Smartphone utilization has grown by 1 / 4 within the July -September interval in comparison with the identical time final 12 months. In the identical interval, app downloads have seen an excellent bigger enhance with Google Play reaching 28.3 billion complete downloads for the Q3 interval. It is a 31% enhance in comparison with final 12 months and provides Google a 3 to 1 benefit in complete downloads in comparison with Apple’s App Retailer which managed 8.2 billion complete downloads.
A whopping 80.6 billion apps had been downloaded on Google Play because the begin of the 12 months whereas the App Retailer noticed 26.6 billion mixed downloads via three quarters.
In response to the identical report, Google Play additionally boasts the biggest app portfolio with over 2.7 million complete apps, forward of the App Retailer’s 1.82 million choices. Probably the most downloaded class of apps on the Play Retailer belongs to the gaming sector with 13.49%, adopted by schooling with 9.11% and enterprise with 6.95% of all downloads.
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