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June 24, 2011 - Beijing

According to the recent research of Chinese mainland has become Apple's second largest application market after the U.S. But the free applications in the region are more popular than paid applications.

According data, in May the application downloads of the entire Asian region have increased significantly, while the number of Western countries has declined over the same period. points out that in the April of this year,Apple's iPhone sales in China grew by 250%, the United States increased by 155%. He also said that in the first half of the company's fiscal year the income earned from mainland China is nearly 50 million U.S. dollars.

South Korean market is very active, especially games. Although South Korea is not large, they are very enthusiastic to the mobile device. The country's mobile application downloads are "very high", the number per capita is even more than in Germany and France and other Western countries. The most popular applications in Asia are games.

Although did not provide too much information about a specific country or region, but in the past few months, China's mobile application downloads have increasedsignificantly each month. Since the December of 2010, Thailand downloads grew 40 percent, and India has increased by 27%.

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