Searching for the best Android apps is a daunting task for anybody. With so many million available, how do you know which are the best? Here at AndroidPIT, we’ve spent years curating the best apps for every specific purpose, and we've now compiled them for your viewing pleasure. We will continue to update this page as often as we can with links to the best Android apps available. This is what we've got so far.
Best messenger apps on Android
If you don't have this one already, we'd be surprised. WhatsApp features in our best Android messenger apps list for many reasons, but mostly because it has been so widely adopted that everybody has it now. It's basically the de facto smartphone messaging app. If SMS messaging is more your thing, check out or best text messaging apps list instead.
Best Android browser
Dolphin Browser sits as one of the best Android browser's you can get. It's free, it looks great, it comes with tons of features, and it supports Adobe Flash Player, the multimedia player that just won't die.
Best Android camera apps
Camera360 Ultimate made its way onto our best Android camera apps list because it houses so many features and gives an immediate boost to your photographs. It's a comprehensive free app that comes with editing tools, filters and more, ensuring you always get the best out of your Android camera.
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Best music and TV apps
Our phones are tiny little media centers where we can watch movies and TV shows and listen to music or podcasts. With all that lovely hardware inside your device, you will want to get the best viewing and listening experience, possible, right?
One of the best music player apps for Android is Poweramp. It’s a great way to enjoy your favorite music, with a ton of options and support for almost any type of file. You can’t go wrong with Poweramp.
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Best productivity apps
Smartphones aren’t just beautiful content providers, they can also be used for content creation too. Whether you’re into writing, spreadsheets, or even video editing, there are apps for that.
Expensify is one of our best Android productivity apps simply for managing your budget. You can make it as simple or as detailed as you want, and track all of your spending in an easy-to-use format. It’s great free business travel app that you shouldn’t be without.
Best apps for rooters and modders
Rooting and modding mobile devices is something that was considered to be a terrifying prospect at one time. But more online tutorials have cropped up, and more apps have arrived to help. There are also some great (and easier) ways to modify your Android.
When it comes to the best Android launchers, smart launcher is one of our favorites due to its unique, ultra-cool design. If you can’t find a theme to suit you here, we don’t know where you will.
Best apps for security and performance
Android security is a contentious subject and arguments about the safety of the system crop up frequently. Keep safe out there and check out some of our recommended security apps, and while you're at it, you might want to have a go at optimizing your system performance too.
AVG is a well known name in antivirus, and you can wipe your device remotely if necessary. © AVG
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Best weather and GPS apps
There are plenty of good weather apps available with more functionality, and arguable better accuracy, than can be found in the standard Android app. We've had a look at some of the best, as well as some GPS apps which might help you outdoors.
Yahoo! Weather is one of our favorites at AndroidPIT because it looks great, it’s simple to use, and it presents all of the information you require at a glance. It also comes with a nice widget too. Check out the rest of the best Android weather apps at the link.
Best fitness and lifestyle apps
Whether you want to lose a few extra pounds or meet some new people, we have some apps to help you out.
Calorie Counter by Myfitness pal provides a great way to lose weight and stay in shape. Simply enter your weight and height and Calorie Counter will tell you how many calories you can consume each day while losing weight. It requires a little effort on the part of the user, but it’s worth it.
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Best Android games
Everybody has an opinion on Android games. Is Candy Crush the best? Or Angry Birds? What about Plants Vs Zombies 2? A colorful tower defense game with bags of personality and addictive gameplay. Visit our best Android games page for a complete list of classics.
Best of the rest apps
We are at the end of our list with some of the apps that wouldn’t fit any other category. But just because they are last, they are by no means the least.
The best apps to improve browsing experience should be useful for everybody, and the lock screen apps are incredibly cool, just check out Magic Locker Main, pictured below.
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What are your favorite Android apps? Let us know which you think the best are in the comments below.