Google is up with the latest version of the Google Play Store APK with the version 13.8.16  [PR]. An update to version 13.7.30, this update was released on 27th February 2019. The minimum version you need to download this app is Android 4.1 (Jelly Bean-API 16) and above.
This new update has been designed to operate bug-free for all devices which includes Android Wear, and Android TV devices. With a screen density nodpi, this version supports Cardboard and Android Auto. With a size of 18.39 MB, this patch was targeted for the Android 8.1 or Oreo users. Not many changes have been added to this latest update.
Google Play Store is an official portal and store by Android for use of games, apps, and similar content that can be used over an Android-powered tablet or phone. Play Store isn’t available over Google Play to be downloaded. One can download the APK file from authorized and verified channels. One thing the users need to keep in mind is the fact that Google Play Store shall not work until the user has installed Google Play Services on the device.
The current updated package name is “com.android.vending”. Google Play Store installation is mostly opted for by the use of “Unknown Sources” installation which has served as a crucial part of the Android devices for ages. Upon disabling this option, one can easily install the Google Play Store APK version. This is actually a crucial security measure placed by the manufacturers to avoid any unnecessary spamming apps that haven’t been verified by Google or Android services. You can download the latest Google Play Store APK from here. The APK file is signed by Google and completely safe to install.