The Chinese Internet Aliexpress shop has become a leader in Russia in the number of downloads of free software among the official Google Play store for Android. It became known from the official statistics Google Play. Aliexpress works to promote your mobile app is for Android, iOS on it occupies only 18th place.
Aliexpress bypassed by the number of downloads in Google Play the most popular free services for mobile phones – social networks and instant messaging applications. The program is an online store allows you to buy Chinese electronics, clothing and other goods. Behind her in the Google Play free apps go social network “VKontakte” messengers Viber, WhatsApp and Skype, as well as social network “Classmates».
The site aliexpress.com is also popular in Russia. In February, his audience was 17.5 million people, it is the 10th in the number of users of the Internet project in Russia, according to market research company TNS.
The positions Aliexpress in the app store AppStore for iPhone and iPad is much weaker. It occupies the 18th place in Russia and inferior to the number of downloads is not only messenger, but the game “Simulator traffic cop” and the application of the Savings Bank, to be of service statistics AppAnnie.
The owner Aliexpess, the Chinese Internet company Alibaba, works to promote mobile applications for Andoid and regularly in Russia and China’s special events – for example, returns to the buyer for two dollars on every purchase. On the day of the Chinese sales November 11, 2014 through smartphones and tablets users Alibaba made more purchases than computers, said the representative of Alibaba in Russia, Mark Zavadsky.
According to App Annie, Russia became the first country in the world where mobile app Aliexpress reached a leading position in the number of downloads in Google Play. As explained by Zawadzki, China banned Google Play, users download mobile applications in stores manufacturers of Android-smartphone, and the official statistics Google these downloads are not included.