We have seen some of the top download lists for mobile apps, but which apps were the best rated and most buzzed about in 2011? That’s a question that app-rating analytics firm Mobilewalla tackled, coming up with a list of the top five paid and free apps on four of the biggest mobile platforms.
Some of the results reflect overall popularity measured in downloads, but in other cases, there are apps that did quite well that may not be as familiar as Angry Birds. More interesting, I think, is the way the lists draw out distinctions between the different platforms and what that might mean, especially in the hunt for a third competitor after iOS (s AAPL) and Android. (s GOOG)
To be sure, this is a very small slice of the top apps, and larger trends would emerge if we looked at a bigger list of apps. Mobilewalla said…
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