Mobile applications, commonly referred to as apps, are software developed for use on wireless mobile devices such as smartphones and tablets. Apps are designed with the limitations and features of mobile devices in mind. For example, a game could make use of a smartphone’s accelerometer, or a drawing pad app could make use of a tablet’s stylus. As compared to integrated software systems on computers, each mobile app typically offers a specific functionality. Gaming apps are the most popular category among Apple users, accounting for 25 percent of active applications. Tools, communication, video players and edit, travel and local are the leading Android app categories worldwide. The fastest-growing app verticals in 2018 were mid-core games, ride-hailing and taxi apps, sports games, and video apps.
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In the following 4 chapters, you will quickly find the 43 most important statistics relating to "Mobile app usage".