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MoboMarket Lite hands-on: Download free apps and games from this Google Play alternative

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MoboMarket Lite hands-on: Download free apps and games from this Google Play alternative
This story is sponsored by Moborobo. PhoneArena's opinions in this article have not been affected in any way!

For the great majority of Android users, Google Play is the only virtual marketplace where apps and games can be obtained from. And that should come as no surprise since Google's service is hardwired into every brand-name Android device. Few people know, however, that there is a number of alternatives to Google Play, and with this article, we'd like to introduce you to one of them.

The third-party app store that we're bringing under the spotlight is called MoboMarket Lite. Why should you even bother trying that instead of sticking with Google Play? Well, it does have a number of advantages over Google's marketplace. For starters, you can use MoboMarket Lite without the need for a Google account (or any account, for that matter), plus you can download multiple apps simultaneously! But what the service truly aims to stand out with is its app curation skills – its ability to pick apps that are really worth trying, or apps that the user is likely to be interested in. That was enough of a reason for us to take MoboMarket Lite for a spin on our Android smartphone. 

MoboMarket Lite hands-on: Download free apps and games from this Google Play alternative
MoboMarket Lite is available as a free download from the Google Play store.

Soon after launching the app we realized that MoboMarket Lite wasn't offering us any paid apps; only free and freemium software was available in its library. This doesn't mean, however, that there aren't enough apps and games of good quality to pick from. Quite the opposite – we see plenty of noteworthy titles there ready to be downloaded.

As for the app's interface, browsing MoboMarket Lite's selection of apps is a pretty straightforward process. Software is organized in sections, with tabs dedicated to apps, games, and device personalization. The Focus tab is where the newest, hottest, and most popular apps are listed. Apps and games are also grouped in collections and categories depending on their type and genre, which makes finding apps you're interested in much easier. We like how each app has a large "Download" button next to it for instant installation. If you happen to not be connected to a Wi-Fi network, the app will remind you that downloading an app will eat up your data, which is nice.

MoboMarket Lite is worth checking out if you feel like Google Play and its app suggestions aren't exactly your cup of tea. And while this custom app market isn't here to completely replace Google's own app storefront, MotoMarket Lite certainly seems like a neat proposition that can make it easier for users to find and download great apps and games. And yes, it does get its job done well, so feel free to give it a shot!

Download MoboMarket Lite for Android



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posted on 16 Jan 2014, 08:53 9

1. xperiaDROID (limited) (Posts: 5075; Member since: 08 Mar 2013)


Wait a minute, is this the Mobo thing that keeps telling you to download their stupid app?

posted on 16 Jan 2014, 09:02 8

2. luigi0824 (Posts: 42; Member since: 06 Aug 2013)


yeah! its an adware!

posted on 16 Jan 2014, 09:10 3

5. moroninc (Posts: 171; Member since: 14 Jul 2012)


why yes.. yes it is!

posted on 16 Jan 2014, 09:32 4

8. shuaibhere (Posts: 1297; Member since: 07 Jul 2012)


No...its not...MOBOGINIE is different from MOBOROBO..

Thier respective sites

MOBOROBO http://www.moborobo.com/
MOBOGINIE http://www.mobogenie.com/

posted on 16 Jan 2014, 09:04 7

3. anirudhshirsat97 (Posts: 379; Member since: 24 May 2011)


This is a sponsored article i guess. Its irritating as f%k when i try browsing ph on my cell phone. This moboginie keeps poping up download download download. And even if this is the best god damn store in the entire universe, i still wont download now coz well...f mg

posted on 16 Jan 2014, 09:29

7. shuaibhere (Posts: 1297; Member since: 07 Jul 2012)


But it's not listed in their products...STRANGE

posted on 16 Jan 2014, 09:07 4

4. Antimio (Posts: 129; Member since: 11 Nov 2013)


Please, stop poking my phone to install this app BECAUSE I DON'T WANT TO!!!! i'm tired that on every single webpage there's a message saying "Hey look, this is a good app". IS NOT.

posted on 16 Jan 2014, 12:49

13. temuchka1996 (Posts: 19; Member since: 23 Jan 2013)


I think thats mobogenie that disturbs us all the time,i myself use mobomarket its pretty nice

posted on 16 Jan 2014, 09:18 5

6. nexusdude (Posts: 142; Member since: 22 Aug 2013)


Ew! And to think I even tipped you to write an article AGAINST this malware.

posted on 16 Jan 2014, 09:35 2

9. AfterShock (Posts: 2223; Member since: 02 Nov 2012)


Agreed, it's pia annoying.

Do not want!

posted on 16 Jan 2014, 09:48 1

10. Finest (Posts: 76; Member since: 16 Aug 2013)


Hate this annoying app keeps on downloading by itself. Really hate this dumb app

posted on 16 Jan 2014, 09:53

11. zeljonsu (Posts: 13; Member since: 24 May 2012)


this is one of the reasons why AdBlockers exist.... hahahahaha! :)

posted on 16 Jan 2014, 12:28

12. SAYED-EJAZ (Posts: 219; Member since: 10 Oct 2013)


Haha mobogenie i am fed up with that ! :P

posted on 16 Jan 2014, 16:15

14. GeekMovement (Posts: 1499; Member since: 09 Sep 2011)


What is this crap anyway?

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