Mobile App Downloads Up 11%, Make $22 Billion in Revenues for Q1 2013

Mobile App Downloads Up 11%, Make $22 Billion in Revenues for Q1 2013

Overall, the smartphone and tablet app market grew to 11% in the first quarter of 2013, bringing in $2.2 billion on revenue, this according to a report released by Canalys.

App Store Apps Wall


Canalys’ App Interrogator research looked at the leading app stores in more than 50 countries, including Apple’s App Store, Google’s Play Store, Microsoft’s Windows Phone Store, and BlackBerry World. The analysis found that downloads across the four stores were up 11 percent in the first quarter worldwide over totals in the fourth quarter. Direct app revenue — from paid-for apps, in-app purchases, and subscriptions — grew by nine percent.

Canalys reports that total app downloads form the four major repositories reached 13.4 billion for the quarter. Total app revenue was $2.2 billion.

Developing markets such as Brazil, Indonesia, and South Africa, showed the strongest growth in revenues and downloads, reflecting the rapid growth of smart device use in those countries. North America also showed significant growth, with revenues increasing 8% and downloads showing a 6% bump. Western Europe saw 8% growth for revenues, and a 10% growth rate for downloads.

Apple’s iOS App Store, and Google’s Play Store were still the top players, with BlackBerry World and Windows Phone Store remaining as second-tier competitors.

  1. 283990 187594Hello DropshipDragon provides dropping for quality, affordable products direct from China to your customers. Perfect for eBay sellers and site owners alike! 655028

  2. 895495 68643Some genuinely great articles on this website , thankyou for contribution. 395772

  3. 892644 191840Hey. Extremely good web internet site!! Man .. Excellent .. Wonderful .. Ill bookmark this internet internet site and take the feeds alsoI am pleased to locate so considerably helpful info here within the post. Thanks for sharing 460749

  4. nova88 says:

    634577 269756I genuinely like your post. It is evident that you have a whole lot understanding on this topic. Your points are well made and relatable. Thanks for writing engaging and intriguing material. 487533

  5. 449921 178911It can be difficult to write about this subject. I believe you did a fantastic job though! Thanks for this! 47427

  6. 666787 621659Thank you for sharing with us, I conceive this website genuinely stands out : D. 868340

  7. 563613 38175You produced some decent points there. I looked on-line to the problem and discovered most individuals will go along with along with your internet web site. 965897

  8. carding shop says:

    775005 827024brilliantly insightful post. If only it was as effortless to implement some of the solutions as it was to read and nod my head at each of your points 960651

  9. 704607 894112The truth is and see if the Hcg diet protocol and as a consequence HCG Drops surely are a in fact quick method to be able to shed pounds; while the healthy diet has a strong will most likely moreover sizable focus to undertake positive. hcg diet drops 495511

  10. sbo says:

    392521 754991amazing post. Neer knew this, regards for letting me know. 430559

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published.