Google Play Store evolved to 5.8.11 ups stability; APK file download available
Google bumps up its Play Store to 5.8.11, bringing with it error fixes and stability improvements to the system. Extracted directly from Android M Developer 3 Preview, the updated Google Play Store 5.8.11 APK file can now be downloaded to Android devices.
Google Play Store is the original Android marketplace for apps, books, and audios. It contains more than 450,000 applications for download and purchase. The Play Store has become an essential part of an Android device. Technomart reports that although some devices do not come pre-installed with the Play Store, APK versions of the app are available for download online.
The Big G's 5.8.11 Play Store is the next-gen Android store. The fact that it came from an Android M Developer Preview makes the Play Store a highly anticipated feature of the upcoming Android M.
What changes does Google Play Store 5.8.11 have to offer? Android Pit says that animations and transitions seem to run well, in fact, faster on Android 5.1 Lollipop. Other features include offline verification, ability to use Google LVL apps, and the inclusion of a patcher that eliminates the need for manual patching. Besides these, there are not much evident features added since the update focused more to fix stability problems and other bugs.
The latest Google Play Store 5.8.11 version was released on August 18. Its APK file can be downloaded by Google searching or going to the APKMirror website. One only needs to type in Google Play Store 5.8.11 APK in the search bar.
Google Play Store 5.8.11 requires the device to have a minimum of Android 2.3 Gingerbread OS and higher to run. It should also be noted that the "Unknown Sources" should be turned on; otherwise, the APK file would not work. This can be found by going to Settings > Applications or Settings > Security.
Neurogadget listed a number of factors that make the Google Play Store an important part of the advancement of the Android software system. Google Play Store has many innovative features like authentication setting to regulate and prevent unwanted app purchases, refunds, parental lock to protect minors from apps inappropriate for their age, and installation of locally unavailable applications.
Downloading the Google Play Store 5.8.11 APK can familiarize users with the features that will appear in Android M's Play Store. However, users need to take in mind that installing the APK version comes with some risks on the Android device. It is therefore advised to wait for the final official release in the Android M on October.