Which App Categories Spend the Most Time in the Background?

Which App Categories Spend the Most Time in the Background?

This report on apps running in the background is provided by M2 App Insight, a powerful community-based performance analytics solution. M2 App Insight utilizes a database of 2 trillion app performance data points from over 1 million Android apps to improve app life for consumers, app developers, carriers and device OEMs alike.

Does your app run in the background? If your app runs in the background, you could be using up vital resources that contribute to slower devices and faster battery drain. If consumers notice your app always running in the background while not adding any additional benefit, your app may suffer from reduced engagement and retention rates, as well as negative Google Play reviews.
Check out the following report regarding which app categories run the most in the background, reported by M2 App Insight, the most powerful community-based app performance and usage analytics system. This report was pulled from M2 App Insight’s database of over 2 trillion app performance data points on over 1 million Android apps from a global Android user base.
If you would like to learn more about how your app is performing among the global Android audience, go to www.M2AppInsight.com for your free report on your app.

Top Takeaways • Every app category runs in the background longer than it runs in the foreground. • Photography apps surprisingly run 94% of the time in the background, • Games tend to be among the highest resource-consuming app categories in the foreground, but run the least often in the background.

How does your app compare to the category average for runtime, CPU, battery, data, and more? Go to www.m2appinsight.com to receive your free report.

About M2 App Insight

M2 App Insight is a comprehensive mobile analytics platform for Android that delivers all new monitoring metrics and insights. M2Catalyst, the developer of M2 App Insight, has studied and collected over 2 trillion app performance data points on over 1 million apps from the robust M2 App Insight app performance database to improve app life for consumers, app developers, carriers and device OEMs alike.

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