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Top 10 Best Reddit Android Apps – 2021

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Reddit managed to become extremely popular over the years. People use it to talk about all sorts of stuff, find some good wallpapers, APKs, and so, so much more. That being said, the official Reddit app for Android is really good, but there are some excellent third-party apps as well. Some of those third-party choices do deliver more features than the official app, and even look better overall.

In this article, we’ll take a look at the 10 best Reddit apps for Android, at least in our humble opinion. The official Reddit app is a part of this list, of course, but you’ll find some really compelling third-party options as well. Each of these apps has some of its own benefits, so… it all depends on what you’re looking for. Do note that the apps are not listed in a specific order, so the overall order they’re listed is not all that important.

Top 10 Best Reddit Android Apps 2021

Below is a quick overview of the top 10 best Reddit Android apps for 2021, including any download and in-app purchase costs.

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Download CostIn-app cost (per item)
Reddit$0.99-$399.99
Relay$3.99
Joey$0.99-$19.99
Boost$2-$10
BaconReader$1.99
Now$3.99
Sync$0.99-$4.99
Slide$2-$20
rif is fun
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Top 10 Best Reddit Android Apps 2021 Downloads

Below is a little more information on each app, a suggestion for the type of user the app is best suited to, and a direct link for easy downloading.

All download links go to the app’s Google Play Store listing. Users are always recommended to download apps from Google Play or an authorized app store.

Best Reddit Android App For Most Users

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Reddit

  • Price: Free to download
  • In-app purchases: Yes
  • Android version: Varies with device

Reddit is the company’s official app for Android. It is quite good, and the vast majority of Reddit users use it. The app works great, and it looks really good as well… well, at least for us. Some users have been having performance issues, based on the Play Store comments. The app does offer a night mode as well. The app has all the basic features you may want, and some advanced ones, but not many of them.

You can do all the basic stuff you’d expect, such as upvote and downvote posts and comments, comment on specific posts, and so on. There are several sorting options that you can choose between, and so on. The UI is pretty straightforward, and if you’ve used Reddit on desktop, you’ll be right at home. That being said, there are better UI choices out there, as some third-party apps do look more modern.

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Best Third-Party Reddit App For Android

Relay

  • Price: Free to download
  • In-app purchases: Yes
  • Android version: 5.0+

Relay is, without a doubt, one of the best third-party Reddit apps in the market. We’ll go as far as saying it may be the best third-party app you can use, but you may disagree. Relay offers a great-looking UI, and a ton of features you can take advantage of. The performance of this app is also great. The UI looks more polished than the one offered by the official app, and you can access the dark mode here as well.

The app also offers really nice animations to complete the experience, though you can disable those. Advanced comment navigation is included, while the app does support multiple accounts. You have advanced notification options as well, and hi-resolution thumbnails are supported. These are only some of the features the app offers. There are a ton of them, and a ton of options in the settings as well.

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Best Reddit Android App For Features

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Joey

  • Price: Free to download
  • In-app purchases: Yes
  • Android version: Varies with device

Joey stands side-by-side with the official Reddit app, and Relay. This app is truly excellent, and it delivers a ton of features, maybe even more than any other Reddit app. The sheer number of options in the settings… well, you may get lost in there. Once you fine-tune everything to your liking, you’ll get a great experience, though. The dark mode is supported here as well.

The app comes with a built-in video downloader, while you can double tap a post to upvote. You can choose between top and bottom navigation layouts, while the immersive fullscreen mode is also available. A powerful text editor is also a part of the experience, with live formatting. You can choose between several different layouts, and fine-tune them as well. Joey is definitely worth trying out.

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Best Reddit Android App For Customization

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Boost

  • Price: Free to download
  • In-app purchases: Yes
  • Android version: Varies with device

Boost for Reddit is quite popular amongst the users. This app brings a lot of customization to the table, while the performance is great as well. The app also delivers quite a few features to the table, but it doesn’t go overboard. There are thousands of theme color combinations that you can choose from. So, if you’d like to use a Reddit app in a specific color combo, this is the way to go.

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You can also choose several layouts here, including cards, mini cards, image gallery, compact list, and more. The content is downloadable, while you can filter posts by content as well. A widget comes in the package as well, while you can access moderation tools too, well, subreddit moderators can. You can also customize the font type, size, and color. Saving theme presets is also possible.

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Best Reddit Android App For Widget Support

BaconReader

  • Price: Free to download
  • In-app purchases: Yes
  • Android version: 5.1+

If you’re looking for a Reddit app that comes with substantial widget support, well, BaconReader is the way to go. This app comes with multiple widgets you can choose from. Rotate, scroll, and subreddit widgets are available. Chances are you’ll like at least one of these. Widgets are not the only thing this app is good at. The app comes with quite a few features as well.

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It comes with color-coded comment threads, while you can choose between light, dark, and black themes (backgrounds). Multiple font sizes are available, while the split-screen mode for tablet use is also available. Several layout options are available, including list view, card view, and a slideshow mode. Format toolbar is included, while the in-depth search function is a part of the package as well. These are only some of its features.

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Best-Looking Android App For Reddit

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Now

  • Price: Free to download
  • In-app purchases: Yes
  • Android version: 4.4+

Now is one of the best-looking Reddit apps in the Play Store. We’re talking about its UI, of course. Everything looks really nice, and is readily accessible. If you’re not looking for a ton of features, while you want a nice-looking UI at the same time, this may be the way to go. Just to be clear. Now is not exactly a barebones app, it does include some non-standard features that you may be interested in.

You can easily swipe left and right to move between subreddits. It is possible to save GIFs for offline viewing, while the app offers full Reddit mail support. You can vote, comment, hide, and save posts. The app also offers proper sync support, and it can easily sync between your devices. It also comes with a rather capable text editor, in case you send out comments frequently.

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Best Reddit Android App For Multi Account Support

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Sync

  • Price: Free to download
  • In-app purchases: Yes
  • Android version: 5.0+

Sync is another solid choice for a Reddit app. This app comes with support for multiple accounts, while it also delivers a really nice-looking UI. In terms of general UI design, it does remind us of Relay, which is a good thing. You’ll find all the base features included here, and some more advanced ones as well. There are a number of customization options that you can opt for here.

You can use swipes to navigate the UI, while the app has a really solid image viewer, which also supports GIFs, Gfycat, GIFV, and galleries. Advanced submission editor with built-in editing options is also included. The ‘night theme’ is included here, as is the audio night mode option. Comments are color-coded, while you can customize font sizes as well. The overall performance of the app is really good as well.

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Best Reddit Android App For Tablets

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Slide

  • Price: Free to download
  • In-app purchases: Yes
  • Android version: 4.1+

Slide for Reddit is an excellent choice for tablets. This app is fully optimized for tablet viewing, as it comes with configurable columns and pop-up comment views. Do note that those are Pro features, though, they’re not available in the free version of the app. If you use Reddit on your tablet frequently, getting a Pro version may be worth it. Speaking of Pro features, this app also offers ad-blocking for websites.

Slide is a really nice-looking app overall. Its UI is really good, and the same goes for its performance. It offers some data-saving options, while there are quite a few theme options you can choose from, including the true black AMOLED theme. You can switch between your accounts when typing down comments, and you can also view and delete your browsing history-

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Best Reddit Android App For Speed

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rif is fun

  • Price: Free to download
  • In-app purchases: No
  • Android version: Varies with device

rif is fun is a… well, a different Reddit app. That’s not to say it’s bad, not at all, but it’s just different than the rest, mainly because of its UI design. This app is extremely fast in the performance department, while its UI is extremely simple. The UI is so simple it may actually deter some of you. Take a look at the provided screenshots, and try to decide whether it’s for you or not.

Now that we got that out of the way. This app does offer all the basic Reddit functionality you’d expect, and some additional features, but not much. It focuses on doing a proper job when it comes to basics. The app does offer full tablet support, and it comes with a widget as well. Moderator features are also included. This app has a really high rating in the Play Store, and it’s well-deserved. Try it out and see if it’s for you or not.

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Best Reddit Android App For Magazine-Like UI

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Redditoria

  • Price: Free to download
  • In-app purchases: No
  • Android version: 5.0+

If you prefer a magazine-like UI, and are looking for a different take on a Reddit app, Redditoria may be right for you. This third-party Reddit app for Android is quite good, and elegant. Its magazine-style UI will definitely attract some of you. The developer says that the app is built with “simplicity in mind”. Do note that Redditoria is a side project for the developer, so it’s still very much a work in progress.

This app allows you to pin subreddits that you check out frequently, so that you can access them whenever you want. All the basics are included here, such as upvoting, downvoting, commenting, and so on. The app relies on swipes to move between posts in subreddits, and the developer has focused on consistency as well. We did not have any major issues with the app’s performance. Do keep in mind that this app is still barebones, though.

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