App Store milestones: 50 Billion Downloads, 9,00,000 Apps

App Store Downloads 2013

App Store Downloads 2013

Live from WWDC 2013, Apple CEO Tim Cook announced that the App Store has received a mind-boggling ‘50 billion’ app downloads which is more than the iTunes App store downloads to date. This milestone got achieved in less than 5 years. In comparison, the Play Store on Android has received 48 Billion apps downloads till date.

Alongside, Tim also announced that there are 9,00,000 iOS apps available to download. Out of these, 3,75,000 apps have been specifically built for the iPad. In comparison, last year at the September 2012 iPhone 5 event, there were 7,00,000 apps in total with 2,50,000 iPad-optimized. These app developers have been paid $10 billion in revenue so far.

Stay glued, as we bring in more announcements.

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