Reportlinker Adds Smartphone Application Market Trends and Figures 2010-2013

Jun 03, 2010, 10:58 ET from Reportlinker

NEW YORK, June 3 /PRNewswire/ -- announces that a new market research report is available in its catalogue:

Smartphone Application Market Trends and Figures 2010-2013

Research2guidance report (26 pages):This report is a consolidation of the most important trends in the smartphone application market. It analyzes today's market sizes and provides market projections until 2013.

Smartphone applications have become one of the hottest topics inside and outside the mobile industry. Still the market is in its infancy. Comprehensive information about the market is rare. To provide a solid background for decision makers, this report explains the drivers behind the hype, analysis key trends and provides a set of key market figures until 2013.

The first section of the report describes the developments of the smartphone application market until 2009. This includes:

* Overview of smartphone applications number growth between 2007 and 2009.

* Total downloads numbers 2009

* Number of app stores 2007 - 2009

* Growth of pre-installed and downloadable app stores 2007 - 2009

* History of app stores launches between 2000 and 2009

* App market revenue for paid app downloads 2007 - 2009

* App price development for major platforms 2007 - 2009

* Main drivers for market growth 2000 - 2009

The second part of the report forecasts market figures and trends. This includes:

* Projections of mobile application market size till 2013

* Estimated numbers of smartphone application consumers for 2010 - 2013

* Smartphone application market revenue forecast 2010 - 2013

* Projections for download numbers of paid and free applications 2010 - 2013

* Average price development.

This section also explains the key trends in brief which will shape the app market in the next four years. This covers the development of the business models, the changes in the applied technologies to develop applications, the future of different platform types and the changes of the market structure.

Table of Contents


1. Preface (p. 3)

2. Scope of the Report (p. 4)

3. Market Background (p. 6)

3.1. Market Developments 2000-2009 (p. 6)

3.2. Trend Analysis: Why it all happens (p. 12)

4. Market Outlook 2010-2013 (p. 15)

4.1. Forecast (p. 15)

4.2. Key Market Developments (p. 19)

4.2.1. Business Model Trends: Paid Downloads vs. Alternative Revenue Sources (p. 20)

4.2.2. Application Technology Trends: Native versus Web-based Applications (p. 21)

4.2.3. Platform Dominance: End-to-End vs. Horizontal Platforms (p. 22)

4.2.4. Smartphone Application Store Market Structure: Oligopoly versus Competition (p. 22)

4.2.5. Content: Global versus Regional/Local Applications (p. 24)

5. About research2guidance (p. 25)

6. List of Figures (p. 26)

7. List of Tables (p. 26)

List of Figures


Figure 1: Scope of the Report (p. 4)

Figure 2: Number of Mobile Applications 2007-2009 (p. 7)

Figure 3: The Application Store Race (p. 8)

Figure 4: Number of Application Stores 2007-2009 (p. 8)

Figure 5: Number of Smartphones with Preinstalled or Downloadable Application Stores 2008-2009 (p. 9)

Figure 6: Average Application Price per Platform 2007-2009 (p. 10)

Figure 7: Share of Smartphone Applications Downloads per Store 2009 (p. 11)

Figure 8: Smartphone Application Market Size 2007-2009 (p. 12)

Figure 9: iPhone Shipments Before and After the App Store Launch (millions) (p. 14)

Figure 10: Smartphone Application Market Size 2007-2013 (p. 16)

Figure 11: Application Download Trends (Paid and Free) vs. Total Application Shoppers (Installed On-Device Store) 2007-2013 (p. 17)

Figure 12: Application Price Development 2007-2013 (p. 19)

Figure 13: Key Trends in the Smartphone Application Market 2010-2013 (p. 20)

List of Tables


Table 1: Pre- and Post Apple App Store Launch Application Market (p. 13)

Companies mentioned


-AT&T (MEdia Mall)











-Sony Ericcson



-Verizon Wireless



-China Mobile

-and others.

To order this report:

Portable Devices Industry: Smartphone Application Market Trends and Figures 2010-2013

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