Oscar for Android Apps is here – Announcing Google Play Awards (Updated)

Google Play Awards

Youth Apps Review

Google Android Apps has billions of download and also millions of them in Google Play Store. So how about awarding the best android apps from millions of apps.  This year at Google I/O will feature the first-ever Google Play Awards.

This is a big leap step which is taken by Google for recognizing the Apps developer and their contribution towards the success of the platform.

Google Play Awards will showcase five nominees across 10 award categories and feature them in a dedicated collection on Google Play. Nominees were selected by a panel of experts on the Google Play team based on criteria emphasizing app quality, innovation, and having a launch or major update in the last 12 months. The winners of each category will be announced at Google I/O in May. 

The full list of categories and nominees are below and Youth Apps would be reviewing them in the build up towards Google I/O.  We are also happy to announce, apps which has reviewed by Youth Apps previously has made it to the TOP list which has been selected by Google.

Standout Startup 

Apps from new developers that offer a unique experience while achieving strong install growth. And the nominees are...
Standout Indie
Games from indie developers that focus on artistic design, high quality and innovative gameplay. And the nominees are...

Best Families App

Apps or games with family friendly design that encourage creativity and exploration. And the nominees are...

Best Use of Material Design

First-class implementation of material design concepts that deliver an immersive and innovative user experience. And the nominees are...

Best Use of Google Play Game Services

High quality games with several strong GPGS feature implementations. And the nominees are...

Early Adopter

Early adopter of a nascent technology or platform, providing a delightful user experience. And the nominees are...

Go Global

Apps or games with great localization and culturalization, or subject matter appeal, across multiple regions. And the nominees are...

Most Innovative

Apps or games offering a highly engaging novelty experience or unique benefit. And the nominees are...

Best App

A true representation of beautiful design, intuitive UX and high user appeal, quality and rating. And the nominees are..

Best Game

Games with strong mechanics, informative tutorial, broad appeal and tasteful design. And the nominees are...

Google Play Awards on May 19th at 7:00 pm PDT on stage 7 at Google I/O or via the live stream

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