Apple’s Christmas gift – an 87 percent rise in app downloads

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Apples Christmas gift - an 87 percent rise in app downloads

(Credit: Distimo)

Apple certainly enjoyed a jolly Christmas, at least based on the number of downloads from its App Store.

Data out yesterday from mobile analytics firm Distimo revealed an 87 percent jump in iPhone and iPad app downloads on Christmas Day as compared with the average for the month. Sales from all those downloads rose by 70 percent on December 25.

The iPad seemed to be an especially popular gift this season, according to Distimo. App downloads for Apple ‘s tablet lineup grew by 140 percent on Christmas, compared with the monthly average, while revenue for iPad apps shot up by 83 percent.

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Apples Christmas gift - an 87 percent rise in app downloads

Apples Christmas gift - an 87 percent rise in app downloads

Apples Christmas gift - an 87 percent rise in app downloads

Apples Christmas gift - an 87 percent rise in app downloads

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