Arabnet Published a new report during its digital summit in Dubai, which revealed that UAE occupies the first place in terms of shopping apps download in the region.
In addition to the Gaming apps, which continued to dominate with 60% of users compared to 37% for social media related apps.
About 51 % downloaded more than five apps per month in the UAE, followed by Egypt and Lebanon.
The report also pointed out that UAE dominated the region with Arab and Western expats recording the most downloads.
What is surprising in the report! is that low-income users downloaded more apps compared to those higher income.
The participants at the “Arabnet digital summit” expected that in the next few years games and video apps will acquire great popularity, while ” Souq ” , ” Namshi ” and ” dubizzle ” shopping-related apps were the most downloaded apps in the UAE.
Whereas Video related apps dominated the app profile in Saudi Arabia, with Snapchat, YouTube and video browsers ranking high in the list.