32% of those responding were app virgins, looking to publish their very first app. Other than Google Play Store, 66% of those who answered the survey use the Amazon Appstore. 62% of them develop for the Android platform while 37% write for iOS, 15% for Windows Phone, 10% for BlackBerry and 7% for others.
Perhaps the most telling response was that 93% of them offer free or nearly free apps while only 7% are writing paid apps. Of course, this is why StartApp is in business in the first place. We are sure that you would like to know which smartphone manufacturers these Android developers are toting. 53% of them own a Samsung handset while 22% have an HTC branded model. It is then a sharp drop to the 6% that own the Apple iPhone which is tied with "other brands". After that comes the 5% and 3% for Motorola and Sony respectively.