December 8th, 2016 – the year is ending! It feels just like last month, people were ushering in the year 2016 in celebrations and setting up New Year resolutions. Did you achieve yours? J Be that as it may, here is a list of the most popular iPhone apps in 2016; the free and premium downloads.
Top Free iPhone Apps in 2016
Top Paid iPhone Apps in 2016
|Messenger||Face Swap Live|
|Pokémon GO||Minecraft: Pocket Edition|
|YouTube||7 Minute Workout Challenge|
|Google Maps||Geometry Dash|
|Netflix||Akinator the Genie|
|Spotify Music||Bloons TD 5
Apple unveiled the list above, after scanning through the over two million apps currently inhabiting its App Store. It singled out the apps mentioned above as the most downloaded iPhone app of this year.
Snapchat is the most-downloaded free iPhone app of this year, moving up from #5 in 2015, and taking the #1 spot from Trivia Crack. Facebook Messenger maintained its #2 spot, while Pokémon Go took up the #3 from Dubsmash, which held that spot in 2015.
This year, Snapchat has rolled in some nifty features. Such as the Spectacles with inbuilt cameras, that records videos and images in the first-person view. The images and videos recorded are will still disappear just like the rest of Snapchat’s offering. Snapchat also added some new filters and 3D stickers; all of which went a long way in re-engaging the users.
As for Facebook Messenger, there have been some improvements here and there; such as the chat bots, third party apps integration, and more recently the Instant games. Pokémon Go was an instant hit when it launched, rising to heights that cast a shadow even on Tinder and almost surpassing Twitter’s daily numbers of active users within just days of its launch.