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Android's Google Play beats App Store with over 1 million apps, now officially largest

0. phoneArena 24 Jul 2013, 11:49 posted on

Android's Google Play store has just officially reached over 1 million apps and it is now finally outgrown the Apple App Store and its 900 000 applications. That's a huge achievement for Android...

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posted on 24 Jul 2013, 11:50 43

1. apple4never (Posts: 1064; Member since: 08 May 2013)


YESSSSSSSSSSS Congratulations Android !!

posted on 24 Jul 2013, 12:17 9

34. Mxyzptlk (Posts: 14309; Member since: 21 Apr 2012)


I think that number is pretty bloated for many reasons.

posted on 24 Jul 2013, 12:36 39

45. abdane (Posts: 494; Member since: 07 Oct 2011)


U MAD BRO ?

posted on 24 Jul 2013, 13:15 13

53. SuperAndroidEvo (Posts: 4859; Member since: 15 Apr 2011)


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posted on 24 Jul 2013, 14:26 12

58. networkdood (Posts: 6330; Member since: 31 Mar 2010)


Yes...the number of apple apps is very bloated.

posted on 24 Jul 2013, 18:19 3

70. jroc74 (Posts: 6015; Member since: 30 Dec 2010)


I agree, but the point is Android has survived the ALL the negative myths, slander, false hoods, ect, ect and so on. And it launched at the bottom, dead last vs everyone else.

Android wasnt supposed to survive past 2010....its now 2013, the year is half over and Android doesnt look to be slowing down anytime soon. You now the rest as far as market share and popularity...

posted on 26 Jul 2013, 17:18

82. Dj_Yawar (Posts: 43; Member since: 26 Mar 2013)


Android will not die until stock android is available (always be available ofcourse) . I love the smoothness of stock JB 4.2.2 on my gt 9300. It all i want... Smooth and lasg free

posted on 24 Jul 2013, 12:32 4

43. moroninc (Posts: 193; Member since: 14 Jul 2012)


also keep in mind, its the same developers who build iOS apps that build Android apps so there's no 'We are better' its just Android Playstore apparently pays more money for apps.

posted on 24 Jul 2013, 15:56 2

64. Shatter (Posts: 2036; Member since: 29 May 2013)


I just looked a majority of the apps on my Android phone was on IOS except like 15 indie games, some random stuff and security apps and then system/benchmark apps.

Most of the apps I consider a requriment are on both.

posted on 24 Jul 2013, 11:53 10

2. darkvadervip (Posts: 365; Member since: 08 Dec 2010)


And how many of those apps are just junk or full of ads that offer you to spend money to get rid of the commercial ads. I can say on my htc one so far no force closes. That's an improvement alone.

posted on 24 Jul 2013, 11:55 34

6. whoyton2 (banned) (Posts: 142; Member since: 19 Jun 2013)


Oh dear there is always going to be haters...

posted on 24 Jul 2013, 11:58 4

12. abcdefgh (banned) (Posts: 471; Member since: 29 Mar 2013)


hahaha!!

posted on 24 Jul 2013, 12:00 7

13. abcdefgh (banned) (Posts: 471; Member since: 29 Mar 2013)


......and multiple fake accounts

posted on 24 Jul 2013, 12:02 3

17. whoyton2 (banned) (Posts: 142; Member since: 19 Jun 2013)


LOL!!

posted on 24 Jul 2013, 12:19 2

37. Mxyzptlk (Posts: 14309; Member since: 21 Apr 2012)


He speaks the truth.

posted on 25 Jul 2013, 02:23 1

79. jacko1977 (Posts: 428; Member since: 11 Feb 2012)


apple is worst

posted on 24 Jul 2013, 12:14 11

30. tedkord (Posts: 12312; Member since: 17 Jun 2009)


Probably the same ratio as in the App Store.

posted on 24 Jul 2013, 14:21 11

57. SellPhones82 (Posts: 569; Member since: 11 Dec 2008)


So your telling me there are no junk apps in the App Store? My son got an iPad mini for his bday and I see the same top shelve apps as well as junk apps on both platforms...plus the App Store is not near as easy to find certain types of apps like it is on Android. It seems the dev must pay Apple to be on the any of the "featured" lists, which only list like 15-20 apps for that category. I have yet to figure out how to "view all" as they do not make it easy for some reason. Might be part of the reason The Play Store now has more to pick from. It does the dev no good if no one can find their app to download it.

posted on 24 Jul 2013, 11:53 23

3. Nikolas.Oliver (banned) (Posts: 1574; Member since: 01 Jul 2012)


Meanwhile At BlackBerry....

posted on 24 Jul 2013, 11:54 26

5. apple4never (Posts: 1064; Member since: 08 May 2013)


meanwhile at windows phone

posted on 24 Jul 2013, 11:56 24

8. xperiaDROID (banned) (Posts: 5629; Member since: 08 Mar 2013)


Meanwhile at webOS...

posted on 24 Jul 2013, 12:00 23

15. Googler (Posts: 813; Member since: 10 Jun 2013)


Meanwhile at Symbian OS...

posted on 24 Jul 2013, 12:04 9

20. abcdefgh (banned) (Posts: 471; Member since: 29 Mar 2013)


^^this.

posted on 24 Jul 2013, 12:04 13

21. apple4never (Posts: 1064; Member since: 08 May 2013)


meanwhile at tizen

posted on 24 Jul 2013, 12:05 7

24. whoyton2 (banned) (Posts: 142; Member since: 19 Jun 2013)


Meanwhile at Jolla...

posted on 24 Jul 2013, 12:15 7

31. tedkord (Posts: 12312; Member since: 17 Jun 2009)


Meanwhile, back in the jungle...

posted on 25 Jul 2013, 20:00

81. apple4never (Posts: 1064; Member since: 08 May 2013)


meanwhile at sailfish os

posted on 24 Jul 2013, 12:08 11

27. palmguy (Posts: 574; Member since: 22 Mar 2011)


webOS. I miss you. :'(

posted on 24 Jul 2013, 12:07 6

25. Nikolas.Oliver (banned) (Posts: 1574; Member since: 01 Jul 2012)


Meanwhile at Apple
Meanwhile at firefox

posted on 24 Jul 2013, 12:08 5

26. Nikolas.Oliver (banned) (Posts: 1574; Member since: 01 Jul 2012)


Meanwhile at sailfish

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