The iOS platform was the first to revolutionise the phone industry. Practically inventing their own market which has been a huge part of Apple’s new found success, the iOS platform still remains to be a top performer.
If you’re still wondering if it’s worth it to list your apps on iOS, you need to take a closer look so you can decide. Here are some of its advantages and disadvantages:
Apps on the iTunes Store have rigorous process for screening so quality is high
Walled Garden – Everything running on an iPhone is controlled by Apple. They advantage is that they can ensure a consistent experience on their devices however if your application doesn’t fit in with their agenda you cannot put your app on their devices.
Have to pay 30 apple tax on all app sales. We cannot broadly release an app on the iPhone for free without going through the ITunes store.
If you have an app for Private use then you still have to go through the Apple to install it on your employees phones.