According to new research from Distimo, app prices are dropping, and free apps are becoming more popular. During 2010, the average price for an iOS app dropped 12 percent, and Blackberry apps plunged 24 percent. While Android apps actually increased 1 percent overall, prices on the top 100 Android apps dropped 9 percent. Across all platforms, average app prices dropped by 16 percent.
Meanwhile, the top free apps were downloaded about 3 million times per day, while paid apps generated just 350,000 downloads per day.