App Download and Usage Statistics (2020)

The iOS App Store launched in 2008 with 500 apps. Today, 1.85 million different apps are available for users to download. Android users have even more from which to choose, with 2.56 million available through the Google Play Store. These apps have come to play a huge role in the way we live our lives today. Through them, we can access pretty much the entire Western canon of music (and much beyond it too), meet romantic partners, and manage our diaries, documentation, and payments. Augmented reality apps are changing the way we interact with the world, and mobile gaming now accounts for lion’s share of games industry revenue. Apps have also played a part during the coronavirus pandemic that has shaped 2020, helping to facilitate … Continue reading App Download and Usage Statistics (2020)