Shop Google Play App Store surpassed by the number of applications




According to the report the research firm appFigures, analyzes the market of mobile software, in 2014 an online store ahead of Google Play App Store on the number of applications. By year-end Android-directory applications totaled 1.43 million titles, while the App Store – 1,21 Mill.


The event should be taken serious achievement Google and its mobile platform, born after the revolutionary iPhone. Now Google Play offers a wide range of applications, digital books, music and television programs.

Meanwhile, the “apple” ecosystem seriously superior Android on the part of the application for tablet computers, the iPad because their number exceeds 500 000. Apple, in fact, to create a modern market “tablets”, the leader in this segment since the first iPad model in 2010. Recently, however, the manufacturer is experiencing the onslaught of competitors who resort to dumping prices, attracting more users to the Android-platform.

Analysts say that 2014 was a year of strong growth the number of developers who have published their products for mobile Google-OS. In Google Play currently 388,000 registered developers, while in July last year, there were 293 000. The burst of activity came in the second half of 2014. App Store to date has 282,000 registered developers.


The greatest growth in the App Store has demonstrated “Business” category, where last year it was published more than 128 000 applications. The second and third places were taken by “Food and beverages” and “Lifestyle”. In Google Play most actively growing category “Games”, has more than doubled during the year by the number of proposed projects.

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