When it comes to manufacturer-owned application stores, price dumping has become the marketing method number one. Apps which used to cost 10$ now go for 3 at best, with very few apps being over 10$.
While stumbling across Apple’s iTunes Store, I found the following:
The app on place number 25 is a 900$ application for a vertical market:
Not much to add here – except that eliminating price pressure by competitors by going vertical still remains an option…