“Benedict Evans had an interesting post (‘Google IO: Market Shares‘) in which he made the point that total spending by Apple iOS users on apps is much greater than that of Google Android users,” Mark Hibben writes for Seeking Alpha. “He makes the point, which I think is widely accepted, that iOS has a higher ‘wealth share’ than Android. Based on the current growth trajectories of the ecosystems, this wealth gap will only widen with time.”
“Based on current growth trajectories, the app revenue gap gets larger over time. Given the faster numerical growth in Android devices, this came as a surprise to me,” Hibben writes. “What I find fascinating about the app revenue chart is that it indicates that despite the higher unit growth rate of Android, the app revenue gap between iOS and Android continues to widen.”
Read more in the full article here.
Helping Apple-haters figure out why Android is doomed – May 28, 2014
All-Apple product users have a distinct advantage over others with seamless Continuity – June 5, 2014
Yankee Group: iPhone ownership in the U.S. will top Android by 2015 – April 26, 2013