Android's applications Intends to outrun Apple

Google Android will become the most popular application platform in the world for a few months, say reports, which will deal a blow to Apple.

android apps overtake apple

Although Apple has recently celebrated 50billion applications, users of the Google Android platform is now downloading more than 500 million applications per month.

The emergence of new devices from Samsung, Google app store, called Play, has leaned forward, despite the continuing lack of top-end applications and consumers still spend a smaller amount. There now 900million Android devices on the market compared to 600million Apple products.

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3 Responses

  1. avatar henry_jin03 Says:
    June 4, 2013

    I have both. Apple App Store seems to have more quality apps whereas Google Play has more crap. I do love being able to use my Sony tablet to watch digital copies of my movies loaded on sd cards.

  2. avatar geoffyjoe Says:
    June 4, 2013

    I recently purchased my first smart phone and after due diligence opted for the Android OS. I probably would be just as happy with Apple. I am aware that updates to Android are "fractured" because individual handset makers may or may not get off their duffs and keep things current. Apple doesn't have that problem. Google seems to have leveraged its position better. It sees itself as a portal to a range of digital experiences rather than as a company that must make a profit on the handsets. It is hedging that bet a little as shown by the recent aquisition of Motorola. If Samsung gets too strong relative to other phone makers it could start throwing its weight around  and put the "squeeze" on Google's margins. Android is more interesting to me.

  3. avatar ukcorruption Says:
    June 4, 2013

    Yes as ynot mention. maps are the quality of apple

    and some more..

    Iphone 4 can't make call if you hold it wrong. this is a phone. what you can't make call? this is quality from apple..

    Siri is a big failure. this is quality from apple

    If you run on ios 6.0.1 you can't run some of the newest apps. unless you upgrade to latest ios version. this is quality.. they force you to update..

    Wow this is alot of quality from apple..

    Wear and tears from iphone 5 is very bad = design faulty..

    Brandnew iphone 5 have dent and scratch. this is quality. check google.

    Should I go on with apple quality? sheeppss

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