An average Indian user installs no more than 32 apps (lower than the world average) and only 26% users have Hindi language apps. 9Apps, one of the most popular Android apps store with 140 million monthly active users worldwide, has released an apps trends and insight report on the Android app market. According to the data compiled, most mobile users continue to download apps via 2G network and prefer offline playback versus online streaming amidst sporadic connection. WhatsApp, Facebook, Instagram and UC Browser were the top apps of 2015 whereas Flipkart, Snapdeal, Amazon and Paytm remain the most popular ecommerce apps. 17% of all daily app downloads continue to be games – with car racing and action games being most popular. India is Asia’s fastest-growing mobile gaming market with revenues expected to cross 1 bn by 2018.
With this report, UCWeb, the maker behind India’s most used mobile browser – UC Browser, has also announced the launch of 9Apps Trends, India’s first comprehensive local app market monitoring service that provides app trends, data analysis and an in-depth market report. The monitoring tool will address the growing need for a comprehensive app industry analysis and help local app developers and distributors.
9Apps Trends is a public web facility with free access to all. 9Apps Trends, which includes Overall Ranking, New Ranking, Top Searched, Top Installed, and other indexes, well represents the app market movements of millions of users – 9Apps is able to process and interpret the huge data generated via over 18 million daily app distribution.
9Apps’ year-end report 9Apps India App World 2015 Year in Review, is available for download on 9Apps Trends, and shed lights on the booming app market. The report was compiled based on 9Apps’ internal and massive survey data. As a popular Android app market, 9Apps distributes over 18 million app download every day.