Tablet users will help shape the future mobile app market

Between 2010 and 2011 the global installed base of app consumers increased by 104%. While the installed base of smartphones increased by nearly 274 million, tablets were the fastest growing segment.

The number of new tablet app consumers increased by 58 million. As a result, tablet owners now constitute 8.6% of the installed app consumer base.

Global installed app user base +58 million in 2011

By Research2Guidance, 03 May 2012, 0 comments. Categories: Apps, Consumers, Devices.

Mobile app development services worth $20.5bn in 2011

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The development service market today is almost 3 times of the size of the application download market.

The market for mobile application development services, including application creation, management, distribution and extension services, has reached $US 20.5 billion in 2011. App development services became a mass market that has surpassed the...

By Research2Guidance, 11 January 2012, 0 comments. Categories: Apps, Developers, Industry, Research.

How long will the iPad fever last?

2011: the year of media tablets

Although there were tablets in the market long before iPad, after its first announcement many still had doubts, and questioned the usefulness of such a device. Nevertheless Apple exceeded even the most optimistic expectations. Since the release of the iPad, Apple alone has shipped a total of 15 million tablets making it a most wanted Christmas present of 2010. Despite a temporary volume decrease in Q1 2011, caused by delayed iPad 2 launch, in Q2 2011 again there were 9.25...

By Research2Guidance, 19 September 2011, 0 comments. Categories: Apps, China, Consumers, Devices, Industry, LATAM, N America, Research.

Android to have as many users as Apple’s App Store

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Apple’s and Android’s race in smart device market

One of the heat topics these days are the results of smartphone shipments. Apple became the top-selling device manufacturer with its record-breaking 20.3 million device shipments during the second quarter of 2011, whereas Android owns 48% of market as a largest...

By Research2Guidance, 14 August 2011, 0 comments. Categories: Apps, Mobile.