Social mobile app growth at 203%, only 31% in publisher-based apps

Social mobile app growth at 203%, only 31% in publisher-based apps

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The state of mobile

Gartner’s latest mobile industry report is out. Worldwide sales of smartphones to end users totaled 968 million units in 2013, an increase of 42.3 percent from 2012. Sales of smartphones accounted for 53.6 percent of overall mobile phone sales in 2013, and exceeded annual sales of feature phones for the first time.

 

 

We’ve interviewed some of these leading app developers and publishers in our Mobile Chat series.

And here’s a fun infographic on it from the folks at BlogMost.com.

 

Smartphone App Store Statistics
Courtesy of: Blogmost.com