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Google Play, which replaced the Android Market earlier this year, is vying for the mobile app space throne against Apple’s reigning iTunes app store. This morning we reported that mobile stat tracker site AppAnnie.com had added Google Play to its offering of analytics, and to kick things off it has released the following infographic (click here to see the full-sized version).
iOS has been running relatively unopposed for the last few years, and as the graph above reveals, that doesn’t seem in danger of changing anytime soon. App Annie explains that both companies are seeing equal growth annually, which means Google has no chance of playing catch-up.
So what’s it going to take for Google and Android to catch up to Apple and iOS? Or is the iTunes app store the World of Warcraft of the mobile industry in that its success can never be reproduced?
For detailed charts of what’s doing how on the Android and iOS app stores, head on over to App Annie.
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