Top 10 Free Android Apps of 2012

2012 has been a great year for technologies including Android OS. Android OS is the most popular operating system in the market today, as it’s the easy-to-use OS with a large amount of free and unpaid apps at the Google Playstore. Samsung, HTC, Sony Xperia, all three branded smartphones and tablets are running on Android OS. Jelly Bean is the latest Android version (4.1.1).

Samsung Galaxy S3, Note 2, HTC One X, and Sony Xperia S are the most hottest high end smartphones. This list of the 10 best free Android apps have shown outstanding performance, and are truly “free”, no “membership required”. Just Free.


10 Free Android Apps of 2012

Google Chrome

Google Chrome is the best browser for all the platform whether Android or Windows. Chrome had debut in the mobile platform in 2012 year. Search anything and browse fast with the Chrome on your Android smartphone and tablet. Sign in to sync your personalized Chrome experience from your computer to bring it with you anywhere you go. The speed and simplicity has given intuitive experience, open an unlimited number of tabs.

Play Store: Chrome (free)


Facebook is growing day by day with its huge millions of active users. The best social network to stay connected with your friends.
Play Store: Facebook (free)

Google Drive

Last year Google has launched the alternative to Dropbox, its Google Drive which is a cloud locker and basic word processor rolled into one. You can store up to 5 GB of files for free, and edit your docs on the go. This is an must have app for smartphone and tablet.

Play Store: Drive (free)


Last year, Instagram started coming in Android App. In the same year, Facebook bought Instagram, now Instagram is having more than 100 million active users. This app lets you snap pics with a variety of filters, and quickly upload them to your favorite social networks. Instagram is a beautiful way to share your world. It’s a free, fun, and simple way to make and share gorgeous photos on your Android. Follow your friends’ photos with the click of a single button. Every day you open up Instagram, you’ll see new photos from creative people from around the world.

Play Store: Instagram (free)


YouTube comes in its official app. Keep up with your favorite YouTube channels and access the world’s videos anywhere with the official YouTube app for Android.
Play Store: Youtube (free)

Google Maps

Google Maps for Android with Navigation has detailed maps with 3D buildings, voice guided turn by turn GPS navigation. Download the latest release of Google Maps, and never carry a paper map again.
Play Store: Google Maps (free)

Angry Birds Space, Angry Birds Star Wars

In 2012, Rovio’s Angry Birds franchise continued its series with two new games, one is Angry Birds Space and other is Angry Birds Star Wars. New games are really creative with refreshing innovation.
Rebel birds, striking from a hidden base, have won their first victory against the evil Imperial Pigs. During the battle, Rebel spies managed to steal secret plans to the Empire’s ultimate weapon, the PIG STAR, and are racing to deliver the plans to the Rebel Birds. Now they need your help!

Play Store: Angry Birds Space (Free), Angry Birds Star Wars (Free)


Pocket lets you store news articles to read later. Find anything interesting like picture,  or an article, just Pocket It. They present articles in clean, text-and-image only views.

Play Store: Pocket (free)


Best security app in the market. Protect your installed applications using a password or pattern. Easy to use and strong lock tool. The best thing in this we can lock single application like if you want to lock your gallery, then you can lock only your gallery.

Play Store: AppLock (free)

Temple Run

The best addicted game Temple Run came to Android in 2012. Snag an idol and run, jump, and slide from the crazy apes in hot pursuit. It’s very addictive, endless running game.
Play Store: Temple Run (free)
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