Crittercism Powers Ahead Announcing Record Growth and Key Partnerships in 2012; Unveils Latest Mobile App Performance Trends for Q4 2012

Feb 07, 2013, 12:00 ET from Crittercism

SAN FRANCISCO, Feb. 7, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Crittercism, the world's first Mobile Application Performance Management (APM) platform, announces hyper-growth for 2012 and unveils latest mobile app performance trends for Q4 2012.

Record Growth and Momentum

Crittercism achieved a record year in 2012, increasing its user registrations by over 740%. Crittercism also realized record volumes, with a 12,000% increase in app launches reaching over 35 billion and a 1,700% increase in overall devices analyzed, totaling over 420 million.

Furthermore, Crittercism introduced key platform enhancements by adding Windows Phone 8, Windows RT, HTML5 and Hybrid support to its list of already supported platforms iOS and Android. Crittercism also teamed up with key partners such as Appcelerator, StackMob, UserVoice and HelpShift to provide an even more robust, all-in-one solution for developers to build, deploy and monitor app performance across multiple devices and platforms.

"Reaching record growth numbers in 2012, Crittercism continues to push the mobile app envelope," said Andrew Levy, co-founder and CEO of Crittercism. "At Crittercism, we are fast becoming the one-stop shop for mobile app performance management. Our robust platform and recent partnerships make us an ideal tool for developers to navigate through the increasingly complex mobile app ecosystem."

Latest Mobile App Performance Trends Revealed

According to Gartner's recent report, Gartner Market Trends: Mobile App Stores Worldwide 2012 Forecast (August 17, 2012), smart device popularity drives opportunity for mobile app stores which by 2016 will reach 310 billion downloads and $74 billion in revenue, providing further evidence that the demand for mobile apps and in-app purchases will only continue to increase. As such, it is more critical than ever to ensure mobile apps are operating effectively and that developers have greater visibility into the many variables that cause crashes, and therefore affect user retention.

Launching its latest Mobile App Performance Trends Infographic for Q4 2012, Crittercism unveils:

  • Crash Rates: Android has a 1.76% Crash Rate and iOS has a 1.98% Crash Rate. Meanwhile, Android Jellybean has a 1.5% Crash Rate and iOS6 has a 1.15% Crash Rate
  • Best Performing iOS and Android Versions: iOS 5.0.1 and Android Jelly Bean 4.1
  • Worst Performing iOS and Android Versions: iOS 4.1 and Android Gingerbread 2.3.1
  • OS Adoption: 4.75% of Android users have adopted Jellybean and 66% of iOS users have adopted iOS6
  • Top 3 Performing Android Devices:
    • HTC One X
    • Samsung Galaxy S III
    • Samsung Galaxy Nexus
  • The Top 3 Performing Android Manufacturers
    • Samsung
    • HTC
    • Sony

For more comprehensive results and top tips, view the Infographic.

About Crittercism

Crittercism, based in San Francisco, California, is the world's first mobile app performance management (APM) solution that offers a real-time global view of app diagnostics and app crashes across iOS, Android, Windows Phone 8, Hybrid and HTML5 mobile web on over 420 million unique devices and over 35 billion app loads. The company's investors include Opus Capital, Shasta Ventures and Google Ventures.  Learn more @crittercism and

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