Apponomics: lion's share of Q1 app revenue went to Apple, while Google Play raked in the most downloads
‘The Apple-Google duopoly creates certain challenges for app publishers, carriers, investors and device vendors, so there is intense interest in the possible emergence of a third ecosystem,
1. darac (Posts: 2156; Member since: 17 Oct 2011)
With 75 percent of Android apps being free, and 100 percent of them being easily hackable, I doubt that Google Play will ever be more profitable than the app store
2. joey_sfb (Posts: 2758; Member since: 29 Mar 2012)
As a consumer i prefer it that way. Keep the app price lower compare to iOS counterpart.
Developer work harder on update as well as paying customer get free update that compel me to buy the app in play store rather than side load them regularly.
3. GadgetsMcGoo (Posts: 163; Member since: 15 Mar 2013)
Does this only include the price of apps at download time? Or does it include ad revenue and or revenue gathered from selling user info?