Paid Apps Don't Stand a Chance on Google Play
This chart illustrates the differences between Apple's App Store and Google Play in terms of app monetization. It appears as if paid apps are much less likely to be successful on Google Play than in the iOS App Store.
- Distribution of free and paid Android apps in the Google Play Store from 2009 to 2015
Distribution of free and paid Android apps 2009-2015
- Number of apps available in leading app stores as of July 2014
Number of apps available in leading app stores as of July 2014
- Percentage of paid app revenues worldwide from 2011 to 2017
Share of paid-for app revenues worldwide 2011-2017
- Most popular Apple App Store categories in January 2015Most popular Apple App Store categories in January 2015
- Revenue distribution between the Apple App Store and Google Play as of November 2013Revenue distribution between the Apple App Store and Google Play as of November 2013
- Apple App Store: global category revenue share per business model 2014Apple App Store: global category revenue share per business model 2014
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