The 29 best android apps of the year … so far

There is still half a year to finish this in 2018, which during its first six months has already left us important releases, with new Best Android Apps that aim to become essential.

For this reason, we will review the best Android applications of 2018, with a selection of 29 applications that we will expand throughout this year with each new major application that lands on Google Play during the coming months.

Just a Line

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In March the augmented reality of Google, ARCore, reached Android devices, and one of the most curious applications to test this technology is Just a Line, an application in which we can draw lines either alone or with another friend using two phones.

Carror Weather

Carror Weather

Carrot Weather is a fun and crazy application of time that after triumphing on iOS has landed recently on Android. It is an application that stands out for its simple design that shows us a fun phrase related to the weather forecast, pulling the black humor. Yes, in English.

Ikea Place

The Swedish furniture chain Ikea also launched on Android its own augmented reality application: Ikea Place. This tool allows us to see how your furniture would be at home before buying them.


Notion best android apps

Notion is an editor that combines notes, task, and wikis in a single application. It allows you to add covers to your notes, pending tasks, attach code fragments, insert markers, add collaborators, comments, and much more. It is a very complete application, and totally free.

Google Tasks

Google Tasks best android apps 2018

Google Tasks finally has an official application. After several years of waiting, Google offers us an application that allows us to create lists of tasks and subtasks, to which we can add a deadline and details. All under a very minimalist interface.

Moment – Pro Camera

Moment - Pro Camera best android apps 2018

Moment is now a new application that brings the controls of the professional cameras to your Android. Its price is 2.09 euros and stands out with its careful interface, very professional, which allows us to control in its manual mode the exposure, ISO, shutter speed, focus, white balance, select the image format, take photos in RAW and much more.

Opera Touch

Opera Touch best android apps 2018

Opera Touch offers us an ultralight navigator, protected against the cryptocurrency mining, blocking intrusive advertising and navigation adapted to one hand. Like all other Opera browsers, it’s totally free.


If you go out to play sports with your dog or you train dogs, now you can track the physical activity of your pets with the Rundogo application. It is a sports application to track dogs, to see how much they run, what route they have made, etc …

Facebook Local

Facebook Local best android apps

Facebook Local is the new event application of the social network. With this application we will discover places and activities recommended by our friends. All based on our location, likes and list of friends.


textto best android apps

Text or is the alternative to Android Messages to send SMS and MMS from our PC. Under a very familiar interface, practically identical to Google, we can send SMS / MMS text messages from our Android or from the PC.

Google Lens

Google Lens offers you a powerful image recognition tool that allows us to identify monuments, plants, animals, clothing, furniture, decorative objects and interact with texts. All pointing with the camera of our device.

Drum Pads – Beat Maker Go

Beat Maker Go is presented as the definitive sampler, a drum pads application that allows you to create musical rhythms in a very simple way thanks to its intuitive interface, instruments, the library of soundtracks and effects.

Steam Link

Steam link - best android apps

Steam Link , is the new application of Valve with which you can play streaming to your library of games purchased on Steam. We just have to synchronize our phone with the Steam version of PC to play from your mobile or tablet.


Radiogram best android apps

Radiogram is a new free application to listen to the radio on your mobile device. It has thousands of radio stations around the world, support with Chromecast and searches for stations by gender.

Family Link

Family Link is the new parental control application from Google to control which applications and how long the smallest people in the house use their mobile devices.


Stories best android apps

Stories is a beautiful application that allows you to create your personal diary with chronology style, with mentions, hashtags and keep track of your mood. You can organize your journals as books.

Driving Detective

Driving Detective best android apps

Driving Detective offers a tool that allows you to automatically activate Do Not Disturb mode when you are driving. The application detects if we are driving in a car to activate the Do Not Disturb mode, and deactivates it when it detects that we are already walking.

Google Podcasts

Google Podcasts best android apps

Google already has its own podcast player. Google Podcasts allows us to discover and listen to podcasts from around the world with a very easy to use application, which offers the most basic options.

Google Podcasts

IGTV best android apps

IGTV is new to Instagram for mobile devices, its new application to compete against YouTube. IGTV allows us to upload and watch vertical videos of up to one hour in length. This new feature is also integrated into the Instagram main application.

Cake Browser

Cake Browser is a new web browser for Android that stands out in its search engine, searching in multiple services at the same time, being the search engines customizable. It also includes an ad blocker, private mode, and saved sites.


AirMirror best android apps

AirMirror is the new application of the creator of the popular AirDroid. An application that allows you to control an Android phone from your Android phone, use its remote assistance or remote monitoring with another mobile’s camera.


feedster best android apps

Feedster is a new news application to which you can add your favorite RSS feeds and your social accounts to see the news shared by your friends. All under a very clean and fresh interface, in which you can rate and comment on the news.

Adobe Spark Post

Adobe Spark Post best android apps

Adobe Spark Post is an application that allows us to create incredible graphics histories through its templates, filters, and effects to be later shared on social networks.

  • Developer: Adobe
  • Download it on: Google Play
  • Price: Free
  • Category: Art and Design


MoShow offers you an editor that allows you to turn your photos into fun and eye-catching videos to share on social networks in just a few steps. You select the photos, you choose the music, you add texts, effects and ready.

YouTube Music

YouTube Music best android apps

YouTube Music is already a reality. The new YouTube application to listen to music and watch your music videos and concerts. It is completely free but if we do not want to see the ads, and if we want to listen to the music in the background and without a subscription, we will have to pay 9.99 dollars per month.


MultiChat best android apps

The developer ES Global, the creator of the popular ES Explorer one of the best android apps of the year, also has a new application to clone the WhatsApp and be able to use it with several accounts in a simple way. It is a kind of application launcher in which you will only see the cloned WhatsApp application. You can add a name and a color to identify with what number is initiated to the session.

Microsoft News

Microsoft News best android apps

Microsoft News is the new application to keep up to date. It allows us to receive the news about the topics that most interest us and receive notifications with the last hour.

Navigation Gestures

The guys from XDA offer us Navigation Gestures, an application that allows us to add the gestures of the iPhone X to our Android mobile. The full version of this application has a price of 1.49 dollars.


Vimage is an application that allows us to convert our photos into beautiful GIFs or animated videos, adding moving effects, such as clouds, water, smoke, bubbles and more.

  • Developer: vimage
  • Download it on: Google Play
  • Price: Free with integrated purchases
  • Category: Art and Design
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