This New Year was found to be a boom for Apple in terms of Apple’s app purchases
The Apple Company released the end of the year app store numbers for the 2017.This time again the first day of the year as well as the holiday season was found to be a boom for the company in terms of the Apple’s app purchases. During the time period of December 24 to December 31 last year, the customers spent around $890 on the purchases of the apps. On the 1st January 2018 itself, the customers spent more than $ 300 million for buying the Apple’s app, beating last year sales of $ 240 million of the app purchases during the Jan1, 2017.So the Apple’s app store this time had the record breaking sales during the holiday season.
Apple boasts that during the time of New Year’s Eve, there were record number of purchases as well as app downloads
The marketing chief of the company stated that they are actually thrilled with the reaction of the consumers to the revamped Apple’s app store .According to the information released by the Apple, one of the most popular AR game Pokémon Go topped the list especially when some of the new and striking augmented reality features were introduced in the game. The company also stated that there are around 2000 ARkit enabled applications which are available on the App store .Some of the popular titles which are available includes the CSR Racing 2, Kings of the Pool and also the Stack AR, Wayfair, NightSky along with the Snap chat too. The company boasts that during the time of the New Year’s Eve, there were record number of the purchases as well as the app downloads that were witnessed.
There were more than one billion of app purchases made during the time of vacations
Well the iOS app developers were ranked in around $ 26.5 billion a figure which is around 30% higher than what the IOS app developers had earned last year. So there were more than one billion of the app purchases made during the time of the vacations alone. Looking at the last 12 months, the December month last year proved to be the most profitable for the company bringing in around $ 3 billion in revenue. In the year 2017, the iOS developers have earned around $ 26.5 billion when Apple designed its App store.
Presently more than 2000 of apps are being powered by ARkit which was added as a part of iOS 11
The improvement in the developer’s tool proved to be heavy contributors to their high end earnings. The Apple’s spokesperson thanked to all the highly innovative app developers who have created these great applications and made their contribution in changing the lives of people. At present more than 2000 of the apps are being powered by ARkit which was added as a part of the iOS 11.