Huawei, the leading global technology company, has revealed the winners of the AppGallery Editors’ Choice Awards 2022 and the Grow with Huawei Awards 2022. The winners were announced at a prestigious gala event at Web Summit in Lisbon, Portugal, this week, which attracted over 100 attendees including top app developers, agencies and content providers. The awards celebrate the very best apps and games available on AppGallery and, for the first time, merit the business partners and creators who are working with Huawei to improve user acquisition, boost downloads and improve monetisation opportunities.
Voted for by Huawei’s expert country editor teams across Europe, the Editors’ Choice Awards comprise five app categories and five game categories. The winners are selected based on their innovation, the user experience, engaging storytelling, eye-catching designs, and accessibility. Without exception, the apps and games have positively improved users’ lives over the past year.
The winners of the AppGallery Editors’ Choice Awards for best apps are as follows:
• Best Green App – Moovit
• Bet Health App – Yazio
• Best Essential App – Revolut
• Best Personal Growth App – Kahoot!
• Best Trending App – Smule
The winners of the AppGallery Editors’ Choice Awards for best games are as follows:
• Best Family & Casual Game – My Talking Angela 2
• Best RPG Game – Summoners War
• Best Trending Game – Infinity Kingdom
• Best Sports Game – Fishing Clash
• Best Strategy Game – Lords Mobile
Top games and popular apps are constantly being made available on AppGallery to provide users with endless hours of excitement, challenges and interactions. They are also part of the foundation on which Huawei is solidifying its position as the third largest global mobile ecosystem.
In this, the third year of the awards, Huawei has added several Grow with Huawei awards which recognise the business achievements of partners and agencies who have worked with the company to build successful campaigns leveraging key HMS services.
These include HUAWEI Browser, Petal Search, and HUAWEI Ads, the latter of which has grown its Advertiser network by 9 times and its Publisher network by 4 times since the service was launched in 2020. Quality traffic and first party data are a focus for Huawei Ads, which has won awards for its commitment to delivering high quality campaigns for advertisers. It is also part of Huawei’s cross-services growth solutions which aim to open up new opportunities for users and partners within the HMS ecosystem.
The winners of the AppGallery Grow with Huawei Awards are as follows:
• Best Advertiser – Flashcore (Czech Republic); Mediaset Infinity (Italy)
• Best Agency – Avow (Germany); Havas Media Group (Portugal)
• Best Publisher – Outfit 7 Limited (Cyprus); AppGeneration (Portugal)
• Best Growth Partner – mrge (Germany); Admitad (Germany); FREE NOW (Germany); Zeropark (Poland); SQUID (Sweden).
“The AppGallery Editors’ Choice Awards are a celebration of the fun, entertainment, and positive lifestyle support that our best apps and games are providing to Huawei customers on a daily basis,” said Jaime Gonzalo, VP of Huawei Mobile Services Europe.
“We announced these for the first time at Web Summit which was a fantastic forum for acknowledging the innovation and creativity that our users find in AppGallery. We were also able to recognise the achievements made by our partners who have collaborated with us to boost activation, monetisation and user retention. These not only help to create successful working relationships, but encourage improved engagement from our users too.”
AppGallery arms consumers with the power of choice when it comes not only to apps and games, but to a range of added-value services. Empowered by the interconnected ecosystem of Huawei Mobile Services (HMS), AppGallery users benefit from a seamless experience whether they are using a Huawei device or service, and this is why the platform continues to grow, reaching over 580 million monthly active users around the world.
Following please find details on all the winners of AppGallery Editors’ Choice Awards 2022:
BEST GREEN APP
Moovit helps people to get around town effectively and conveniently, using any mode of transport. Its focus on cleaner energy transportation, electric vehicle sharing, and bike routes makes it ideal for environmentally conscious users all over the world.
BEST HEALTH APP
Yazio is one of the most successful calorie counting and intermittent fasting apps for losing weight whilst keeping a healthy lifestyle.
BEST ESSENTIAL APP
Easy money management, all in one app. Manage your budget, spend, save, exchange and send money, use your card online and in-store, at home and abroad, with no hidden fees. Revolut is truly an all-round application to meet your everyday financial needs.
BEST PERSONAL GROWTH APP
Kahoot! is a game-based learning platform that brings engagement and fun to all kinds of players at school, at work, or at home. Play fun quiz games, or make your own kahoots to discover something useful!
BEST TRENDING APP
Smule is the social singing app that lets you enjoy millions of karaoke songs. Connect with your friends from all over the world or sing with top artists.
BEST FAMILY & CASUAL GAME
Winner: My Talking Angela 2
My Talking Angela 2 is the virtual pet game that everyone is talking about. What makes this game so fun and exciting is Angela’s sheer charisma and sense of humour. Did we mention the endless wardrobe and decoration possibilities? Help this fashionable cat stay busy in her big-city home.
BEST RPG GAME
Winner: Summoners War
An action-packed fantasy RPG with millions of summoners around the world to join the fight with. Jump into the exciting world of Sky Arena to earn those precious Mana Crystals. Summon over 1,000 different types of monsters to help you achieve ultimate victory.
BEST TRENDING GAME
Winner: Infinity Kingdom
Conquer the city, discover the Infinity. Infinity Kingdom is a cartoon-style MMO strategy game. As a resourceful lord, you must defend the land of Norheim against the evil gnomes while protecting yourself from other invading players!
BEST SPORTS GAME
Winner: Fishing Clash
Fishing Clash is a free realistic fishing simulation game, which mixes the best features of multiplayer fishing games: the realism of simulators, the competitiveness of sports games, and the social aspect of fishing and hunting apps.
BEST STRATEGY GAME
Winner: Lords Mobile
Are you ready for a REAL fight? The true Emperor has fallen. We need a real hero, a true Lord who can unite the Kingdoms. Recruit heroes and assemble your army in this magical world. Fight and conquer to establish your empire.