Infographic – The History of Mobile App Stores

During the holidays iTunes Connect was shut down and no new apps publishing was possible, we took well deserved days off and worked on a nice history overview of most popular app stores of the world. Here it goes:

App stores have become the number one channel for distributing apps. Some app stores are more successful than the other. This detailed infographic illustrates the history and evolution of the five most successful Mobile App Stores – Android Market, iPhone App Store, Ovi Store, BB App World and Windows Phone Marketplace. Enjoy the infographic below.

History of App Stores

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Viktor, ShoutEm CEO