Published On: Sat, Jan 14th, 2017

Apple’s App Store revenue growth increase to 60% in Q4 2016


Not only Smartphones’ revenues are growing year after year, the downloading platforms of Android and iOS also in the race of getting heavy grossing.

Google Play Store and Apple’s App Store is noticed a very sharp growth in revenues. Android’s downloading platform Google Play Store app revenue was around $ 1.8 billion in the Q4 2015. However, the Play Store’s growth increased up to 82% ($ 3.3 billion) in the Q4 2016.

Apple’s App Store has earn the total revenue of $ 5.4 billion in the Q4 2016 as compared to the last year’s income of $ 3.4 billion. App Store increased its downloading revenue up to 60%.

An estimated combined total of 19.2 billion apps have been installed in Q4 2016, a modest increase of 17% has recorded as compared to the same time period of 2015.

play store app store revenue increase

The top Non-Game Apps of Google Play by Revenue of 2016:

  1. Line
  2. Tinder
  3. Pandora
  4. HBO Now
  5. Line Manga
  6. KaKao Talk
  7. LOVOO
  8. Thumbtack Pro
  9. Azar
  10. Turbo Tax

Top Non-Game Apps of App Store by Revenue of 2016:

  1. Spotify
  2. Netflix
  3. Line
  4. Pandora
  5. HBO NOW
  6. Tinder
  7. Hulu
  8. Line Manga
  9. Sing! Karaoke
  10. YouTube


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