Category Archive: App Stats

Andy Boxall

In App Stats

January 11, 2017

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Revenue generated by worldwide in-app spending over the 2016 Christmas period increased by more than 50% over 2015, according to data from Sensor Tower, and the vast majority of the revenue came from mobile games. In 2015, in-app spending between December 24 and December 26 reached $330m, with $289m coming from mobile games in both the Apple App Store and Google Play. In 2016, the total climbed by a massive 52% to $500m. Again, mobile games dominated, taking $439m of that total. Sensor Tower broke down 2016 Christmas app revenue by app store Examining the two app stores individually, and focusing on the U.S. market, it’s shown Google Play saw the highest increase in revenue over last year. Data shows Google Play went from $38m

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Artyom Dogtiev

In App Stats

November 14, 2016

With a rapid advance of the mobile app ecosystem in general and the Internet of Things in particular, more and more people decide to join a multi-million army of mobile app developers. As of 2016 the total number of developers who build for mobile has reached 12 millions and it’s projected to hit 14M mark by 2020. With the number of people being involved in a mobile app development, the question how much does app developer earn and what mobile platform brings higher income becomes crucial.  Back in January of this year we’re doing an analysis of a mobile app developer salary and at the time the average mobile application developer salary was $97K. Let’s see how this figure has changed since. Mobile App Developer Salary Key Data

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Artyom Dogtiev

In App Stats

October 24, 2016

Mobile markets in North America, Europe have been growing really fast but at this point they are matured and saturated. If you’ve been looking for a new fast-growing market to release your mobile app on to increase your revenue or tap the local mobile publishers potential, Brazil is one of the best candidates to consider in Latin America. In this article we want to bring up the Avazu research data that covers specifically Brazil, a country with the leading economy in South America. The research addresses a broad set of questions that draw a comprehensive picture that brings you up-to-speed with the current state of the internet in Brazil. We want to zoom in on the statistics for the mobile internet in Brazil. Key Brazil Mobile

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Andy Boxall

In App Stats

October 11, 2016

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The majority of Apple devices have iOS 10 installed, according to Apple and third-party research companies, despite a slightly slower than usual start. Apple states iOS 10 is used on 54% of its devices, while Fiksu puts the number at just over 66%. iOS 10 is installed in 54% of Apple devices Apple released iOS 10 on September 13 and has therefore taken almost a month to become the most widely used version of iOS. By comparison, Apple’s iOS 9 took a week to reach a similar figure. It’s possible an early problem with iOS 10, where over-the-air applied updates caused devices to lock up, made some potential early-adopters wait a while before attempting an update. Additionally, TechCrunch suggests Apple was later than usual in

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Artyom Dogtiev

In App Stats

September 20, 2016

Among different type of mobile apps, the most popular Instant Messengers have become a platform of its own kind. Asia-based app development companies, such as WeChat, Line and others, pioneered a concept of expending regular instant messenger apps with additional services such as games, money sending, e-commerce, as well as endless number of various emojis. In this article we’re going to cover usage and revenue of the Line app, a product of NHN Japan company, Japanese branch of Korean’s Naver Corporation. The app that was originally developed as an emergency solution for the company employees during Tōhoku earthquake in Japan in 2011. Key Line App Usage and Revenue Data Points: Total number of users in 2015 – 700 million Top region – 54 million (Japan) Daily

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Artyom Dogtiev

In App Stats

September 5, 2016

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One of the staples of the emerging Sharing economy is Uber Technologies Inc. online transportation network company. Today Uber represents perhaps the best example of an economy sector disrupting company, essentially it is on a mission to replace a taxi as old-school public transportation globally. Over the years it faced a number of protests and was involved in some really intense controversy. By the end of 2015 Uber generated $1.5 billion in net revenue, let’s take a look at some of the components that lead the way to this big revenue figure. Key Uber Revenue Data Points: Uber 2013-2015 net revenue growth – 21x Uber 2014 total net revenue – $495 Uber GAAP losses in 2014 – $671 million Uber 2015 total net revenue – $1,5 billion Uber 2015 total booking revenue –

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Anne Freier

In App Stats

August 31, 2016

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What is it that makes Uber such a popular app? Why are users choosing Uber over Lyft? And what keeps investors interested in the company despite Uber announcing a $1.2bn loss in the first half of 2016? SurveyMonkey has taken a closer look at the statistics and revealed what could be the likely driver for the app’s popularity among consumers and shareholders alike – brand loyalty. In comparison to Lyft, Uber has been more successful when it comes to app downloads and installs. In July 2016, the company noted 3.8m downloads in the US, compared to 1.3m downloads of rival Lyft. That’s a good sign for investors that something is working right. Downloads Source: surveymonkey.com However, downloads are only half of the story. For an app to

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Artyom Dogtiev

In App Stats

August 15, 2016

With the current level of maturity and saturation of mobile app stores, for a while it felt like the time of app mega hits was gone. But it turned out that’s not the case and the augmented-reality mobile game Pokemon GO, developed by Niantic, Inc, is here to prove we were wrong! The game was launched on July 6th in North America, Australia and New Zealand and within days it became phenomenally popular  and demonstrated an astounding potential for growth. Pokémon GO has broken all previous records of popularity of any mobile game or app for that matter on both Apple’s App Store and Google Play market. To appreciate the scope of the phenomena, let’s walk through all facets of the Pokémon GO current performance. Key Pokémon GO data

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Opera APAC apps

Mobile users in the Asia Pacific region spend 46 minutes each day using their favorite apps, and that games are by far the most popular genre. The data comes from Opera Mediaworks, published in its latest Mobile First Insights report for the APAC region, covering the first quarter of 2016. Opera Mediaworks shows users in the APAC region use apps for 46 minutes each day Examining apps in the top 100, the report states that users spend four out of five smartphone minutes in their three favorite apps, which vary between users. The average 46 minutes per day spent using these apps is broken down into an average 9.6 minute session time. Of particular note is the 9.6 minute average session time is longer than

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Artyom Dogtiev

In App Stats

June 22, 2016

facebook app stats

There are very few apps that is as popular and used daily as the Facebook app. For many people it’s the next app to check after a weather app in the morning to see what’s up with the friends, family, countless number of brands they follow and, of course, news. Today, there are roughly 2 billion smartphones in use in the world and out of that stunning number 85% of smartphone owners use Facebook app. Among all Facebook users 47% access it via mobile (in US this number reaches 68%). In fact about 6% of ALL digital time is spent on Facebook and this figure grows steadily. Such grandiose scale of adoption and usage have lead to degrees of separation between Facebook users equal to 4, meaning every Facebook user is

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