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India beats the US in Mobile App Market Growth of Google Play Downloads in 2016

India beats the US in Mobile App Market Growth of Google Play Downloads in 2016

According to the annual Retrospective Report of App Annie, India is ranked number one in terms of Google Play downloads, outpacing the US.

India’s app market grew from around 3.5 billion downloads in 2015 to over 6 billion downloads in 2016. India’s growth was 71% than the overall 15% growth in app downloads all over the globe.

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Mobile app downloads increased by more than 13 billion, reaching 90 billion, across iOS and Google Play.

India beats the US in Mobile App Market Growth of Google Play Downloads in 2016

Regarding the number of downloads Facebook, WhatsApp along with the UC Browser were the three most popular apps. Facebook and WhatsApp maintained their dominance in the terms of usage and Google Map was ranked number three.

In the terms of revenue, Netflix topped the list, followed by the online dating app Tinder and the professional networking app Linkedin.

The phenomenal success of Pokemon Go was one of the biggest headlines in 2016. Games still lead revenue by generating the most app store revenue across iOS (75 percent) and Google Play (90 percent).

India beats the US in Mobile App Market Growth of Google Play Downloads in 2016
 

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