Chinese apps red-flagged by Indian Intel Agencies. Know Indian alternatives
NEW DELHI: Chinese apps red-flagged by Indian Intel Agencies. Know Indian alternatives – The crescendo to boycott Chinese apps and goods has reached its zenith after the face-off with Chinese troops in Galwan Valley that left 20 Indian troops dead. Not only that, but Indian Intelligence agencies have also red-flagged over 50 China-linked mobile apps over concerns associated with the safety and privacy of many Indian users.
UC News, UC browser, TikTok, Helo, Xender, Club Factory, Wonder camera, and Selfie City, among others.
Here are some alternatives to the listed Chinese apps.
ShareChat for Tiktok
ShareChat is an Indian video creation app almost like short-video making app Tiktok. The app allows users to speak and interact with other users on the platform.
ShareChat currently serves quite 60 million monthly active users in 15 different Indian languages. Most of its active users hail from tier-2 and tier-3 cities (like TikTok), with the bulk of them counting on 2G networks.
Fortnite for PUBG Mobile*
If you’re keen on gaming, Fortnite may be a solid alternative to PUBG Mobile. While PUBG PC has been developed by PUBG Corporation, a Korean company, the mobile version of the sport has been developed by China-based Tencent.
The closest alternative to the sport is Fortnite which has been developed by Epic Games, an American game developer (Tencent features a 40 percent stake in Epic Games).
Google Files for Shareit
Chinese app Shareit may be a popular offline file sharing app available on the Play Store with over one billion downloads. it’s developed in China and is filled with annoying ads.
Files by Google may be a multi-purpose app able to share anything starting from apps, videos, images, audio, and more without the web.
JioBrowser for UC Browser
JioBrowser may be a browser developed by mobile Internet company Jio which helps surf the web faster as never before, respects the user’s privacy and it’s a light-weight browser. It can easily replace China-based UC Browser.
Selfie Camera to BeautyPlus
Indian Selfie Camera may be a ‘make in India’ alternative to BeautyPlus. It can make your selfie and photo more beautiful with filters also as effects.
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