As of April 2015, the most popular Android apps are Messenger, Facebook, Pandora, Instagram and Clean Master. All of these Android apps are free to download.
The most popular paid apps are Minecraft, Trivia Crack, LIMBO, Five Nights at Freddy's 3 and Bloons TD 5. The top-grossing Android Apps are Clash of Clans, Game of War - Fire Age, Candy Crush Soda Saga, Candy Crush Saga and Boom Beach. The five top-grossing apps are free to download, but they are top-grossing in revenue because they offer in-app purchases.
All of the most popular paid Android apps and top-grossing apps are games. Other categories of Android apps include apps for music lovers like radios and play lists, tools such as flashlights and compasses, books and reference apps, wallpapers, and ring tones.
The most downloaded apps for the first week of April 2015 were The Weather Channel, Turbo Tax, Super-Bright LED Flashlight, Emoji Keyboard Lite and ZEDGE Ringtones. All of these apps are free to download. Android's recommended starter apps are Facebook, Pandora, YouTube, Netflix and Skype, all free to download.
The most popular free Android apps have exceeded 100 million downloads and installations. The top paid apps have more than 1 million downloads and installations each.