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Apponomics: lion's share of Q1 app revenue went to Apple, while Google Play raked in the most downloads

0. phoneArena 09 Apr 2013, 02:24 posted on

Analysts keep saying that the app and smartphone industry is now starting to mature, meaning less explosive growth, but the latest piece from Canalys, whose App Interrogator covers major application shops in 50 countries, begs to differ...

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posted on 09 Apr 2013, 03:29

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

posted on 09 Apr 2013, 03:53 1

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.

posted on 09 Apr 2013, 06:56

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?

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