Apple Hits the 500,000 Apps Mark on iTunes


It happened in the early hours of Tuesday: in less than three years the App Store reached the half-million mark.

For some interesting stats, like on the image, a giant infographic was produced by three app-related companies. Mobile app blog 148apps, the search company Chomp together with game developer Chilingo collected a number of curiosities, including a timeline and a various facts.

To understand this data better and make a brief comparison, there have been 10 billion iOS app downloads through the App Store as of January. Although having been on the market 8 months less, the applications Google’s Android currently count almost 300,000 apps and 3 billion downloads.

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Image : 148Apps, Chomp and Chillingo

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