Google announces 'Instant Apps' availability on the Play Store, improved developer console and new homepage for games
Instant Apps, which we’ve been hearing about since Google I/O 2016, are apps that are designed to run the instant you tap on them in the Play Store.
Android Instant Apps is open for all developers, supported on all the latest devices with Android 6.0 to Android O and can be accessed across 40 countries.
WeChat's push on these nimble mini-apps comes as Google this week launched its own Android Instant Apps, which don't require downloading.
The Android instant apps work by delivering small bits and portions of the app and are executed on the phone without the need to install an application.
Android Instant Apps is an exciting new development announced in the Google I/O 2016. It is an update that is supported all the way back to Jelly Bean.
A new virtual-reality system from Google and a way to use Android apps without downloading Android apps are among the highlights at the company's annual developer showcasein Mountain View, California. Google also unveiled new messaging apps, a smart-home device and a contest: It wants users to suggest names for its next Android system, currently known as N.