9Apps – The Tough Competitor of the Google Play Store

9Apps – The Tough Competitor of the Google Play Store

9Apps is a mobile application distribution platform which people can use without logging into their Google accounts. This play store can be used to install apps in the Android, iOS, and windows mobile phones. Also, it is 100% free from virus and malware. This play store is an important part of the product portfolio of UCWeb, Alibaba Group who launched it in December 2013 for the first time. Since then it has gained popularity in many countries such as India, Indonesia, Russia, Brazil, Southern Asia, Middle East etc. from the beginning of the journey, This play store has shown a potential to be an ideal alternative to the Google play store. Let us compare the features of these two play stores for our better understanding:

9Apps play store Google play store
This play store provides the option for its users to change the language to their desired languages. It is more convenient for users who are comfortable in their regional languages. It does not provide the option for its users to change the language to their desired languages.
It uses the data compression technology which is an advanced technology to save data in a proper way. Because of this technology, while browsing through different apps in this play store, the user does not lose any vital data. Also, the apps are available in APK format which makes the app sizes very small, easy to download and takes less time to download. It does not use the data compression technology which is an advanced technology to save data in a proper way. Because of this, while browsing through different apps in this play store; the user may lose some important data. Also, the sizes of some of the apps are very big. For this reason, sometimes the apps are difficult to download in a short time period.
This play store provides relevant suggestions for the users about which apps they should download based on their searching pattern in the play store without compromising the security for the users. However, the search results and the history of searches do not reach the 9Apps server. It does not provide relevant suggestions for the users about which apps they should download based on their searching pattern in the play store without compromising the security for the users.
The apps which do not satisfy the rules and regulations of the Google play store are available here. Many apps are banned from this play store because they violated the terms and conditions related to copyright and some other issues.
Users do not need to have a Google account to use this play store. They can have some other accounts like Yahoo, Rediff, etc. to use it. It is mandatory for the users to have a Google account to use this play store. They cannot use it with the other accounts.
Google cannot track the activities of the people who are using some other accounts except Google account to operate and download apps from it. Google can track the activities of its users.

These features and availability in multiple languages are the main reasons for the increasing popularity of this play store.