20 best AR apps you should try on your Android smartphones

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    Soon after Virtual Reality, Augmented Reality is on the rise yet it is a new concept to most of the consumers out there. Unlike, VR, Augmented Reality is the integration of digital information with the user's environment in real time by overlaying new information on top of it.

    20 best AR apps you should try on your Android smartphones

    Also, the apps are written in special 3D programs that allow the developer to animate or contextual digital information in the computer program to AR world. Today, we have listed out 20 AR games for Android.

    Pokemon Go

    In this game, all you need to do is to capture Pokemon in the real world. With your Pokemon, you'll join one of three teams and battle for the ownership of Gyms with your Pokémon at your side. Moreover, it is recommended to play while connected to a network in order to obtain accurate location information. This game is available on both Android and iOS.

    Real Strike

    This is the first AR shooting app and brings first-person shooting into reality with the camera. This game mixes real-time computed 3D gun animation with the camera and turns your area into a military base. You will be having 25 weapons to choose from apart from thermal vision, night vision and tactical flashlight all in your combat. This is available on iOS.


    This LAYAR game connects the digital content with the real world, and the world's first AR mobile application as well. Scan print materials enhanced with Layar to view rich digital experiences right on top and allow you to interact with your world in a whole new way.

    AR Basketball App Mug

    In this game, you can bounce a virtual basketball through the camera via Bounce Ball. The app will detect your hand movement to bounce the basketball on the screen. In order to score more, the user needs to minimize the shaking of the mobile phone.

    AR Invaders

    In this game, your surroundings will turn into the war zone with the invading alien forces. You need to fight them out and save the city. This augmented reality game is offered by Soulbit7 in the both platforms -- Android and iOS.

    Toy Car RC

    This game helps you in driving the Virtual Car in the Real World with Augmented Reality. You can have fun with a small car named as "Wheely" which is the very curious to look out for the adventure. This game will resonate well across kids age from 6-9 yrs.

    Ink Hunter

    This app will assist you with the tattoo placement and more. It helps you in viewing the position and preview of the tattoo on the body before you go with the tattoo. You can also check out the various tattoos from the available collections.


    Just like Pokemon Go, in this game, you'll have to get off the couch and start playing and building portals. In this game, you need meet players in person to take up control of the portals.

    Zombie Go

    In this game, you need to hunt down Zombies as you walk around your city, house, job or wherever. You can take them one on one with your camera phone pistol.

    Bee Ready

    With this game, all you have to do is shoot and kill the bees before you are stung. However, the peaceful butterflies are here to help, and the longer you survive, the angrier the bees become.


    Just like Pokemon Go, this game makes use of your phone's GPS to track real-life treasures in containers around the world. There are tips, hints, and instructions for geocaching as well as using the app. Also, this app walks you through the adventure of finding your first few geocaches.

    Ghost Snap AR Horror Survival

    This game wants you to be a ghostbuster and wants you to track and kill ghost on the go. Use the camera to move around and make it seem like you are moving in a horror scene, at night time.


    This is the first person shooting game that requires an inceptor to play. In this game, you need to claim new territories for your faction and expand areas as you level up. Also, defend and protect key points in your city and stop the enemy from advancing by conquering their territories.

    Shooting .AR Games

    Launch the game and look around with your camera to find the AR alien spaceships approaching you. You need to kill all the alien spaceships and save the humanity. You will have boosters, including grenades, nanobots, implants, armor and medical kits with smooth controls, impressive graphics.

    Temple Treasure Hunt Game

    Use the map and follow all the clues with this geo-location game for making real life a bit more thrilling. You will see mysterious and cool Indian mythological characters come alive as Treasure Guardians.


    This game tasks you with helping a little robot to progress through each twisty level. In this game, there are no touch or swipe elements at all, rather, you move your device around to uncover visual cues.

    Conduct AR

    This game allows you to build a railway network, where, you can conduct trains, switch tracks and avoid collisions.

    AR Hologram Flying Dragon

    With this app, you need to aim the camera phone to the place where you would like to see a dragon, look at the screen, and you will see its moving hologram.

    AR.FreeFlight 2.4.15

    All you need to do is to tilt your smartphone/tablet to control the direction of your AR.Drone. When you release control, the AR.Drone is instantly stabilized in the air.


    All you need to do is save the earth by using laser weapons, mirrors and rockets to destroy evil and save the humanity.

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