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Google Maps Jumps To Top Of Android Apps List

Google Maps may not be available for Apple users who have upgraded to iOS 6, but the app jumped to No. 1 on the top free Android apps list this week, according to research from Google Play. The Maps app, which jumped from the No. 2 ranking app on the list last week, knocking Gmail from the top position.

Below, we’ve listed the top free Android apps of the week. The list links to Google Play’s research about the individual apps, including user reviews.

To prepare for Mediabistro’s upcoming Media App Summit on December 3, 2012, we spotlight the top free apps every week–helping our readers discover, enjoy and analyze successful content.

Top Free Android Apps of the Week

1.  Google Maps

2. Gmail

3. Street View on Google

4. Facebook for Android

5. YouTube

6. Google Play Books

7.  Pandora 

8.Google Play Music

9. Voice Search 

10. Google Plus

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