Best Windows Phone apps of 2012

Best Windows Phone apps of 2012
This is our app selection with no games included. Go here for the best Windows Phone games of 2012.

We’ve long been saying the Windows Phone platform isn’t mature enough, lacks the apps and many other things. And while that’s still true to a certain extent, with Windows Phone 8 and 2012 behind our backs, the situation has improved and the Marketplace looks more cheerful, packing more quality titles.

The official stats mention 125,000 apps on the Windows Phone app catalog, but in reality what matters to most is just a few apps and games.

That’s why we have selected the best apps of the bunch here. Windows Phone still doesn’t have the backing of Google and its stellar apps, nor some popular apps like an official Dropbox client, but it has gotten much more content this year. With no further ado, here are our picks for best Windows Phone apps of 2012.

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11 Comments

1. sayedejaz

Posts: 24; Member since: Feb 05, 2013

Best Apps ? Does it have apps ? :P

2. jlp34876

Posts: 80; Member since: Dec 02, 2012

Yes....

3. Nathan_ingx

Posts: 4769; Member since: Mar 07, 2012

Of course...more than the apps in your brains.

4. jsdechavez

Posts: 793; Member since: Jul 20, 2012

Of course it does. 150,000 strong.

6. Bappy

Posts: 25; Member since: Oct 29, 2012

more apps than the amount of brain cells in your head

11. sayedejaz

Posts: 24; Member since: Feb 05, 2013

Was really joking ! Ur windows OS will be BEST OS in near future ! But not now..I have used lumia 920 .. Did not liked at all .. dont know may be personal preference ! depends !

5. Yaldo_27

Posts: 28; Member since: Feb 11, 2013

Wow!!!! That's great buddy!!!! And do you know the best part? Only 5 apps of above that available in my Country Absolutely Amazing!!!

7. T00muchF00D

Posts: 98; Member since: Nov 27, 2011

anybody else notice when phone arena talks the best of windows phone....its usually all insults then shows pictures of the apps or game without talking about why the APPS or games are good..........its like it hurts them to say something good. phone arena talk about the damn app or game and inform us. NO WHERE IN THIS ARTICLE DOES IT INFORM OF THE APPS

8. volcano

Posts: 348; Member since: Jan 25, 2013

some of the best apps on windows phone still there is more glad to see phonearena writing more articles about windows phone :)

9. spideyhead256

Posts: 148; Member since: Nov 05, 2012

these apps looks freakin gorgeous :O windows phone may or may not have alot of apps but it certainly seems to have wide range of quality apps.and i guess that's what matters at the end of the day instead of a zillion apps with a horrible ui.even android has still got alot of apps which go towards their seperate ways rather than following android 4.x's holo UI.

10. AAABall unregistered

You forgot Nokia Drive, free for all WP8 phones!

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