Apple's App Store Reaches 800,000 Apps According to Canadian Startup AppHero

Last week, BlackBerry unveiled that its next-gen mobile platform, BB10, now boasts 100,000 mobile apps in its ecosystem.

And while that's an impressive number considering the age of BB10, it appears that Apple has reached a milestone of its own: 800,000 apps. According to Canadian startup AppHero, the 1,720-day-old App Store achieved the number today.


SEE ALSO: AppHero Raises $1.8 Million from Omers Ventures

AppHero says that there are 690,000 iPhone apps and 333,000 iPad apps (universal apps account for the overlap), and those apps—56% of which are free—have been built by a total of 207,000 developers, the average of which has released 3.8 apps.

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Check out more App Store stats from Toronto's AppHero in the infographic below.

AppHero, Inc.
Toronto, Ontario, Canada

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Knowlton Thomas

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Knowlton is the managing editor of Techvibes and author of Tempest Bound. Based in Vancouver, Knowlton has been published in national publications and has also appeared on television and radio. Previously he was an editor for New Westminster weekly The Other Press and served on its board of directors. When not working, Knowlton enjoys hiking, tennis, and martial arts. more

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