According to the forecast App Annie, in 2017 Android application for the first time will overtake iOS in revenue
Analytics company App Annie has published a new forecast on sales volume of mobile applications for devices running the operating systems Android and iOS.
According to experts, the App Store continues to outpace Google Play in the next few years (the forecast was made until 2021). However, this year for the first time Android apps surpass iOS for the amount of income, given total sales of Google Play and third party app stores for Android that are supported by Tencent, Baidu, Xiaomi, Huawei and other companies.
Last year, third-party app stores for Android generated an income of $ 10 billion, this year it will double, according to the forecast App Annie.
Total costs of users on mobile apps for Android and iOS this year is expected to exceed 80 billion dollars. By 2021 the market will increase to almost 140 billion dollars.