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Nielson deprived some key stats regarding “the most popular apps on different smart phone platforms”. This describes momentarily the usage of different apps like face book, LinkedIn Pandora and Weather Channel. Whereas, noteworthy Apple’s iPod and iTunes apps has not yet been seen on several other platforms

Key Stats of Nielson:

  • 21% of American wireless subscribers have a smartphone at Q4 2009, up from 19% in the previous quarter and significantly higher than the 14% at the end of 2008
  • 14% of mobile subscribers have downloaded an app in the last 30 days
  • Average number of apps: Smartphone: 22, Feature phone: 10
    • BlackBerry: 10
    • iPhone:37
    • Android: 22
    • Palm: 14
    • Windows Mobile: 13
  • Games are the most downloaded – both free and paid
  • Facebook, Google Maps and Weather Channel are the most popular apps across smartphones
    • iPhones: Facebook (58%), iTunes (48%), Google Maps (47%)
    • Android: Google Maps (67%), Facebook (50%), Weather Channel (38%)
    • Blackberry: Facebook (51%), Google Maps(34%), Weather Channel (28%)
  • Social Networking: Facebook clearly favorite app, but MySpace is hugely popular among teens; LinkedIn attracts adults 25-44
  • News/weather: Weather Channel was used by 58%; age distribution across sites was similar, save for Time Mobile and Thomson Reuters
  • Shopping: Amazon and eBay lead (57% and 41%)
  • Search/Map: skew male, particularly Instamapper (80/20)
  • Music: iTunes, Pandora, Sirius XM appeal more to males, while Yahoo Music almost evenly split (51/49)

Above Key Stats describes that to build a better music player and music experience for Android

Google’s should purchase of Simplify Media.

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