Android Market beats Apple App Store in total number of Apps

The Android Market has beaten the Apple App Store in the number apps available. The Android Market has about 134,000 free apps, while the Apple App Store for iPhone offers 121,000 free apps. However the Apple App store leads in the total count, having about 3 times as many paid apps as the Android market.

The iPhone and iPad sections of the App Store combined hold 367,000 apps and still growing. Distimo’s estimates that the Android Market is expected to overtake it in total apps soon – in five months or so. Other smaller App stores like the BlackBerry App World is expected to gain and be ahead of Ovi Store by the end of next month and a couple of months after that, the Windows Phone 7 Marketplace will get pass the Ovi Store as well.