Yes, you read it right. It is used to color pre-painted drawings. But the most surprising thing is not what it is for or its quality, but the more than 10,000 downloads that has accumulated Luckily this figure has a trick.
Why does this app cost 350 euros and is it “popular”?
the developer Vadaaa It has a rather curious Google Play store. Much of its apps and games they cost 349.99 euros and they are simple copies of others with a mediocre quality at first glance. It doesn’t cheat or hide anything in the icons or images: what you see is what you will get.
What’s more, most of their apps start with “Most Expensive App…”, which translated means “The most expensive app”. He warns himself, he creates standard applications that should be free, but with a high cost in order to be exclusive.
The development cost of most of these apps or games are ridiculous, so with a single sale you could earn money. In the case of “Most expensive drawing game» offers a coloring app with 50 drawings taken from the Interneta very ugly and not very functional interface.
It is easy to find similar apps with much higher quality that offer all the content for free or with ads. But here the grace is to have «The most expensive app in the world».
The 10,000 downloads have a trick
If you enter the Google Play app you will see the price and a very curious figure: +10,000 downloads. The developer is not cheating anyone or faking the downloads. What it does is offer the app for free in a temporary offer from time to time.
Users find and download it to find out what it is, adding a download to the list. In other words, a large part of these downloads have not paid for the app. The really interesting thing would be to know the number of users who have done it, if there is any.
Be careful with this method, they could trick you
The case of Vadaaa and her 350 euro apps it is quite flashy and does not try to fool anyone. Of course, there are other developers who use this technique to sell you a camouflaged app that could be useless.
Some developers include titles and images that do not correspond to the final app, put a high but attractive price and use Google Play offers to accumulate “downloads”. Many users end up downloading an app for 20 or 30 euros due to the number of downloads it has, thinking that they will get something of quality.
Did you know this trick? when is it maximum you would pay for an app?