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Top 5 Mobile Apps For Entertainment Purposes

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  • 19th Apr, 2021
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In recent years, the market for mobile phones has seen significant growth. Although, mobile phones’ primary purpose was to make communication easier. Nowadays, they are considered more than a source of entertainment because they have large capacitive touch screens with good refresh rates and resolution, speakers, microphones, sensors, and many more. To add more to the existing physical hardware, there are millions of apps available which have a different purpose. The wide variety of apps ranging from games to movies, videos, and song streaming have made mobile phone devices for entertainment.

Some interesting facts

By the data collected in 2020, they found that the number of mobile users in the world was 6.95 billion. Now we can imagine, in a population of about 8 billion people, almost 90% of the people use mobile phones which includes every living person on the planet. In every 8 people from the world, 7 of them use a mobile phone and it is not just for communication or making calls but they use it more for entertainment like playing games, listening to songs, and watching videos or movies.

In the mobile app industry, two big players are Android (Google Play) and iOS (Apple Store), and there are some differences between them. All the developers have tried to make apps that are compatible with both operating systems so that everyone can enjoy the apps.

Here, we have come up with the top 5 apps used for entertainment by mobile phone users. We mostly based the ranking on the number of downloads and the ratings it has got from its users.

PUBG Mobile


PUBG Mobile is among the most downloaded mobile games, with more than a hundred million downloads on the Play store. With a rating of 4.3 stars from 36 million reviews, we can see that it is a good app that is liked by many users. The company has more than $643 million in revenue and is growing every day as more and more people are getting lured and addicted to this game. In the general category of apps, PUBG Mobile is one of the most entertaining in the general category. In the past mobile gaming was not considered being much significant in the entertainment category, but nowadays games like PUBG are the ones at the top.

Amazon Prime Video


Amazon Prime Video is an American internet video on demand service which is operated by Amazon. It also has more than a hundred thousand downloads on Play Store with a 4.3-star rating from 2 million reviews. You can find exclusive and original content along with popular TV shows you can watch from any place. It was most popular in the USA but now it has been expanding globally as well. They estimate the company to have a revenue of about $25 billion. In the movie and TV shows streaming services, it is one of the top apps which brings it here as one of the top apps in the entertainment category.

Spotify


Spotify is Swedish-originated music streaming app with over five hundred million downloads on Play Store. It has a 4.4-star rating from 22 million reviews. You can use this app at no cost, or you can buy subscriptions that will allow you to download and surf premium content. A user can get to enjoy unlimited music streaming around the clock. To allure more users, the company also provides three months of free usage for first-time users. It is an app only for listening to and downloading songs, but also it stands as one of the top entertainment apps. The company has revenue of about three hundred million. It is the best music listening app, and it stands strong on the best entertainment apps.

YouTube


YouTube, a video streaming platform owned by Google. One of the most popular in its space as it has over 5 billion downloads on the Play Store. It has a 4.1-star rating from 98 million reviews. They made it for streaming videos that uploaded by the users themselves. You can either use a free or paid version of YouTube. In the entertainment category, it might be the app that used the most. They said to have a revenue of about $20 billion.

Netflix


Netflix, a TV and movie streaming app that used by millions of people worldwide. It has over 1 billion downloads on Play Store with a 4.4-star rating from 11 million reviews. The unlimited mind-blowing content that made available on its platform with millions of paid users made it one of the most successful companies in the entertainment category. Netflix told to have a revenue of more than $25 billion.