Mobile App World Numbers Infographic: Present and Future

Here at OSM you’ll probably have spotted that we do enjoy a good infographic, with recent examples being one about social media buzz at E3 for Sony, Microsoft and Nintendo and another about social networking and fast food consumption. Today we have a fascinating infographic for you about the state of the mobile apps world with figures for the present and future.

Mobile App World Numbers Infographic: Present and Future

The infographic was kindly supplied to us and created by ShoutEm, creator of Mobile App Builder and as a staggering figure of 5 billions apps were downloaded last year it’s reported that by 2013, 21 billion apps could be downloaded. There’s a ton of information included as you can see if you take a look at the full infographic next.

As you can see under top smartphone platforms Google heads the list with 31.2% although RIM is very close behind on 30.14% followed by Apple, Microsoft and Palm in that order. For top mobile phones it’s giant manufacturer Samsung in the lead with 24.9% followed by Motorola, LG, RIM and Apple. Angry Birds is the highest rated app while the top mobile category for the U.S. by number of users is social networking.

Take a good look at the infographic and tell us with your comments if you are surprised by any of the statistics and outcomes.

  • Leaver Fast

    For smartphones, Android for at least 50% in 2 years. Apple 25%, WP7 15%, RIM < 10%. Nokia may reestablish itself as a major windows phone manufacturer and take about a third of that 15%. LG may overtake RIM for No. 3 in smartphones (Samsung and Apple, No. 1 and 2).