81% Of Apps In Apple’s App Store Are Free, Paid Apps Average $1.49

Posted: June 23, 2010 in Apple, Gaming/Entertainment, Mobile, Technology

Some  new figures regarding apps in Apple’s App Store were released today by Gene Munster, Wall Street analyst with Piper Jaffray, indicating that roughly 81% are free, while the top 50 paid applications have an average selling price of $1.49.

Munster forecasts the average iOS app price to increase as developers start favoring the iPad, which currently carriers a higher average app price of $4.66.  These higher prices indicate why development may start to skew to those tailored for the iPad, as developers earn more on their cut. (see the rest of the story)

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