[dropcap]D[/dropcap]o you know popular apps like Facebook, Twitter, and Youtube consumes lots of data? These apps also have a lighter version in Google Play Store, which can save lots of data. Here in this article, I am going to list 10 best “Lite” version of a popular app that you need to install it right now.
Today almost every smartphone users use the internet for downloading, browsing and uploading that consumes lots of data. If we talk about an Android operating system, it consumes much more data compared to any other mobile OS.
Well, with the rise of Android and data-hungry apps, it became difficult to restrict internet data charges under a certain budget. Before Reliance Jio, Internet service provider in India has raised the prices of data packs and limited the data usage.
The entire scenario has been changed by Reliance Jio. However, do you know popular apps like Facebook, Twitter, and Youtube consumes lots of data? These apps also have a lighter version in Google Play Store, which can save lots of data.
These 15 ‘Lite’ Apps Will Save Your Mobile Data
Here in this article, I am going to list 15 best “Lite” version of popular Android apps that you need to install it right now.
The Facebook Lite app is small, allowing you to save space on your phone and use Facebook in 2G conditions. Many of the classic features of Facebook are available on the app, such as sharing to a Timeline, liking photos, searching for people, and editing your profile and groups.
Messenger Lite is the lightweight version of Facebook Messenger. This app is fast and uses fewer data and works in all network conditions. Not only these, this app is smaller in size and it downloads quickly and uses less storage space.
#3 Twitter Lite
The official twitter app consumes lots of data and storage. Twitter lite is not an app. You can visit mobile.twitter.com from your mobile web browser and it will redirect you to a redesigned site. This site will not show any images and videos which make it really fast and data effective.
#4 Skype Lite
Skype Lite is the new Skype built for India to meet your daily messaging and video communication needs. It is small, fast, and capable. It lets you send free text messages and make voice & video calls even under limited network conditions.
#5 YouTube Go
This is the lightweight version of YouTube app. This app looks similar to default YouTube app. The app lets users download videos on their phone or SD card just to play them without buffering. This app consumes less storage and works under limited network conditions.
Love to use UC Browser on your Android smartphone? If yes, you can also try the lighter version of UC Browser which is known as UC Browser Mini. This is a lightweight browser useful to users of Android with lower specs and less storage space.
#7 Opera Mini
This is another popular Android browser which is lightweight. The Opera Mini browser actually consumes fewer data and much faster compared to others. Moreover, the app comes with an awesome data saving feature that can block ads automatically for you.
If you are looking for a lighter version of the camera app for your Android, then Camera 360 Lite is the best choice for you. The lite version of Camera 360 is the very light app of just 4MB and it runs fast. You can enjoy almost every feature of Camera 360 under its lite version.
#9 Google Go
Google Go is basically a lightweight version of Google search app. However, Google go removes many useful features under its Google Go. You can use this app to search Google. Get answers quickly and reliably with Google Go, even on slow connections and smartphones with low space.
#10 LinkedIn Lite
Find job opportunities, make useful connections and stay updated about the latest industry and business trends with the new LinkedIn Lite app. This version of LinkedIn is specially built to occupy minimal phone space and work efficiently even in slower internet conditions. LinkedIn Lite makes it easier for you to succeed in your career.
Well, Datally is not actually a lite app, but it’s a smart app which is made by Google. Datally packs almost everything that you need to save, manage and share your mobile data. The app needs very less space to install, and it can save mobile data by blocking background data consumption. Apart from that, Datally can provide you the complete overview of your Data Usage.
#12 Google Maps Go
Well, Google Maps Go is the lightweight version of original Google Maps for Android. The lighter version of Google Maps offers almost every feature that you find in the regular app. However, the Google Maps Go claims to take up to 100 times less space on your device compared to the regular Google Maps for Android. Not just that, but the app is also meant to run on slow internet connectivity.
#13 LINE Lite
LINE Lite is the lightweight version or Line messaging app. Just like Facebook Messenger, LINE Lite also allows users to send and receive messages, photos, videos, etc. Since its an Android lite app, it can run on slow internet connectivity like 2G. So, it’s another best lite app that you can have right now.
#14 Firefox Lite
Well, web browsers are the most important things when it comes to surf the internet. Without it, you can’t access the internet. Firefox Lite is a super fast and lightweight web browser which can help you to save some storage and internet data as well. The web browser offers ad blocker, tracking protection, etc. which can save lots of internet data.
#15 Shazam Lite
Well, Shazam is one of the most used apps and popular app available on the Google Play Store. The app helps users to identify songs or music playing around. Shazam Lite is meant to save data because it can identify music even when you are not connected to the internet. Apart from that, the app requires less than 1MB to install on your Android smartphone.
These are the 15 best “Lite” version of popular apps that you need to install it right now. So, what do you think about this? Share your views in the comment box below.