Google and Apple to create the world's two major smart phone application software ecosystem, Google's Play store and Apple's AppStore also launched a fierce contest. According to the latest news of foreign media, so Google is depressed that the Google store downloads more and more advantages, but the distance from Apple's income gap widening.
All along, the Google store downloads better than Apple, but the income is less than Apple, but the increase in Google downloads did not bring the income gap narrow, which is somewhat contrary to people's expectations.
According to the US technology news site AppleInsider reported that the mobile Internet market research company App Annie recently released a report on the two mobile software stores.
The report shows that in the software, games and other content downloads, the second quarter of last year, Google leading Apple 105% in the second quarter of this year, Google's lead extended to 135%, that is, Google downloads more than twice as much as Apple.
The report said that the second quarter of Google and Apple store global software downloads increased by 15%, but Google Play increased by as much as 20%, which became the main driving force for the game.
Google's advantage naturally comes from the development of China's explosive growth of Andrews mobile phone. For example, in India, with the Chinese manufacturers to launch about 150 US dollars entry-level mobile phones, many mobile phone users to switch to Android mobile phone users, to Google has brought a lot of money downloads.
Compared with Google Play, Apple's software store download growth rate of only 5%, of which China is still the main source of growth in the market share in Russia ranked second, India ranked third.
Although the download is far behind, but the Apple store's ability to make money is still very strong. Statistics show that the second quarter of last year, Apple stores and Google store revenue gap of 90%, but the second quarter of this year, the income gap expanded to 95%.
According to statistics, Apple store revenue growth rate of up to 30%, Google store increased by 35%.
In the global mobile phone users of software spending, China is still the largest market. In the download content, the game ranked first, followed by video software, music software.
It should be noted that the total income of the Google Play store does not represent the total income of the application of ecology. Which in the largest smartphone market in China, almost all mobile phone manufacturers have opened their own software store, and through the download to get a lot of money, Google's software stores and other Internet services are not implanted into these phones.
For Apple, in addition to the software download sales revenue, the company also has important "Apple tax" and "income, that is, all manufacturers through the iOS software to achieve the internal consumption and purchase, must give Apple 30% of the income Divided into. It is reported that in the first half, Apple's income into up to 5 billion US dollars, Apple's most important source of service revenue.