According to a new report from the research firm App Annie is, the mobile app market will continue to expand in 2017 . In fact, the firm has predicted that total worldwide annual revenue from Android apps will surpass those from iOS apps for the first time in 2017.
China is the reason behind that, as Chinese app stores are now a key battleground for the rival operating systems.
The anticipated income from Android applications likewise incorporates ones that are downloaded from third-party stores, particularly ones in China that are worked by Tencent, Baidu, Xiaomi, Huawei and others, in addition to revenue from applications in the Google Play Store. Apple’s iOS App Store is still expected to generate more revenue per device than the Google Play Store however no less than 2021, as per the report. App Annie predicts that in that year, incomes from the iOS App Store will reach $60 billion. The Google Play Store is anticipated to get $42 billion in income for that year, and Android outsider app stores are relied upon to produce $36 billion.