Mobile Apps Approaching 1 Million

NEW YORK and ATLANTA, Dec. 2, 2011 /PRNewswire/ — The total number of individual mobile apps in the marketplace is approaching a major milestone, hitting the 1 million mark within the next week, according to Mobilewalla, the search, discovery and analytics engine that tracks apps in real time.

Today the app count rose to 987,863 across all 4 platforms; an average of 2,000 apps enter the marketplace each day (with numbers higher at end of year for holiday rush). In the last 12 months, Apple apps grew from 338,000 to 589,148. Similarly Android apps went from 115,000 to 319,774.

Here is the breakdown:                                                                                 

Platform  Total           Percentage of Total
Apple 590,138                      59.95%
Android 320,315               32.54%        
Blackberry                    43,544 4.42%
Windows 35,479 3.60%

About Mobilewalla

Mobilewalla is a deep search, discovery and analytics engine incorporating breakthrough technology to help consumers, developers and advertisers navigate the highly fragmented mobile application marketplace. Mobilewalla offers a real-time, independent rating and ranking system for every app in every category available in Apple, Android, Blackberry and Windows 7 stores, plus a new ratings system for the developers who write these apps. Mobilewalla brings navigability and standardization to the mobile app universe for the first time. For more information, visit mobilewalla.com or download the free app in the Apple or Android stores.

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