How Many Apps Will Consumers Download This Year?
Thinking about designing an app for smartphones and other mobile devices? Mobile users will download around 14 billion tablet apps to help them search and find products, services and information, according to ABI Research. The updated market forecast suggests that iPad leads in market share with 75%. In comparison, Android will represent an annual share of 17%, excluding Kindle Fire. Downloads to Windows tablets will take 2%. Overall, smartphone app downloads will reach 56 billion this year. Share the wealth. Google Android will account for 58% of the total, with Apple iOS taking 33%. Microsoft Windows will finish the year with slightly less than 4%, with BlackBerry trailing at 3%. Read the article here.