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More Than 60 Apps Downloaded per iOS Device

22 Jan

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Helsinki-based mobile analyst Horace Dediu of asymco released yet another series of charts this week where he explains how he came to the conclusion that more than 60 apps have been downloaded for every iOS device sold.

In the fall of 2008, there were only around 10 apps downloaded for every iPhone/iPod Touch, Dedui says. Only two years later, the rate is five times higher.

This data comes at a time when the iTunes App Store is about to reach 10 billion downloads, a milestone expected to be reached this month.

In comparing the app downloads to the downloads of iTunes songs, Dediu found that it will take apps less than half the time to reach 10 billion downloads than the time it took songs (31 vs. 67 months). Apps are now running at above 30 million downloads per day, and that figure is still growing.

 
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