A new mobile application report by Nielsen has indicated considerable increase in Smartphone usage along with the stats for the most popular applications. More than 4,200 people who had downloaded a mobile application in the last 30 days were surveyed.
The survey revealed that 21% of American wireless subscribers own Smartphones. Also it indicates that the average number of apps that a feature phone user has on his or her device is 10, while the average number of apps a Smartphone user has is 22.
An elaborate report follows showing the average number of installed apps based on Smartphone OS:
- BlackBerry: 10
- iPhone: 37
- Android: 22
- Palm: 14
- Windows Mobile: 13
The most popular apps across most Smartphones were maps, weather, Facebook and music, which seemed consistent in this report.
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