to Google made the list, with Microsoft Word and Amazon’s Twitch among the offerings. Back again with the annual list of the best games and top apps for the Android Play Store.
Showcasing the best apps, games, movies and books of 2015 on the Google Play and the content listed on the Indian variant of the App Store is obviously different from what’s trending in the U.S. Play Store. Considering what would be the most used Android apps in India, would be the Truecaller – first apps installed on a new handset, followed by Facebook and WhatsApp in the first and second places. Local streaming services such as Gaana and Saavn have also seen a marked increase in their userbase.
When it comes to play, games like Angry Birds franchise is still quite popular, as the title based on local animated TV series – Chotta Bheem. Movies category, Hollywood blockbusters Interstellar and Kingsman: The Secret Service has although done well in India, but the list is dominated by Bollywood titles. While the books section is an amalgam of titles aimed at getting better at English, managing time and resources effectively, and Fifty Shades of Grey.
Hotstar is really star of this year as one of the most popular streaming app settled alongside Smart Launcher 3 and more.
More specifically, the Google Cardboard Camera has been released as a new app for those who have it on-board or having similar apparatus with them for viewing VR content. The app that captures 3D 360-degree panoramas with sound quality, which can later be viewed via the Cardboard. App differs from the photosphere functionality inside it, since the images are 3D. Not to mention the ambient sound it captures for more immersionand is only available on Android for now.
Another app called Adobe Premiere Clip is also listed and it is a mini version of Premiere Pro CC for your iOS and Android devices, which is one app that can automatically combine photos and videos on your handset or tablet, add soundtrack, and make a video out of it or you can do it manually as though. Once done, you can share it from within the app or even export it to Adobe Creative Cloud so you can then import it to Premiere Pro and edit it further over there. Yahoo Messenger, Mad Aces, Orph etc are also there.
Like the oft-mentioned, there are some of the top apps and games for your Android devices now available to download for free on Play Store. How to access to the Indian Play Store is restricted to those residing in the country, so we have listed out the trending top ten items in each and every apps and games categories.
Best games of 2015
- Talking Tom Jetski
- Angry Birds 2
- Minions Paradise
- Stupid Zombies 3
- Chhota Bheem Throne of Bali
- Sonic Dash 2: Sonic Boom
- Piano Tiles 2
- PAC-MAN 256
- Ski Safari 2
Best apps of 2015
- Chhota Bheem Jungle Run
- Candy Camera
- Saavn Music & Radio
- Cricbuzz Cricket Scores & News
- Hotstar TV Movies Live Cricket
- Toca Kitchen 2
Top-selling movies of 2015
- B.A. Pass
- Detective Byomkesh Bakshy
- Dum Laga Ke Haisha
- Zindagi Na Milegi Dobara
- Kingsman: The Secret Service
- Ankhon Dekhi
- Ragini MMS-2
Top-selling books of 2015
- Into that Heaven of Freedom: Arvind Kejriwal
- The Monk Who Sold His Ferrari
- Fifty Shades of Grey
- Chanakya Neeti
- Word Power Made Easy
- How to Win Friends and Influence People
- The Secret
- I Too Had a Love Story
- Sachin Tendulkar: Playing It My Way
- The Mastery Manual
Google has also listed leading news publications in the Newsstand, which include the likes of Dainik Jagran, India Today, and more.
Check out: Best of 2015 on the Indian Play Store.
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