The iPhone was not the first phone to utilize mobile apps, but it was the first to garner huge success from mobile apps. Because of this, and the newness of Android, it is no surprise that Apple is well ahead of its competition. With 5 billion downloads and 225,000 apps available in the App Store, Apple is clearly dominating.
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August 23, 2010
While it is obvious the App Store is a resounding success, it is interesting to see how it stacks up against other mobile app markets. Mobile Entertainment compiled a list of facts about the App Store and competing mobile app markets. While some may not immediately consider mobile apps to be as important as PC apps, the average computer user does not download and install 60 apps a year.