Android Apps Are Priced Higher in Europe Than In The U.S. (Report)
January 26, 2010 at 08:58 AM EST
App store analytics company Distimo has released its December report on mobile apps, this time zooming in on the physical location of publishers in Google Android Market , and how the prices of their apps compares to those of developers in other countries. Distimo found that publishers in the Euro zone (Austria, France, Germany, Italy, The Netherlands and Spain) tend to price their applications higher than those in the United Kingdom, the U.S. and Japan. The average price of an Android app published by a developer in Europe is $4.42, which is 49% higher than publishers located in the United States ($2.96). For comparison, publishers in Japan price apps $2.28 on average, while the United Kingdom comes out at an average price of $3.31.