Find out the most popular mobile apps of 2018

Mobile apps are the single-most important reason why smartphones are popular these days. The app market is thriving and will continue to grow in the times to come. Let’s cut to the chase and share with you some of the top mobile apps downloaded and installed by smartphone users.

1. WhatsApp

Downloads: 1 to 5 billion

The chat messaging application owned by Facebook is the most popular and widely used application. The app offers a number of features including text chats, audio and video calling, emojis, status updates and more.

2. Facebook

Downloads: 1 to 5 billion

2018 has been a terrible year for Facebook and its CEO Mark Zuckerberg. There have been multiple
data breach incidents which have cast a shadow on the way Facebook operates. Having said that, the social networking giant, continues to be a popular app for Android and iOS users and all other major mobile platforms.

3. Instagram

Downloads: 1 to 5 billion

The photo sharing platform, Instagram is another major popular mobile application in India. Instagram, now owned by Facebook, continues to gain instant popularity due to its new and unique features. The app is one of the most popular social networking apps available today.

4. Snapchat

Downloads: 500 million to 1 billon

The application is a photo-sharing mobile application and is quite popular among teenagers.

5. UC Browser

Downloads: 500 million to 1 billion

The web browser application dominates the mobile browser market. UC Browser app is also available in a mini version for low-memory devices. It has all the features that you can expect from a mobile browser.

6. Uber

Downloads: 100 to 500 million

The ride hailing service, Uber offers an easy, convenient, and cost-effective way to transport within city or intra-city. Since it’s a location-based app, it works on most GPS-enabled mobile devices.

7. YouTube

Downloads: 1 to 5 billion

The video viewing and sharing application by Google works on almost all devices. YouTube offers additional features like offline downloading for registered users. It has emerged as the largest host of videos on the world wide web. Google offers the most intuitive monetization options to YouTube users.