Friday, 22 Feb 2019

The progress of App Store from 500 apps to 2 millions apps in the last decade


App StoreApp Store - Apple launched the App Store on July 10th, 2008, which contains only 500 apps. And now on its 10th anniversary, the App Store has over two million apps. In an article in its official blog, Apple wrote for a decade back, the App Store has provided a safe place for users of all ages to get the best apps from around the world.

"Today, consumers from 155 countries visit the App Store a lot longer, and download more apps than ever before" continued the Cupertino company, the United States.

To commemorate this achievement, App Annie also made a special report on a number of important facts in this App Store. One of them is, since 2008 there are 2.5 million apps already released in the App Store, 77% of them are games.

On average, iPhone users now have more than 100 apps installed on their phones, and use more than 40 apps per month. And the most popular app is gaming, about 31% of total downloads.

SVP Worldwide Marketing Apple Phil Schiller also spoke, and mentioned in its first decade the App Store has passed all their wild expectations, from innovative applications, to the use of Apple's daily apps. "We cannot be more proud of what developers have made in the App Store for the last ten years" Schiller added.

Apple CEO, Tim Cook did not forget to give birthday happy to the App Store, and he used his Twitter account to give the congratulations. According to him, the App Store started a revolution that changed the world ten years ago.


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