Originally Posted by holymadness
If I understand correctly, Google Play now has the same number of apps as the iOS app store, but generates only 1/4 of its revenue. Otherwise put, an iOS app will earn, on average, 4x more than its Android equivalent.
While I agree that developers are still earning more out of sales through iOS, your logic doesn't necessarily hold true. It would be perfectly possible for the Play Store to earn a quarter of the revenue with the same number of apps if it had only a quarter of the number of paid
Given that we know that ad-supported apps are much more prevalent on Android, it's possible that the disparity in revenue between the two platforms for a particular paid app is closing.