Ouriel Ohayon

108 apps per iPhone

January 28, 2011: 10:13 AM ET

A new survey charts the behavior of iPhone owners who use their apps 84 minutes per day

Source: Appsfire

Appsfire's Ouriel Ohayon has put together an infographic, copied in full below the fold, based on data from more than 1,000 Apple (AAPL) iOS devices registered and synchronized with his application discovery service.

The results, he says, should settle once and for all the debate about "who wins" -- web apps or native apps (the kind sold on the App Store). Winner, for now: native apps.

But they also say a lot about how this particular group of (presumably) heavy-duty iPhone, iPad and iPod touch owners spend their time.

Among his findings:


  • Apps set to overtake songs

    Based on current download rates, the crossover could come before the end of the year

    The chart at right, drawn by Asymco's Horace Dediu, compares two of Apple's (AAPL) signal developments: the growth of legal digital music downloads and the growth of downloadable mobile apps.

    Graphed on top of each other, by months since launch, the chart shows traffic on the App Store reaching in 2.2 years the same total -- nearly MORE

    - Sep 8, 2010 2:30 PM ET
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