News, Games and Social Apps emerge as the Top 3 App Categories, installed by Indian mobile users: MoMAGIC Research

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News, Social Media and Gaming apps are the top 3 categories installed by Indian mobile users, according to a recent study conducted by MoMAGIC Technologies, a fast-paced, innovative, AI and Big data-driven mobile tech firm.

The Report titled,  “Lifestyle Insight of App Users in India”, gives an overview of the lifestyle choices a particular set of App USER profile may have or follow, predictably. The report is drawn upon from “TrueInsight”- MoMAGIC’s DMP (Data Management Platform).

Top 3 App Categories, installed by Indian mobile users

Key Highlights:

  • On an average, an Indian smartphone user usually has 50 apps, including pre-installed apps; equally distributed among men and women (Men have 50.5 apps & Female has 49.8 apps).
  • News related app installs saw a jump of 94% in Q12018 vs Q42017 followed by a jump of 80% for social media related apps and lastly gaming apps at 52% respectively.
  • News app users are seen to install apps related to Food & Drink, Health & Fitness, and Automobiles. This segment values their diet, health and drives more on a daily basis.
  • Social App users, is one of the key users of dating apps, other than automobiles and weather.
  • Game App user segment mainly consists of parents, who share their devices with their children and hence are found to have more of parenting apps, followed by comics and beauty.

“India creates one of the largest news content across tens of languages which is consumed by users across age groups. News related apps continue to outperform other segments and are expected to grow further, thereby making it clear that in the near future content is going to be a clear winner in the Ad tech sector,” Mr. Arun Gupta, Founder & CEO, MoMAGIC Technologies.

Rajkumar Maurya
Rajkumar Maurya is the H2S Media tech expert. He’s always been passionate about technology and has been writing on the subject since 2014. He has extensive knowledge of all kinds of technology, from consumer-tech to enterprise solutions. You can contact the author at--


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