iOS and Android Users Spent Over 76 Billion Dollars on Apps: Top Most Downloaded Applications in 2018

New mobile applications of every type, shape and form are being created and developed almost every single day, since the demand for them is also constantly growing. iOS and Android users spend more time inside of the cyber world rather than in the reality.

2018 is almost over, thus, we can now look at some statistics and analyze what has happened at the app marketplaces so far. The research conducted by App Annie shows us interesting figures.

The downloads from Apple’s App store and Android’s Google Play Store have increased by 10% since last years, and are at around 113 billion. Meanwhile, the amount of money spent on buying apps or in-app purchases has increased by whopping 20% – this year the users have spent 76 billion dollars on apps.

The data analyzed was taken both from App Store and Google Play Store up to the 15th of December. The situation is not likely to change drastically in the last 2 weeks of 2018.

As for the apps that turned out to be the most popular in 2018 are as follows:

Here we can see an interesting feature, both in download and expenditure charts mobile games have outrun all kinds of messengers and social media apps.

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