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Apple says its App Store hit new records in 2019

January 8, 2020


Last year, Apple began focusing more on the products that are sold alongside its iPhones, such as subscriptions for its $4.99 per month Apple TV Plus video service and $9.99 Apple Arcade video game program. The company’s App Store has also continued its characteristically strong growth, particularly during the holidays.

Apple said developers on its App Store earned $1.42 billion during the week between Christmas Eve (Dec. 24) and New Year’s Eve, a 16% increase over the same period in 2018. Those sales included individual purchases of various programs, like the popular $3.99 Facetune selfie manipulation app, purchases of in-app items like tractors to help work your digital farm or subscriptions to music and video services.

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