Android Developers Bemoan Paid App Limits

Android Developers Bemoan Paid App Limits

Android developers can only sell their apps to users in Australia, Austria, Canada, France, Germany, Italy, Japan, Netherlands, New Zealand, Spain, Switzerland, United Kingdom, and the United States. That may seem like a substantial list, but iPhone developers can sell apps in 90 countries. And those who create apps for Nokia’s Ovi Store can sell their wares in “most” of the 190 countries served by the store.

In addition, Android developers must live in one of 9 countries in order to sell apps on the Android Marketplace.

Those restrictions have developers complaining in Android forums. One noted, “[W]e have moved on and are happily targeting iPhone and Windows Phone devices instead.”

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