“Don’t Download Chinese App or Uninstall Chinese Apps !” – During these days you might have heard about these statements from many people. After, the COVID-19 outbreak many hidden truths of china comes into a picture. Now, one of the major truth is data stealing. One should protect their data by installing or boycott many Chinese apps whose intention is stealing our data. In this article, we are taking you through the list of the most popular Chinese apps on Play Store.
Moreover, this is not the first time where we have heard about the truths of china Apps. Previously, many harmful Chinese apps come amid media focus for cybersecurity in China. There are thousands of apps available on the Play Store, but not all of them are safe. These apps posing hazards related to illegal gambling, stealing personal data, and having in-app downloads without users’ permission.
In recent years, we have seen that the popularity of Chinese App TikTok rises quickly and now according to the rating on Google play store, people are boycotting this app due the prediction of the same hazards.
China App Market Statistics in 2020
According to the estimates, China is the largest and most lucrative mobile app market in the world, with nearly 500 million people actively using third-party app stores across the region. Below are the few stats of the China App Market on Google Play.
- Google Play features more than 2,462 Chinese publishers.
- Google Play has more than 11,419 applications from Chinese publishers.
- Chinese publisher’s apps have total downloads of 1.71 m.
Let’s explore the popular Chinese Apps On Play Store
Popular Chinese Apps On Play Store
1. Helo, Like
Helo, Like are the apps to create a short video like Tiktok. Helo app is launched by Helo, Like are the apps to create a short video like Tiktok. Helo app is launched by a worlds biggest tech giant and creator of many short video sharing apps Bytedance.
It is now amongst the most popular Indian social platforms with more than 40,000,000 users. It features showbiz, parenting, entertainment, politics, and farming along with multiple Indian languages including Tamil, Punjabi, Malayalam, Bengali, Hindi, Telugu, Marathi, Gujarati, Tamil, Kannada, and more.
2. TikTok (Musically)
TikTok, is the most popular video app application. This app is owned by ByteDance and since its launch, the app is consistently ranked among the top 5 Android apps on google play store. There are 1.2 billion active users in India.
- After WhatsApp, TikTok is the most downloaded application in 2019-2020.
- Among the total downloads of TikTok, 43% Users are Indians.
- TikTok’s annual turnover is about US $75 billion.
- Over 39 per cent of TikTok global users are from India.
- Users are of mostly between the ages of 16 to 24.
SHAREit is the fastest application and undisputed leader in this niche, that allows users to transfer video, music, files and apps from one device to another. This Chinese App is available for Android, iOS, PC & Mac.
Due to its fast transferring of file, it becomes popular and deeply rooted within Indian vernacular consumers.
Kwai is an also popular Chinese video-sharing app, developed by Beijing Kuaishou Technology Co., Ltd. The application has a 4.4 rating on Google Play Store and similar to most popular TikTok.
5. Cam Scanner
CamScanner is another most popular Chinese App. It is compatible with both iOS and Android devices and used to create pdfs by scanning images. Further, it can be used for the correction of size and text.
Recently it is found that this application automatically downloading the malicious file which was removed by google from play store. But, this issue encountered with the updated version only so Google restored it and currently, its rating is 4.7. This privacy concerns was first reported by Russian security provider Kaspersky Lab.
6. UCBrowser and UCBrowser Mini
Alibaba Group-owned internet company UCWeb developed the UC Browser, which is the popular web browser developed by Chinese.
This browser also gets the popularity quickly and even beat Google Chrome, by winning the battle of mobile users in India and Indonesia. But Chrome is now back on top. Currently, the UCBrowser has 3.9 rating on play store.
The popularity of the UC browser is because of its ability to compress data, speed up navigation and assist users to save a lot of cellular data traffic.
7. LiveMe, Bigo Live
Chinese apps are available all over the world, LiveMe, Bigo Live are few other apps for streaming live video and live chats. We are using numerous apps without understanding their consequence on the generation, these are among those. It is available for both iOS and Android devices.
8. Vigo Video
Vigo Video is also a short video making app, where you can share your everyday lives with your mates, relatives, and other users from all over the world.
There are numerous beauty apps available, but Beauty Plus capture the more eyes and hearts of people. It has a 4.4 rating on Google Play Store.
As per the reports and surveys, million selfies are edited by BeautyPlus. The application offers simple, yet powerful photo editing tools, creative effects, augmented reality (AR) filters. Not just beauty plus, there are a plethora of Chinese apps that have taken the hearts of people.
Another file and video sharing that says”we fulfil all your transfer needs”. With the application you can share Music, Share Video &Share Photo, and can transfer all type of files（App, music, pdf, word, excel, zip etc.
Other Most Popular Chinese Apps On Play Store for gaming and shopping:
- PUBG Lite
- Clash of Kings
- Mobile Legends
- Club Factory
- App Lock
- Cam Scanner
- Mafia City
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