Which mobile OS’s apps make most money? Surprise! It’s BlackBerry
Originally posted on Gigaom:
BlackBerry(s rimm) development may be on steep decline, but the platform still remains a profitable one for the developers that have stuck with it. According to a new study from mobile analytics firm VisionMobile, the average monthly revenue from a BlackBerry app is $3,853, compared to $3,693 for iOS(s aapl) and $2,735 for Android(s goog).
Those figures are for the lower 95 percent of apps available in the market that have some kind of revenue model. In order to paint a more accurate picture of what a typical developer makes, VisionMobile lopped off the top 5 percent since those blockbuster apps would greatly skew the results.