What is Play Store?
Play Store also called Marketplace. We can install any app on Play store on all android devices. It acts as Store or Home of Official developed android apps by developers around the world. Play Store provides a huge amount of Android apps available and we can access from anywhere using internet connection.
Play Store provides categories of apps to install on Android devices like Art & Design, Communication, Education, Entertainment, Games, Health & Fitness, Maps & Navigation, Travel & Local, Finance, etc.
According to Google, the number of available applications in the Google Play Store from December 2009 to December 2017 is 3.5 million apps in December 2017, after surpassing 1 million apps in July 2013. As per Comparison, Apple’s App Store remained the second-largest app store with 2.2 million available apps.
Let’s see what are the ways in which Need of Android Application in Play Store and how empowers the app industry and positively affects the mobile application market:
Google provides official Android App (Play Store) to the Android Developers and Android Users. The motto of the Play Store is android user can install a variety of apps from this platform and having free as well as paid apps.
Play Store provides Play Protect feature is an evolution of the Google’s “Verify Apps” service. The feature, which will be enabled by default on all Android devices, is meant to be a real-time malware scanner that will scan every installed or about-to-be installed app and inform users in case there’s something amiss.
Millions of Android compatible state of the art application are available in play store. As per the analysis, Google’s Android Play Store is the Topmost app store in the world and the tough competitor to its Apple’s App Store is holds the second-largest position.
Google provides its official Play Store and having security, reliability to choose millions of apps but many of the third-party apps are available on various websites which is not available in play store. The reason behind that these apps are Dangerous work via malicious advertising or even code. While not all third-party apps are “bad,” many stores bait users by offering popular apps for much cheaper prices and subsequently put user privacy very much at risk. Examples of sensitive information extracted through third-party app stores include phone numbers, device information, and email addresses.
So we can always prefer a security while using an Android device, Google provides more security day by day and Google having rights to ban suspicious and malicious apps available on play store.