Report - Top 30 Tizen Apps First Half of 2016

Jul 12, 2016

It been almost 2 weeks now since H2 2016 commenced and now we have a report of the top 30 apps from the Tizen store that have had the lion's share of download on the platform in H1, 2016. Its no surprise that some of the popular cross platform have taken their place in this list of Tizen apps as well. The list curated here is based on the downloads coming from Samsung Z1 and Z3 smartphone users.

Top 30 Popular May 2016 Apps / Games

Top 30 Apps
1. WhatsApp Messenger 2. MX Player
3. Opera Mini 4. Pattern Lock Screen
5. ShareIt 6. Facebook
7. Facebook Messenger 8. App Locker
9. Bus Race 3D 10. FastNFurious
11. SShare 12. Counter Terror
13. UC Browser for Tizen 14. Gaana
15. Dailyhunt 16. Memorable Photo Frames
17. Candy Crunch 18. Photo Frames
19. FlipKart 20. Prison Run
21. Torrent Downloader 22. Samsung Smart Switch Mobile
23. Truedialer 24. WhatsApp Status
25. Zapya WebShare 26. Train Status
27. Love Flames 28. nexGTv
29. Play Cricket 30. Ola cabs Book Taxi in India


Whatsapp has continued to show its dominance by topping the charts once again. With almost 96% of Indian smartphone users having installed Whatsapp on their devices and the majority of Tizen users being Indians, this doesn't come much as a surprise. MX Player's clean UI has received much love from the Android community and it's no different here.

Given how bad the default browser on the Z1 and Z3 is, opera mini has been the only good option for Tizen users until recently and hence has taken up the third spot. But with the recent release of UC Web browser which already has made into the list at number 13, the chances of positions of the two apps getting switched in the future are highly likely considering the wide range of features and services UC Web offers.
ShareIt is another app that has been popular among Indian users for sharing large files at very high speeds, it has blown away its competition by its simple UI of just a send and receive button that even the non tech savvy can easily learn to use.

Indian e-commerce site Flipkart is slowly losing its customers to the giants amazon and hence to make up for the loss, the company has brought their app into the Tizen platform and it looks like it has worked out well for the company as they've made it to the list at number 19, the same is the case with Ola Cabs with their ongoing competition with Uber.

Facebook and Facebook Messenger have maintained their spot in the top 10 thanks to their widespread popularity and active user-base, but we could certainly wish for a better UX of their apps on Tizen phones.

We have detailed only a handful of the top 30 apps, for the complete list, check out the table once again and head over to the Tizen store to download them.


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