Hike Messenger, Flipkart app download by more than 50 Million users on Google Play: On the first week of February, 2016, Flipkart crossed the 50 million installs mark on Google Play, thereby becoming the first Indian app to achieve this milestone.
The announcement of this achievement was made by Flipkart on this Friday and this claim was confirmed and verified by the statistics which are presented on Google Play. The statistics shows more than 50 million downloads of this Indian online shopping app. Flipkart is not the only Indian Online Shopping App, there are other similar apps like Amazon India and Snapdeal. According to the statistics, Amazon India and Snapdeal have not yet crossed the 50 million mark, they have 10-50 million downloads on Google Play up till now.
The other e-commerce app, Paytm, which is an online payment app, also claimed that it had crossed the 100 million user landmark in August, 2015. Whereas, the Instant Messaging App Hike, achieved the 100 million user landmark in January, 2016.
Hike Messenger is an Indian App and also the only other Indian App to have crossed the 50 million download mark on Google Play. A spokesperson of Hike has told Gadgets 360 that the company had achieved this success on February 14, 2016, which makes it the second Indian app and Flipkart the first Indian App to cross the 50 million download mark on Google Play.
Flipkart is an Online Shopping App which has a customer base of 50 million and it has 80,000 registered sellers on its platform. Flipkart deals with more than 30 million products in over 70 categories. The reports of Morgan Stanley on e-commerce stated that Flipkart has 45 percent market share in India, which is more than the shares of Amazon, Snapdeal and Myntra combined.
According to the reports of Web traffic and analytics firm Similar Web, Flipkart is the leading online shopping app in the Indian market. The reports also states that Flipkart and Myntra have around 63 per cent share of visits in the country.
Flipkart has crossed the 50 million downloads mark on Google Play and it continues to increase its download count. And it is expected that it will soon reach the 100 million download mark.