UPDATED: The Best of Galaxy Apps 2018 Winners Announced

Samsung Developer Program

UPDATED: November 8, 2018

#SDC18 marks the first-ever Best of Galaxy Apps 2018 Awards, and we are so excited to announce this year’s winners.

Congratulations to the Best of Galaxy Apps 2018!

Originally published: October 23, 2018

The Samsung Developer Team is excited to announce that 2018 will mark the inaugural “Best of” Samsung Galaxy Apps awards, acknowledging the Best of the Galaxy Apps Store: Best App, Game, Theme, Galaxy Watch App and Galaxy watch face design.

The “Best of” program will select top publishers who have stood out amongst the crowd in the Galaxy Apps Store's boutique of expertly curated apps. The review process will take place in September each year, with the submission period running from October through August the following year.

Benefits to Being a "Best of" Galaxy Apps Award Winner

In addition to bragging rights, “Best of” winners will be featured at SDC and promoted across Samsung Developer merchandising and marketing channels. They'll also receive:

  • A “Best of” Galaxy Apps award
  • An invitation to the “Best of” Award Ceremony at SDC
  • Galaxy Apps Store banner promotion
  • Premium merchandising on the Galaxy Apps Store
  • A best of Galaxy Apps award graphic overlay on their app screenshot on Galaxy Apps Store
  • “Best of” award badges and imagery to promote in their marketing channels and events
  • A Feature in SDP marketing communications, including blog post interview and SDP Newsletter feature

Let’s get down to business.

How can you be among the “Best of Galaxy Apps" Award next year?

There are many ways to better your chances of becoming the next “Best of”:

  1. Become a member of the Samsung Developer Program:
  2. Publish your apps and designs in the Samsung Seller Office
    • Get set up with a Seller account here.
  3. Promote, promote, promote
    • SDP offers many ways to increase your marketing reach and ROI. Have you checked out Galaxy Store badges? Ever submitted a promotion request for your Galaxy theme?

How are “Best of” winners selected?

The Samsung Galaxy Apps Store’s “best” app, game, theme, Galaxy watch app and watch face encapsulate some of the most popular content in user downloads, quality design and user experience.

The editorial team combs through all new releases from the year, and the “Best of” winners are selected based on a holistic criterion that considers the quality in design, user experience, user ratings, downloads, and revenue (where applicable).

We have notified the Best of 2018 winners, and we are very excited to reveal the winners at SDC 2018! Stay tuned to #SDC18 feeds, or better yet, come to SDC18 to be part of the first-ever Best of Galaxy Apps 2018 Award Ceremony.