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App Store for iPhone & iPad Outgrosses Android
Since the inception of the App Store for iPhones and iPad products of Apple has been the largest application download service for all mobile based devices. According to a new report issued by a research firm represents that even after being broken down by devices, the App Store of Apple has handily trounced the market of Google’s Android devices. By giving a view to the top 200 grossing applications, the research company reported that the iPhone device of Apple generates the sales which are four times more than what is generated by the Android tablets in the market.
Moreover, combining the seven major App Stores which includes Apple iPad, Amazon, Apple iPhones, Nokia’s Ovi, AppWorld Android Market as well as the Windows Phone 7 Marketplace, the total applications that has been made available amount to more than one million applications. Among this quantity, a major part of these apps lies in the Mac App Store and the Android market but, the total amount still stands to be remarkable.
Here it should also be emphasized that while Apple tends to make the applications of iPhones and iPads into one single App Store, the research company is considering it as two separate applications. Giving a view to the market share of these App Stores, the market of Google’s Android has managed to narrow up the gap with Apple, though- this situation requires the separation of the iPads and iPhones applications.
Moreover, if you tend to separate the applications of the iPhones and iPads, Apple can be rated as the number 1 and the number 3 Application providing stores in terms of the available applications making it also true in the case of total downloads made and the revenue generated from these downloads. The rest of the stores have been lacked afar from these ratings.
Another interesting fact derived from the report issued is that the App Store of Apple has seen a tremendous increase in terms of downloads inChina. The firm declared that when giving a view to the top 300 free as well as the paid applications, the downloads represents from the country represent as much as 30 percent of iPhone application downloads along with a remarkable 44 percent of the downloads associated with iPads.
Considering the fact that Apple has recently obtained a strong foothold for all its brands inChinawhich tends to display a major good aspect for Apple to market its products in the Chinese markets.
The report also specified a dip in application downloads on the App Store of Apple only a few time before the organization prepares to launch out the new iPhone and iPad model. Moreover, a deep dip in the downloads was seen by the company in the month of February within the application of iPads whereas, in the month of September showed a dip in the downloads of iPhones. The release of the iPad 2 took place in the month of February whereas, the iPhone 4S was launched in the market in the month of October.