The pandemic in 2020 had us glued to our phones. The screen time was either due to work or out of boredom. This screen time resulted in a few mobile apps booming during the ongoing lockdown.
Here in this list, we look at a few such apps which shot to popularity during the pandemic and registered immense growth.
Top 5 Best Apps Of 2020 In India (Popularity & Growth) – Editor’s Choice
Ludo King is a multiplayer cross-platform game that is based on the common board game. The game can be played in several modes including single-player, offline multiplayer, multiplayer online, and more. Ludo King also boasts a feature of real-time chat, statistics checking, options to save the previous game and themes to improve the overall experience.
During the lockdown, the userbase of Ludo King nearly tripled to 9.5 million, up from 3.7 million from March 1 through March 11. Ludo King has earned more downloads since March 1, than PUBG Mobile, one of the most popular mobile games in India. Recently. Ludo King Crossed 500 Million downloads on the Google Play Store.
Zoom is a cloud-based video-conferencing application that you can use to communicate remotely with others-either video or audio-only, or both, both while holding live chats-and it allows you to record those sessions for viewing later.
Zoom Meeting is a video conference meeting that uses Zoom while a Zoom Room is a piece of physical equipment that can be mounted by businesses in meeting rooms.
The tiled view is one of the best features, and you can get everybody on the screen at the same time even though you’ve got tens of participants.
Over half of Fortune 500 businesses officially used Zoom in 2019 if you want to ask if you’re in good company while using Zoom, you’re. It has gained immense popularity as one of the best video calling apps.
Another home-grown app which shot to fame after TikTok ban and a tweet by Anand Mahindra is Chingari.
Accessible in multiple languages, Chingari allows a user to download and upload videos, chat with friends, connect with new users, share content and search feeds. With WhatsApp status, videos, audio clips, GIF stickers, and pictures, a Chingari user gets the chance to get creative. They have added multiplayer games and news section for users.
Chingari also charges its users depending on how the video makers of the content are viral. The content creator gets points per view for each video that a user uploads to the app and those points can be redeemed for money. Recently, Chingari raised funding from Tinder’s Chief Product Officer Brian Norgard and OLX co-founder Fabrice Grinda.
OKCredit provides shop owners and their customers with a mobile-based credit account management solution. In 2017, OkCredit was launched, and in two years, it developed massively. The software targets small and medium companies and helps them reduce the hassle of keeping books in the ledger. In the future, the firm plans to grow bigger and stronger.
The start-up has raised $67 million from Light Speed Projects and Tiger Global in Series B funding. Reported user growth was 120 times in 2019 and total downloads crossed more than 20 million. In 2800 cities/towns in India and more than 10 languages, the app user base is present.
Kite is the flagship trading platform of Zerodha as a mobile app with streaming market data, advanced charts, an elegant UI, and more. It is minimalistic, intuitive, responsive, light, yet powerful.
Kite is the easiest trading app available on the Indian stock market, developed in-house. Kite is loaded with features required by advance trader with a complete market watch, comprehensive graphs with 100+ indicators and advance order type (bracket and cover order). Kite is available in 11 regional languages – Multilingual Trading