Android Market Overtakes Apple App Store for Free Applications

According to Distimo reports, Android Market now has more free apps than on Apple’s App Store. Google Android Market now has 134,342 free applications, compared to Apple’s 121,845 free applications.

Apple had slightly more that 333,000 iPhone applications in its App Store in March, but Google’s Android Market boasted 206,000 apps and was growing fast. The Android Market is going to take over as biggest application store in terms of quantity of apps in about five months.

Distimo predicted that Apple’s App Store would be moved to second place, followed by Windows Phone 7 Marketplace and BlackBerry App World. Distimo expected Windows 7 Marketplace to leap ahead of BlackBerry and Ovi by October.

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