Material Design is a new design language from Google that incorporates interfaces from components that behave like physical objects. Like occupying 3D space, casting shadows, stacking on top of each other and even simulating momentum when moved. Most Android developers have started developing new apps on material design framework.
Inbox, built by the Gmail and all messages from Gmail are displayed here and better organized, like get the most important information without even opening the message
Messenger from Google is a communications app that helps you send and receive SMS and MMS messages to any phone. You can also send group texts as well as your favorite pictures, videos and even audio messages to your contacts
See your schedule at a glance with photos and maps of the places you’re going. Events from Gmail – Flight, hotel, concert, restaurant reservations and more are added to your calendar automatically. Assists to fill in your calendar – You can quickly create events with smart suggestions for event titles, places and people
Relay for reddit is a fun new way to browse the news and entertainment website Reddit. Whether you’re a casual ‘lurker’, power user, or even a moderator, Relay makes using reddit a pleasure. Also has inline previewing of pictures, YouTube, gifs and html 5 videos.
Podcast player that is full featured, beautiful and easy to use. Pick any podcast you like, set it to auto-download. It won the Google Play Editors Choice and winning a Google Material Design Award.
WAVE Personal Calendar is a calendar app, which has an amazing UI, works smoothly, is easy to navigate. It syncs with all calendars (Google, Exchange, Hotmail, Outlook, and Facebook)
FeedlyReader is a RSS reader for Feedly
Simplenote is an easy way to keep notes, lists, ideas, and more. Keep notes on the web, mobile device, your computer and find notes quickly
WhatsApp Messenger is a popular messaging app. WhatsApp uses the phone’s Internet connection to message and call friends and family. Send and receive messages, calls, photos, videos, and Voice Messages.
Save articles, videos and other web content for later in a beautiful and optimized easy-to-view experience for your phone and tablet — even offline
Note: These apps will display proper animations on a Lollipop Android phone For more info on Material Design