Various data indicate that in the world's two largest mobile phone ecosystem, Android users of consumer ability than apple iPhone users, download the app store is far less than the Google Play, but the total income of developers was significantly higher than the latter.
However, Android praised the embarrassment of being changed. According to Google's official announcement, paid users in the Play software store grew by 30% last year.
Google Play is the world's largest mobile phone app store and the most important source of revenue for Android developers worldwide. The Google Play and Apple software stores also offer free and paid software, accounting for paid users, and reflect the potential for revenue generation from a platform.
According to Taiwan's Electronic Times website, on Friday, at a public event in Tokyo, the Google Play store for Asia Pacific Saunders (James Sanders) said, thanks to a more convenient way to pay, Google stores last year paid subscribers grew 30%.
Saunders said that the 135 countries and regions in the world, Google store in support of the credit card and debit card payments, and in 55 countries and regions, and Google has 140 mobile operators for cooperation, support calls chargeback, download the Google store payment software and content.
As everyone knows is that the average price of Apple's mobile phone nearly $500 (including in India and other developing countries selling cheap old mobile phone), while the average selling price of Android's global mobile phone is only about $one hundred or two hundred, of which developing countries over the past few years, a feature phone is switched to the wave of intelligent mobile phone, almost all users buy is $100 about the high price of Android mobile phone, mobile phone manufacturers have mastered the China round opportunity in the global expansion of market share.
Different groups of users, the application software of iOS ecological economy and consumption ability and Android there is a huge difference, iPhone users than the Android users are more willing to pay money to download software, games or media content.
According to the mobile Internet market research firm App Annie report, the two quarter of this year, Google Play store software downloads, is 1.35 times the apple store in AppStore, downloads the gap is widening (last year only twice).
But Apple's store is about two times as much as Google's Play in terms of revenue from downloads.
But according to media analysis, although the amount of a single consumer mobile phone download apple, but Android mobile phone users in the rapid growth of the global, also with the conditions of payment convenience between Google Play and the apple store is expected to narrow the income gap.