When considering a note app for my phone I think the most important things are for it to be accessible and simple. I really like using Keep on Android for 2 main reasons: it's really accessible to have it on the home screen as a widget so it's very convenient to read my notes and add new ones ri...
Clean, minimal interface
Useful home screen widget
Unlimited and seamless sync across all Google connected devices, from mobile to desktop
No basic formatting like bold, italics. Makes it harder to do things like meeting notes. Keep is intended as a minimal and quick note taking app, but sadly for those that are looking for something more robust, the features are just not there.
Evernote has an extensive range of formatting options and note types. You can create checklists, reminder alerts, audio notes, or add images and attachments. It also has an awesome speech-to-text feature if you prefer to dictate aloud.