Performance of SmartNews: Local Breaking News

Publisher: SmartNews, Inc. Ratings for United States:

Most Recent Performance

* Scores are based on all versions of the app

Feb 18 - Feb 24

  • Mobile Performance Score 95
  • Downloads 19.80k
  • Active Users 7.66M -115,631
  • Revenue Rank #8078
Connect Your App

Classifications by data.ai

News & Magazines

Apps that provide information about current events or developments in areas of interest such as politics, entertainment, business, science, technology, and so on.

News

Apps that provide information or comment about current events.

App Description

SmartNews helps you discover the news that matters most—for free. Connect with the world around you through thoughtfully curated news powered by state-of-the-art algorithms. Whether it's local news, sports, entertainment, or breaking news, feeling good about being informed has never been easier.

Stay in the loop with news from top pub more...lishers: NBC News, MSNBC, USA Today, TIME, The Huffington Post, Bleacher Report, Quartz, The Verge, VICE, VOX, AP, Reuters, Buzzfeed, Fast Company, and more.

SmartNews has 50 millions downloads, 2+ million 5-star ratings, thousands of trusted publishers, and was the “Best Local News App” of 2022 according to BestApp.com.

***

Breaking News
-Get daily breaking news headlines delivered straight to your device
-Custom notifications mean you are the first to know about important news stories
-Select topics and publishers you care about most so you get the news you want, fast.

Customization
-Welcome to the most convenient news app ever.
-Follow trusted publishers, discover new topics, and set custom notification times to only receive alerts when it's best for you.
-Control the types of news stories you see in your following feed so you can stay up-to-date on the news that matters most to you.

Entertainment News
-Learn the latest scoop on your favorite celebrities.
-Set notifications and follow entertainment topics so you never miss a breaking celebrity story.

Lifestyle News
-Discover news about travel, recipes, how-tos, trending news, and so much more.
-Select your interests and we'll bring you the latest news on those topics.

Local News
-Get relevant local stories from top trusted publishers based on your location.
-Easily learn about the latest news and information for your hometown with the Local tab.
-Discover local news, traffic, events, local weather, new restaurants, family activities, and so much more.

Sports News
-Get daily articles highlighting the latest games, teams, players, and sporting events.
-Set custom notifications for your favorite teams

Technology & Finance News
-Keep up with the latest coverage on investing, tech, personal finance, and beyond.
-Follow key topics to stay in the know on daily updates.

Trusted Sources
-We partner with thousands of credible publishers
-Follow your favorite trusted outlets with ease
-Our team of award-winning journalists validates content to ensure it meets our high-quality requirements.

***

SmartNews in the News

“Browse headlines quickly, customize your channels, and read the news offline. SmartNews is an excellent free alternative to other popular news apps.”
- CNET

***

SmartNews Awards

Awarded Best News Aggregator, 2023 (US)
Lifewire

Awarded Best Free News App, 2023 (US)
MakeUseOf

Awarded Best News App, 2023 (US)
AndroidCentral

Awarded Best Local News App, 2022 (US)
BestApp

Best App of the Year, 2013 (Japan)
Google

***
See More SmartNews
Follow us on social media.

SmartNews: Local Breaking News's Mobile Performance Score is 95

The Mobile Performance Score (MPS) is an ai-informed aggregated score adding up to 100, based on the sum of four main lifecycle quadrants: acquisition, engagement, monetization, and sentiment. Leverage MPS to benchmark against competitors, understand app health and pinpoint your app's strengths and weaknesses.

* Scores are based on all versions of the app

95

95

Get a Premium Free Trial

SmartNews: Local Breaking News

Publisher: SmartNews, Inc.
95
vs.
  • The Economic Times

    Publisher: Times Internet
    95
  • La Presse

    Publisher: La Presse Ltée
    95
  • 香港01 即時新聞

    Publisher: HK01
    95
Get a Premium Free Trial

SmartNews: Local Breaking News's Top Ranked Competitors by Category

With over 300,000 apps classified (and counting) across App IQ and Game IQ, our robust ai-driven taxonomy is a must-have resource for mobile apps. Optimize your app's performance with better visibility into high-growth opportunities, audience spending habits and an understand of what keeps customers coming back for more.

Benchmark in Genre:

* Scores are based on all versions of the app

  • Rank
  • App
  • Overall
  • Acquisition
  • Engagement
  • Sentiment
  • Monetization
  • 38
    Bundle News Bundle Bundle
    95
    99
    92
    95
  • 41
    SmartNews SmartNews SmartNews
    95
    100
    100
    85
  • 42
    The Economic Times Times Internet Times Internet
    95
    100
    97
    89
  • 43
    La Presse La Presse Ltée La Presse Ltée
    95
    93
    99
    93
  • 44
    香港01 即時新聞 HK01 HK01
    95
    96
    100
    89
  • Rank
  • App
  • Overall
  • Acquisition
  • Engagement
  • Sentiment
  • Monetization
  • 1
    SASSLA: Sismos en tiempo real SASSLA SASSLA
    100
    100
    100
    100
  • 2
    The Guardian The Guardian The Guardian
    100
    99
    100
    100
  • 3
    NewsBreak Particle Media Particle Media
    100
    100
    100
    99
  • 4
    Opera News Opera Opera
    99
    100
    100
    97
  • 5
    CNN News Warner Bros. Discovery Warner Bros. Discovery
    99
    100
    100
    96
  • 6
    The Economist The Economist The Economist
    99
    100
    96
    100
  • 7
    Financial Times Financial Times Financial Times
    98
    99
    97
    99
Get a Premium Free Trial

SmartNews: Local Breaking News's Usage by Region

Segment app usage by region, device and consumer types for more effective audience targeting and strategic planning for market expansion.

Feb 18 - Feb 24
Top Countries
  • Japan

    Active Users
    5.78M -1.39%
  • United States

    Active Users
    1.85M -1.97%
  • Thailand

    Active Users
    10.71k 6.23%
  • South Africa

    Active Users
    2.71k -8.99%
Top Countries
  • Korea, Republic of

    Avg Session Duration
    8m 11s 15.40%
  • Canada

    Avg Session Duration
    6m 42s 1.16%
  • France

    Avg Session Duration
    4m 17s -0.15%
  • United States

    Avg Session Duration
    4m 3s -0.32%
  • Malaysia

    Avg Session Duration
    3m 36s -32.04%

Top Ranked Keywords

Spend your acquisition budget in the right places with competitive looks at install trends and winning app store optimization (ASO) strategies with tools like Keyword Search Strength.

  • smart news app
    #1
    Volume:: 41.35
    18.8% 1.36%
  • smartnews
    #2
    Volume:: 38.28
    15.6% -0.98%
  • "smartnews
    #3
    Volume:: 37.41
    13.6% -1.14%
  • smart news
    #4
    Volume:: 37.41
    10.3% 0.74%
  • news
    #5
    Volume:: 60.44
    7.3% -3.44%

SmartNews: Local Breaking News's Has a 3.8-Star Rating Based On Overall User Reviews

data.ai's ai-aggregated view of customer reviews offers an easy and efficient way to get a consolidated look at user sentiment. Get a unified read on reviews and scores, plus the ability to sort and view insights via metrics like topics and app versions - fast.

Top trending review topics

Jan 21 - Feb 17
  • Unhappy Users
    Unhappy Users 58% (792 reviews)
  • Performance and Bugs
    Performance and Bugs 50% (674 reviews)
  • Service
    Service 36% (490 reviews)
  • Happy Users
    Happy Users 30% (406 reviews)
Get a Premium Free Trial

Download SmartNews: Local Breaking News from the app store

Still looking for something? Request more information from our team.

Contact data.ai