Latest stats shows Google Play Store leading in downloads, but Apple App Store on top for revenue


App Annie has released the latest quarterly look at the Google Play Store and the Apple App Store. For the three months ended in June, Android users downloaded 85% more apps from the Google Play Store than iOS users did from the App Store. But when it comes to bringing home the bacon, the App Store does a better job than its Android counterpart.

For the second quarter, the App Store recorded 70% more revenue than the Google Play Store. App Annie cites the abundance of cheaper Android phones and the success of the platform in emerging markets as one of the reasons for the difference between …