Apple passes 250,000 apps; majority are paid for

The site claims that books are the most popular category, making up 17% of all apps. Games are second (14%), followed by entertainment (11%) and education (7%). Music-based apps account for 4% of all apps on the store.

In related news, the Royal Pingdom site reports that 70% of the 250,000 apps on Apple's App Store are charged for. In contrast, 64% of the 95,000 apps available on Android Market are free.

Login to access this article

To access this article you need to be a subscriber. If you are a subscriber login below.


If you have previously taken a trial you will need to subscribe to access this article.

Subscribe Now
subscribe link free-trial link

follow us...