Leak reveals Windows Phone Store data including downloads since Windows Phone 7.5

Leak reveals Windows Phone Store data including downloads since Windows Phone 7.5
A leak has revealed information about the Windows Phone Store dating back to the October 2011 launch of Windows Phone 7.5. The info reveals that Facebook is the most downloaded app from the store with over 112 million installations of the online social network. WhatsApp is next with 92 million downloads, followed by the 62.5 million downloads of One Drive. Some of the laggards include PayPal, which was downloaded only 1.6 million times over the years, and Telegraph (2.5 million).

Few third party-apps did well. YouTube player Tube HD garnered over 13 million downloads followed by gMaps (8 million), Fhotoroom (6 million) and 6tag(4 million). Most were downloaded less than 2 million times, with many falling shy of the 1 million downloads line.

Top games included Fruit Slash, which has close to 20 million downloads, Subway Surfers (over 18 million downloads), Hill Climb (14 million) and Candy Crush Saga (over 12 million). Laggards in this department include Minecraft and GTA San Andreas with 163,411 and 40,167 downloads respectively.

Some developers are certainly hurting for business. Take the myTube app. Another YouTube player, a detailed breakdown of data shows that out of 388,000 total downloads, only a little more than 10% were done by paid subscribers.

Checkout all of the graphs and charts made from the leaked data by clicking on the slideshow below.

source: Gizmara.com



1. Doakie

Posts: 2478; Member since: May 06, 2009

Dang... I always hoped Windows Phone would actually get a foothold and compete with the iPhone for #2 globally. Guess not.

2. RaKithAPeiRiZ

Posts: 1488; Member since: Dec 29, 2011

Microsoft sucks at mobile devices, win mobile, zune, kin,and now Windows phone

3. ManusImperceptus

Posts: 724; Member since: Jun 10, 2014

These numbers say practically nothing without similar data from other platforms to compare with...

4. yourmom

Posts: 82; Member since: Feb 21, 2015

lol you want similar data? WhatsApp, Facebook and few Google Apps have been downloaded a billion times on Android

6. ShadowHammer

Posts: 204; Member since: Mar 13, 2015

So, let's see - Windows Phone has an estimated ~3% market share, Android has ~80+%. Using the Facebook App as an example, there would be approximately 3 billion Android downloads to equal the same proportion as Windows Phone. Is that in the ballpark?

5. rsiders

Posts: 1959; Member since: Nov 17, 2011

I wouldn't put my faith that these leaked reports are 100% accurate.

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