Android Surpasses iOS in Free Apps
Apr 27, 2011 1:45 PM –
In a report released today by Distimo, the Android Market surpassed Apple’s App Store in the number of available free applications. Android had 134,342, while iOS has 121,845. The report also states that, if the stores continue at their current pace, Google will have the overall largest app store marketplace in the next five to six months, followed by Apple.
Available Mobile Applications Report by Distimo
Overall, the app stores across all platforms had slowed down in growth, but that started to pick back up again in March, according to the report. Apple is the slowest is overall growth, although it remains the biggest for the moment.
For the full report, including the top ranked free and paid games across the various platforms, visit http://www.distimo.com/publications/