Winners of the Google Play Award, which is organized by Google annually to select the best applications of the year, were announced.
The tech giant announced that they considered total quality, powerful design, technical performance, and innovation while determining the award winners.
Here are the best Android apps of 2019:
STANDOUT WELL-BEING APPLICATION: WOEBOT
Woebot was the winner of this category, defined as the category that encourages people to live well. Woebot uses Cognitive Behavior Therapy (CBT) tools to monitor the mood of the user. In this way, the application that aims to reduce stress helps the person to live happier. The application that was able to get high rates from its users was also able to receive an award with its features.
BEST ACCESSIBILITY EXPERIENCE: ENVISION AI
The artificial intelligence-assisted application aims to help people with disabilities, especially the visually impaired, to live more independently. The application that can filter and process information describes the visual world around the user with accuracy and can read the texts on any surface quickly.
MOST BEAUTIFUL GAME: SHADOWGUN LEGENDS
Shadowgun Legends, which attracts attention with its visual effects, seems to have been awarded thanks to its advanced graphics. A game about an alien attack takes place on four different planets and it is also possible to play the game against teams with real-time players.
BEST LIVING ROOM EXPERIENCE: NEVERTHINK HANDCAP VIDEOS
A video app, Neverthink: Handcap Videos brings together the most interesting videos on YouTube. The application that allows users following trends closely won the award with this feature. While the interest in television is decreasing in the age of the Internet, Neverthink: Handcap Videos will become more important in time.
MOST INVENTIVE: TICKTOCK
This year’s winner of the most inventive app award was TickTock. In the game, you and your friend are trapped in a mystical world. As time goes on, you must solve increasingly complex puzzles to escape. The average duration of the two-player puzzle game is 2.5 hours. You need to solve puzzles quickly to get out of this mystical world.
STANDOUT BUILD FOR BILLIONS EXPERIENCE: CANVA
The owner of the award, given to the application with the best-optimized performance, Canva, is, in fact, a photo and graphic design tool. The application helps you to design many things like infographic, posters, social media posts, presentations, invitations, cards, and ads. Canva’s most important feature is the ability to design by drag-and-drop. Thanks to this feature, Canva can create great designs.
BEST BREAKTHROUGH APPLICATION: SLOWLY
This category also presents promising applications… One of the most important conditions for awarding was a strong growth performance; in this direction, the owner of the award became Slowly. The main idea of the application that enables users to make pen friends from a smartphone can be summarized as: “Match with someone that shares your passion, write a letter and collect stamps from around the world.”
BEST BREAKTHROUGH GAME: MARVEL STRIKE FORCE
Marvel Strike Force was the winner in the best breakthrough game. We can say that the visual effects in the game are quite remarkable. The game features legendary characters such as Spider-Man, Doctor Strange, Groot, Rocket Raccoon, Loki, Venom, Elektra, Captain America, and Iron Man.
BEST SOCIAL IMPACT: WISDO
The winner of this year’s award, Wisdo is an effective application that contains many factors. With Wisdo, where there are groups under dozens of titles, you can share your unique stories, connect with like-minded people, and find out about the things, of which you are curious.