Apps that Won the Google Play Awards 2018

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Just a few weeks ago, the company announced all 45 nominations, and we now know the names of the most interesting titles.This year Google decided to reduce the number of categories from twelve in 2017 to the current nine, but three of them are new, “Well-Being” “Social Impact” and “Accessibility”, AndroidHeadlines reported.

The choice is made by hundreds employees in different Google teams.

The final selection is based on a number of criteria such as gameplay, graphics, rating, downloads, user comments, technical performance, innovation, and more. An important requirement is that mobile apps that are nominated and can win are to be uploaded to Google Play before the end of April 2017. Here are the best suggestions for Android smartphones:

Best Accessibility Experience – Be My Eyes (free)
Best AR or VR Experience – BBC Earth: Life in VR (free)


Standout Startup  Canva (free)
Best Breakthrough Hit  Empires and Puzzles (free)


Best Community Building Game – Episode (free)
Standout Build for Billions Experience – Flipkart (free)

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Best Social Impact – Khan Academy (free)
Standout Indie – Old Man’s Journey ($4.99)


Standout Well-Being App – Simple Habit (free)
This year’s selections differ from last year’s winners, and the trend with added and virtual reality is becoming more and more popular.

Permanent changes to Google are forcing developers to continually improve and often update their titles. Ultimately, this is the guarantor for maximum quality and high resolution of graphic elements.