App Store vs. Google Play - Comparisons
App Store vs. Google Play – Comparisons
Everyone likes a battle, and Apple’s App Store vs. Google Play is one of the more popular showdowns in tech. Every threshold crossed triggers a flurry of articles that pit one marketplace against the other. Which enjoys more downloads; which makes more money; which offers more apps.
While these may be the most important metrics, they aren’t necessarily the most fun. So,found quirkier differences between the App Store and Google Play.
The info graphic below visualizes the unconventional comparisons of the App Store and Google Play.
Some tidbits of unique info from the graphic include:
In order to purchase Apple’s most expensive app (“VIP Black” for $999), you must verify assets or income in excess of £1 million before activating the service
If you misspell “hotels” as “hotwls” in the App Store search, it returns 0 results, while Google Play returns 15,630
100% of iOS apps occasionally send unencrypted data (yet the public still perceives iOS as more secure than Android)
Last year, the iPad experienced a 143% growth in revenue in Russia
The complete App Store vs Google Play Comparison Chart