Analytics company, Distimo, presented a fascinating report on mobile App Stores at the Mobile World Congress. We know that Apple is towering over app store rivals by number of applications, but by how much?
Apple has almost 5 times more applications than all of the other app stores combined.
How about Store Growth?
During 1 month time Android has the fastest Store Growth as compared to the overall total amount of Apps available in it’s store.
Percent Free Vs Paid Apps?
Android has the highest percent of Free apps, with more than half of it’s applications being Free. Palm has the Second highest, and Apple is third with a quarter of it’s apps being free.
What about App Pricing?
Apps from Apple, Android, and Ovi are about the same average price, but RIM and Microsoft are surprisingly more than twice as expensive on average. Ouch! Shopping at them would hurt your credit card bill.
The full ‘Mobile Application Stores State of Play’ report can be read below: