iOS users spend twice as much on apps as Android users. We have put the tyrannical requirements to work in the App Store that the Cupertino company imposes on developers. Similarly, we must remember that this strict “quality control” has no other purpose than to maintain the level within the store, something that the end-user ends up appreciating.
So much so that the latest analysis suggests that iOS users invest twice as much in applications as Android users. This news does not take anyone by surprise considering the background that has been developing over the years.
According to Finbold’s latest analysis, users have invested around $41.5 billion in Apple’s App Store in the first six months of 2021, which lies at almost double the investments made by Android users in the Google Play Store, which stands at $23.4 billion.
This data represents a 22% growth compared to the investments made by Apple users on the App Store during the same period in 2020. Both Apple’s and Google’s platforms have been showing annual growth of 24.8%.
This is all remarkably curious because there are theoretically many more Android mobile devices scattered around the world. However, we must also take into account the numerous external application stores that are presented on Android and are quite popular in places like China or India. Thus, and accompanied by the ease of installing content of dubious legality on Android devices, it seems that users are lazy to pay for the content offered to them. And this is the main reason why developers prefer to develop for iOS.