Analytic firm Distimo has released its report for June 2010, and the results are interesting. This may not be a surprise to Android users who have spent some time browsing the market, but a whopping 57% of Android apps are free. That’s an impressive percentage on its own, but it gets even better when compared to other app stores:
Amazing, right? Looks like the open mentality of Android pays off, as the Android Marketplace’s free rate is two times higher than anyone else's, excluding Palm’s App Catalog.
Surprisingly, though, Android paid apps don’t have the lowest average cost:
Regardless, the average Android app price is just 71% of the App Store’s average price, and 47% of the average Blackberry App World price.