Buckle yourself up for one of the most discussed and honored awards among Android Developers, the Google Play Awards 2017. The dates have been announced. The awards will be presented during the annual developer festival, Google I/O on May 18, 2017, at 6:30 PM.


The Google Play Awards

Google Play Awards are a great way to get recognition from the best in the industry. It’s like getting awarded by those itself who are the very people behind Android. In short, the best acknowledgment that you can get. The standard gets raised and the competition gets tougher every year.

Whether you are a game developer or you have developed an app that is plainly out of the box or something that helped users; whether you are a startup or have been reigning the era with your apps, there is a category for all.

Award Categories

This year, there are 12 award categories. Nominees have been selected. Some of the common criteria to make your app stand out in the crowd are rating, performance, proper functioning, freshness and whether the app was launched or updated majorly after March 2016.


The award categories are listed below. Also, click on the link to see the nominees for that category.

  1. Standout Indie
  2. Standout Startup

  3. Best Android Wear

  4. Best TV Experience

  5. Best VR Experience

  6. Best AR Experience

  7. Best App for Kids

  8. Best Multiplayer Game

  9. Best App

  10. Best Game

  11. Best Accessibility

  12. Best Social Impact

So, friends, I don’t know about you joining the ceremony live but do stay tuned via live stream to see the best ones among us for this year.


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