Distimo, a provider of mobile application analytics solutions, today published it’s monthly report for April, focusing on data from Apple’s App Store in relation to the iPhone and iPad usage in the U.S.
Among some interesting tidbits included in this month’s report; the number of applications in the Apple App Store for iPad has grown to 4,870 since its release on April 3rd. In the last two weeks alone, the number of iPad applications has grown by 32.7%.
In terms of type, the largest application category on the iPad is “Games” with 1,577 titles (32%), followed by “Entertainment” and “Books” with 455 and 396 titles, respectively. E-books will undoubtedly be a huge growth area for iPad apps.
Interestingly, the report indicates that of the 186,414 applications in the App Store for iPhone, 73% are paid, while 80% of the 4,870 applications for iPad are paid. An app for iPhone costs $3.82 on average, as opposed to $4.67 for iPad, and “Medical and Finance” applications are the most expensive at $42.11 and $18.48 on average, respectively.
There’s much more in the actual report, which can be downloaded here.