App Store vs Play Store: Nowadays, a person who wants to buy a smartphone has two options: Android and iPhone. While there are hundreds of products from brands such as Samsung, Xiaomi and OPPO on the Android side, on the other side, only Apple’s iPhone is available.
When the competition between the two parties is great, various comparisons such as which one is better are never missing. The last example of this was seen recently. So much so that a new report says, “Do iPhone or Android users spend more on mobile apps?” answered the question.
App Store revenues are many times higher than Play Store
According to the report by Horace Dediu of Finnish software company Asymco iPhone users for mobile applications Android compared to its users 7.4 times spends more money.
Source of the research he said10 years ago both iOS as well as Android He said that he gained important information about making money from software developers who developed applications for their platforms. Accordingly, the number of Android users in those periods iOS2 times more than , developers App Store‘from Play StoreIt generated about twice as much income compared to .
When we come to today, Apple, App Store for 650 million, Google whereas Play Store for 2.5 billion It says you are an active user. Accordingly, in 2023 Android users Apple four times more than its users. But when it comes to the money part Android unfortunately this cannot show the excess. by source Play Store And App Store The ratio between revenues has remained almost the same since 2016.
Here are the Play Store and App Store revenues for developers by year;
App Store Revenue (dollars)
Play Store Revenue (dollars)
According to the revenue data shared by the source, as you can see above, the revenue of the Android application store Play Store decreased for developers in 2022, while the App Store continued its rise.
Vision Pro, the mixed reality glasses that Apple introduced this year, can increase App Store revenues. Because the company offered an SDK (Software Development Kit) for application developers. In other words, we may encounter paid applications that bring various features in the future.
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