App Store; On Track to Surpass iTunes Music Sales by March

By on Jan 17, 2011 at 9:56 am

A new report published by Horace Deidiu of Asymco revealed that at the rapid rate the App Store is growing, it is set to surpass the number of iTunes music sales by this March.

As you may all know, the App Store is closing in on it’s 10 billionth app download with Apple’s recent countdown promotion, awarding the winner a $10,000 iTunes Gift Card. According to Asymco’s figures, it took the iTunes music store approximately 67 months after its launch to achieve the 10 billionth figure. Dediu expects the App Store to reach the same number in just 31 months.

He also concluded that in an average, there are more than 60 apps downloaded for every iOS device out in the market. Does this number hold true for you? How many apps have you downloaded so far?

[TUAW]

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