Google Play Vs Apple App Store, Who Is Making More Money?

Posted on Dec 21 2012 - 11:11am by Editorial Staff

App analytics company Distimo has published a new report stating that by making comparing Google Play and Apple’s App Store have done in 2012. In the past four months, the daily revenue earned by Google Play has grown 41%, while on other side, Apple’s App Store number has reached only 21%. The countries analyzed by Distimo has found that the App Store’ revenue has grown51% in the following 20 countries: Australia, Canada, China, Denmark, Finland, France, Germany, Israel, Italy, Japan, Korea, the Netherlands, Norway, Russia, Spain, Sweden, Switzerland, Taiwan, the UK and the US.

In App Popularity Continues To Grow

In-App Popularity Continues To Grow

Here are the top apps by downloads in both app stores, according to Distimo:

Top 10 apps 2012 — Apple App Store

  • Instagram
  • Temple Run
  • Find My iPhone
  • Facebook
  • iBooks
  • Draw Something Free
  • iTunes U
  • YouTube
  • Podcasts
  • Twitter

Top 10 apps 2012 — Google Play

  • Street View
  • Facebook
  • Voice Search
  • Maps
  • Gmail
  • YouTube
  • Adobe Flash Player
  • Skype
  • WhatsApp Messenger
  • KakaoTalk
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