We have come to the end of the 2016, which saw introductions of many smartphones including the Tecno Camon C9, Phantom 6 Plus and also the exploding Samsung Galaxy Note 7.
Today we take a look at the top apps Nigerians download and used the most in 2016.
The Instant messaging app whatsApp, would continue to be Nigerians favorite when it comes to It’s text and call devices. This is the app used most by Nigeria in 2016.
Another social App, which became an instant hit this year dominated the list. Snapchat seems to be the social network preferred by Nigerians in the year 2016.
Opera and Opera Mini is still as the popular web browser for Nigerians, this makes it one of the most used app by Nigerians
Another big weight is Instagram, similar to Snapchat is also made waves by gaining the competition, with introduction of Snapchat like features, Instagram is also one of the most popular social network used by many Nigerians.
This guys are really impressive, the transportation company uber lets you order for cab using it’s app, which can be accessed from your current location and they take you to your exact destination. Uber also made an instant hit in 2016. With many Nigerians using it services across the big cities.
The file sharing app that uses Wi-Fi-direct to share files, photo and videos is another app widely used by Nigerians especially in 2016.
The song recognition app Shazam, was successful with their audio fingerprinting technology, won the Nigerians audience. Shazam stands as one app that became widely used by Nigerians in 2016
want to know who’s calling, True Caller a smart app that suggests names of unknown callers by connecting to it’s online database of contacts. True caller really did a nice job and one of the apps that could be found on many Nigerians phones in 2016.
This App was a hot shot in early period of 2016, as the name goes Score! And Score! HERO allows you draw a path for your player using your finger aiming for the goal post to score. Currently people rarely play it now but the game can still be found in many Nigerians phone.
Finally on the list is Twitter a very popular App in Nigeria, but 2016 was not it’s year but still performed very well as many individuals and companies, including media houses use the social app Twitter more than ever before in 2016.