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It is unique in being closed off to many international apps, therefore creating a captive market for domestic apps.We might note that five of world’s top-10 apps are focused on the Chinese market.
The top-10 is rounded out by Wi Fi Master Key – an app that allows users to connect to a global network of safe Wi-Fi networks.
We don’t have equivalent figures for Android, but previous unofficial estimates have put it above i OS in terms of developer volume.
That’s a lot of developer talent; but they’re catering to one of the world’s biggest consumer bases: app users.
Thus the total number of app downloads across 2018 comes to a 194 billion. While this represents a relatively modest increase, the figure is a 35% increase over 2016’s total.
Most-downloaded apps The most-downloaded app globally in 2018 was Facebook Messenger, according to App Annie app download statistics – with downloads exceeding that of even the main Facebook app and stablemate Whats App.