Distimo: Paid App Store Downloads More Popular Than Android Counterparts
- date: May 27, 2011
On Friday, app marketplace analytics firm Ditimo published their latest findings regarding the download patterns and trends within the digital world's most popular app markets today. And the findings aren't particularly positive for Android - at least not when compared to Apple.
Based on the data compiled, of the more than 200,000 applications now available in Google’s Android Market, most have logged a pretty poor download record. Ugly but true, 20% of all free applications and 80% of all paid applications have been downloaded less than 100 times in the Google Android Market worldwide to date.
According to a post on the official Distimo blog, it is “more challenging for developers in the Google Android Market than in the Apple App Store to monetize using a one-off fee monetization model. We found that only two paid applications have been downloaded more than half a million time
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