Why Apple Is Raising App Prices In UK

Mobile app stores in China now require registration

There will be a lot of people complaining about price rises Apple just announced for apps and in-app purchases in the United Kingdom (along with India and Turkey). Consumers are also more willing to pay for subscription services in-app now rather than outside of the app store, e.g. As consumer behavior continues to shift increasingly app-first, the Retrospective Report provides app market and category insights to better run mobile businesses.

Overall, publishers saw revenues of more than $35 billion across the iOS and Android app stores, with China again contributing in a major way to this uptick. As far as Apple is concerned the two currencies have reached parity.

Apple is notifying developers of the changes this week, confirming that it will affect apps in both the iOS and Mac App Stores.

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The app industry is continuing to grow, according to a new year-end analysis from app intelligence firm App Annie, out today, which found that app downloads, time spent in apps and revenue grew across the board over the course of 2016.

In 2016, according to the report, China became the largest market in terms of iOS App Store revenue. The price hike is a result of a weak pound exchange rate following the Brexit vote. Three out of the top 5 apps of 2016 -Spotify, Netflix, and HBO NOW - based on worldwide iOS and Google Play revenue were all streaming apps.

All that smartphone activity has done wonders for the mobile-app economy. Venmo's monthly average users doubled from October 2015 to October 2016. An app that was worth $0.99 now will cost £0.99 (up from £0.79).

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The bulk of the 2016 money generated went to games-some 75% of revenue on IOS and 90% on Google Play, with the smash hit Pokemon Go picking up the lion's share of it.

In writing this piece, I made a decision to open my iPhone and see how many of my apps get opened monthly and come to 25, with a handful that get daily usage. Over 700,000 registered members rely on App Annie to better understand the app market, their businesses and the opportunities around them.

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