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

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

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15 Comments

1. xperiaDROID

Posts: 5629; Member since: Mar 08, 2013

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

2. luigi0824

Posts: 49; Member since: Aug 06, 2013

yeah! its an adware!

5. moroninc

Posts: 193; Member since: Jul 14, 2012

why yes.. yes it is!

8. shuaibhere

Posts: 1986; Member since: Jul 07, 2012

No...its not...MOBOGINIE is different from MOBOROBO.. Thier respective sites MOBOROBO http://www.moborobo.com/ MOBOGINIE http://www.mobogenie.com/

3. anirudhshirsat97

Posts: 408; Member since: May 24, 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

7. shuaibhere

Posts: 1986; Member since: Jul 07, 2012

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

4. Antimio

Posts: 313; Member since: Nov 11, 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.

13. temuchka1996

Posts: 19; Member since: Jan 23, 2013

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

6. nexusdude

Posts: 151; Member since: Aug 22, 2013

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

9. AfterShock

Posts: 4147; Member since: Nov 02, 2012

Agreed, it's pia annoying. Do not want!

10. Finest

Posts: 90; Member since: Aug 16, 2013

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

11. zeljonsu

Posts: 22; Member since: May 24, 2012

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

12. SAYED-EJAZ

Posts: 225; Member since: Oct 10, 2013

Haha mobogenie i am fed up with that ! :P

14. GeekMovement unregistered

What is this crap anyway?

15. chplaya

Posts: 2; Member since: Mar 19, 2017

can it download mobomarket for my PC?

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