Every year Google felicitates those who have been involved in building an ‘award winning’ app--be it developers, the entrepreneur or an Android app development company. They highlight the efforts and the individuals who strive for quality and drive innovation on Android.
The awards are given specifically to different categories that range from games, entertainment, wellbeing etc. There are a total of nine categories where the criteria includes the overall quality, strong design, technical performance, and innovation to select the winners. Various teams at Google together selected the nominees during the first phase.
The purpose behind every year’s Google Play Awards is to recognize and celebrate developers who have gone above and beyond in their field of expertise. The awards highlight the best of the best on the Google Play Store and serves as an example for other developers of best practices to follow.
As for individuals, it is a great list of apps to give a try for the curious minds about seeing what makes them so special. This also serves as an inspiration for entrepreneurs to hire Android app developer and start building their own app.
Coming to the this year’s nominees, the lineup puts a focus on mental health with apps such as Woebot that features tools for Cognitive Behavioral Therapy, and Wisdo, that allows you to share your story or meet new people in groups that range from Body Positive,Motherhood, Finding your Dream Job, and many more.
Let’s go ahead and get down to the list:
##Woebot by Woebot Labs
Woebot sends over a million messages per week to help users with everyday stress and challenges such as symptoms of depression, anxiety, relationship problems, procrastination, loneliness, grief, addiction, pain management, etc. Woebot checks-in with the users every single day and guides them through practical techniques based on tried and tested approaches such as Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT), Mindfulness, and Dialectical Behavior Therapy (DBT).
Envision AI by Envision Technologies BV
See what you can’t with Envision, the fastest and most reliable app that describes the visual world around you with the help of Artificial Intelligence and OCR. Envision is carefully designed with the help of the visually impaired community, to bring the best assistive app to the blind and low vision. Read text in over 60 languages, use the magnifier, scan barcodes or your environment and so much more.
Neverthink by Neverthink
Watching YouTube is our full-time job and every day our team searches the internet for the latest and best videos, so that you'll never need to think about what to watch again. There are over 45 human-curated channels, that helps you stay up to date with the latest trends and news, learn something new and be shocked by the weirdest videos on the internet.
Canva by Canva
Canva is a versatile graphic design app that is a logo maker and poster maker, video editor, can be used to design your Instagram Highlight cover, Instagram Story or post, create a banner for social networks like Facebook, Pinterest and Twitter, and can even make birthday invitations or wedding invites. Available on your phone & computer so you can jump back into your design anytime, anywhere
MARVEL Strike Force by FoxNext Games
In MARVEL Strike Force game, you can battle alongside the allies and arch-rivals in this action-packed, visually-stunning free-to-play game for your phone or tablet. Lead the charge by assembling the ultimate squad, including Spider-Man, Doctor Strange, Groot, Rocket Raccoon, Loki, Venom, Elektra, Captain America and Iron Man, as you enter strategic combat against an all-new enemy threat. It’s time to fight! hours.
Tick Tock by Other Tales Interactive
Tick Tock: A Tale for Two is an eerie cooperative puzzle game for two players. Each player needs a copy of the game on their own mobile device (phone or tablet) to play. You can also play cross-platform with a computer (PC or Mac). Average playtime 2.5
Wisdo by Wisdo LTD
Wisdo is a guide for life, where you can find and connect to people who have been there. Share your unique journey, discover people who have walked your path and find out what you’re missing about the things that matter to you. From body positivity to anxiety or motherhood, with Wisdo you are never alone. And the road ahead is always clearer.
Shadowgun Legends- by Wisdo LTD
Shadowgun provides you with an epic story campaign, competitive PvP or cooperative multiplayer, all in one FPS MMO action game. The game has amazing graphics and good aim control guaranteed!
Slowly-Connect to the world
SLOWLY lets you meet pen friends from your smartphone! Match with someone that shares your passion, write a letter and collect stamps from around the world. Speak your mind – one letter at a time!
This is the best time to hire Android developer and start working on your app dream. The market currently demands innovative Android apps that resonate with the customers’ needs. In term of today, building an Android app that clicks with the audience is the best investment one can make.