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Just 10 Android apps account for 43 percent of all usage

Written by Andre Yoskowitz (Google+) @ 01 Sep 2011 16:05 User comments (5)

Just 10 Android apps account for 43 percent of all usage According to a new Nielsen survey, just 10 apps account for a full 43 percent of all Android app usage.
On average, a typical user will spend 56 minutes per day on the mobile web or using apps.

The top 10 apps in the market account for 43 percent of that usage, while the top 50 apps account for 61 percent.

Although Nielsen did not publish the names of the apps, we can assume popular apps like Angry Birds, Pandora, Skype and Twitter are near the top.

Says Don Kellogg, director of telecom research and insights for Nielsen (via Rock):

With 250,000+ Android apps available at the time of this writing, that means the remaining 249,950+ apps have to compete for the remaining 39 percent of the pie.

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5 user comments

11.9.2011 22:58

I am guessing that these are probably all in the top 10:
Angry Birds
Angry Birds Rio
Angry Birds Seasons
Pandora
Rom Manager
PicoTTS
PicoTTS English speech pack
Adobe Reader
Adobe Flash



22.9.2011 9:37

Originally posted by KillerBug:
I am guessing that these are probably all in the top 10:
Angry Birds
Angry Birds Rio
Angry Birds Seasons
Pandora
Rom Manager
PicoTTS
PicoTTS English speech pack
Adobe Reader
Adobe Flash
And I don't use any of those. I downloaded AB Rio when Amazon gave it away for free, but have never played it. I use Facebook, Foursquare, Words With Friends and Nesoid the most.

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32.9.2011 13:51

Originally posted by klassic:
Originally posted by KillerBug:
I am guessing that these are probably all in the top 10:
Angry Birds
Angry Birds Rio
Angry Birds Seasons
Pandora
Rom Manager
PicoTTS
PicoTTS English speech pack
Adobe Reader
Adobe Flash
And I don't use any of those. I downloaded AB Rio when Amazon gave it away for free, but have never played it. I use Facebook, Foursquare, Words With Friends and Nesoid the most.
Foursquare huh?????

Yeah....real smart........nothing like advertising your everyday whereabouts. You're an identity theft case just waiting to happen. Trusting individual aren't you. You'll be sorry.

42.9.2011 18:09

Originally posted by hearme0:

And I don't use any of those. I downloaded AB Rio when Amazon gave it away for free, but have never played it. I use Facebook, Foursquare, Words With Friends and Nesoid the most.

Um, not sure what market your using but AB Rio has always been free as far as I know...it was free when I got it, and still is. It;s one of my least played games but it is fun to go back to from time to time.

Originally posted by hearme0:


Foursquare huh?????

Yeah....real smart........nothing like advertising your everyday whereabouts. You're an identity theft case just waiting to happen. Trusting individual aren't you. You'll be sorry.

Don't forget some one can find out when your not home. Next thing you know, you come home and find your house broken in to.


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52.9.2011 19:02

Maps
Gmail
Handcent
Lookout
Pandora


Oh, Im sorry... Did the middle of my sentence interrupt the beginning of yours?

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