Android users used to spend less than Apple users on the app store in the past. The tables have turned now. Recently, Google announced that the number of users who spend money on the Google Play Store has increased. The growth rate is 3% in a year. Now, Google Play Store is the largest app store in the world!
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On Friday, James Sanders, head of the Asia-Pacific region at Google Play Store, said in an interview that Google Store users have grown significantly in the last year, thanks to mobile payments more and more convenience. Google is also working with a number of banking institutions and mobile operators to make the process of payment easier for Android users.
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Google has been planning to return to the Chinese market since last year, and now the signs are more and more obvious. Not only does Google plan to set up an artificial intelligence team in Beijing, they have already added options in the Google Play Store in China. This will make it easier for the people in China to publish applications on the Play Store.
Developers have found that the Google Play Store Developer Console has added the “China” option. Sources said that in the first quarter of last year, Google China made a special group for the preparation of the China version of the Play Store. Earlier this year, Google signed an agreement with the domestic mobile phone manufacturers.
The Play Store is the largest software distribution platform right now. It reaches 2 billion Android devices. The users of Google Play Store have installed over 82 billion applications and games in the past year.