Apr 01, 2020 | Updated: 10:23 AM EDT

Most Expensive Android Apps

Jan 02, 2014 11:05 AM EST


Expensive Android Apps absolutely exist. Consumers are relying on smartphones for shopping guidance in retail stores. Google has been active in understanding, trying to learn what the impact of smartphone has on shoppers. There are 130 million smartphone users in the U.S. Android OS still remains dominant in the smartphone market.

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Yao & Artusio's Anesthesiology

Yao & Artusio's Anesthesiology is for purchase price of around $120.00: Problem-Oriented Patient Management is designed to present a group of important clinical entities covering the most critical anesthetic problems. It is intended to provide logical and scientific fundamentals for individualized patient management. This latest update is based on the 2008 print edition with additional features and enhanced functionality. The resource provides one-click access to patient management cases covering around 60 surgical procedures and problems in anesthesiology. Easy-to-navigate screens present case histories and questions about pathophysiology, symptoms, diagnosis, preoperative evaluation, intraoperative management, and postoperative care. Questions are followed by thorough explanations, with tables, illustrations, and references.

5-Minute Sports Medicine

The 5-Minute Sports Medicine app for Android is available for $99.99. 5-Minute Sports Medicine Consult (5MSMC) delivers fast, to-the-point guidance on the diagnosis and treatment of sports-related medical problems seen in everyday practice on mobile devices. This clinically-oriented resource includes more than 280 topics arranged in the proven “5-Minute” format to help you quickly diagnose, treat, and monitor sports-related problems. Each entry is thorough, yet concise, making this resource ideal for primary care physicians, nurse practitioners, physician assistants, athletic trainers, and orthopedists. The latest edition was developed with The American Medical Society for Sports Medicine (AMSSM) for the latest, high quality content and includes new chapters, expanded physical therapy information, new information on pre-participation physicals, and new topics on general medicine.

pcMapper Db

pcMapper Db app is available for $50. pcMapper Db is an extension to pcMapper Lite enabling complete editing of ESRI® shapefiles on Android™ devices. Features Include: Import and export of ESRI® shapefiles and dBase tables, Manage feature attribute tables in SQLite database, Set attribute validation rules (default, key/value pair, range and more), Search map by attributes, Label map by attributes, Measure height and distance with camera and more.

Mobile Accessibility US

Mobile Accessibility US can be purchased for $99. This application has been designed for people who are blind. Mobile Accessibility is a screen-access application which allows people who are blind or have low vision to use an Android phone in an intuitive, easy and simple way. Mobile Accessibility is two products in one: It is a suite of 10 accessible applications (Phone, Contacts, SMS, Alarm, Calendar, Email, Web, Where am I, Apps and Settings) which have been especially designed for the blind and visually impaired. They all have a simplified interface whose textual information is spoken using Nuance Vocalizer® voice synthesis and more.


NAVIGON Europe Android app is available for $53.44 at Google Play. The app features NAVIGON GPS navigation for Europe with version 5.1.0 available. The app allows users to transform their Android smartphone into a fully functional mobile navigation system with on-board maps, which entails no data transfer or roaming charges for map display, route calculation and more. Thanks to a faithful adaptation of the menu functions, the app fits in seamlessly with the Android operating concept. The Europe version requires approx. 2GB of free memory.


Strong demand for smartphones across all geographies will drive much of this growth as worldwide smartphone shipments are expected to surpass 1 billion units for the first time in a single year, according to IDC. Google’s Android OS is leading the Android smartphone market. According to Google, seventy-nine percent of smartphone owners are called “smartphone shoppers,” as they use their smartphones at least once a month in retail stores. 

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