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Apple CEO Tim Cook shared some interesting stats when he took the stage recently (via Mashable):

  • Apple has six stores in China, bringing Apple’s total to 357 stores in 11 countries.
  • More than 6 million copies of Lion have been downloaded since it launched in July. This is 80% more downloads than Snow Leopard.
  • Macbook pro and iMac are the best selling noteboook and desktop in the U.S.
  • There are 60 million Mac users around the world. Apple has sold 45 million iPods so far this year (ending in June).
  • iPod marketshare in the U.S. is above 70%.
  • iTunes users have downloaded more than 16 billion songs.
  • iPhone has 5% of the Worldwide Mobile Phone market.
  • More than half of all iPhones that have been sold were iPhone 4s.
  • Apple has sold more than 250 million iOS devices.
  • There are 500,000 apps in the app store, 140,000 of them are iPad apps.
  • 1 billion apps are downloaded every month.18 billion apps have been download in the past three years.
  • Apple has paid $3 billion to developers (while keeping 30% of revenue on their apps).

And ThingLink created this cool infographic charting the history of iPhone which helps to explain some of Apple’s successful stats. (Infographic via Mashable)

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Nice infographic about who plays what types of games, including casual gaming on smartphones & tablets. Via Mashable.

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This is a nice infographic from AYTM which I found via Mashable.

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Interesting infographic which shows the share of Linux on desktops and Android on tablets and mobile devices.

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Created by: MBA Online.

Thanks to @CandiceParkson for sending this to me.

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This is a nice infographic from Discover Digital Arabia on internet usage in the Middle East.

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Thanks to TheNextWeb Middle East for sharing this.

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The Mobile Platform Race

This nice infographic from VisionMobile explores the following for each major mobile app platform:

  • developer mindshare
  • platform fragmentation
  • primary distribution channel
  • revenue index
  • revenue models

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This is a particularly relevant infographic seeing as most of the investment applications we receive at AppsArabia are to do with gaming. Thanks to Geekaphone, an online resource for the mobile industry, who put this together.

Some key stats:

  • The mobile gaming industry is predicted to reach $54 Billion by 2015
  • 84% of tablet owners play games
  • 70 – 80% of all mobile downloads are games
  • Android is soon to overtake Apple in number of total available apps
  • In-game purchases should overtake pay-per-downloads by 2013
  • Angry Birds has been downloaded 140 million times
  • Developers made $87 million in ad revenue in 2010 and will grow 10 fold by 2015

Click here to review the full details at DigitalBuzzBlog.

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This is a fabulous infographic from Chillingo, Chomp and 148Apps. Check out the Facebook page of 500,000 Apps.

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This is a really interesting infographic from IQPC which tells the story of social marketing & digital trends in the Middle East region for 2011.

Some key insights include:

  • the growth of Twitter users in the Middle East from 40,000 in 2010 to 5.5 million by the end of 2011, largely due to the unrest in some of the Middle Eastern countries
  • UAE boasts about 40% of the Middle East’s Twitter accounts
  • there are about 15 million Facebook users in Middle East (but this could be an under-estimate)

INFOGRAPHIC: Digital marketing trends in Middle East 2011

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Here’s a very nice infographic from Vision Mobile which cleverly shows the changes in top 5 OEM handsets over the last decade.

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No surprise that the smartphones are starting to take over ;-)

Click here to view the full infographic on the Vision Mobile web site.

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Our friends at VisionMobile have published a great new infographic & asked us to share it with you all.


A few months ago, VisionMobile published Developer Economics 2010 & Beyond, a research report that tracked the entire mobile developer journey – from app design & platform selection to market delivery and monetization.

Now they’ve presented the entire Mobile Developer Journey in a single graphic – brilliant!

Click here to get the infographic.

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