You are also more likely to get better quality applications. Think about it, if you are a quality prideful developer, when someone asks you where is your app your going to say Iphone the gold standard. You might say and it's on Android.
Now if you want to make money, the stats also say go gold standard.
P.S. I owned an Iphone before there was an Iphone, what did I own?
Why it's harder to make money on Android than on Apple's iOS
Out of 72,000 paid apps in Google's Android Market, only two have sold more than 50,000 copies
80% of Android paid apps have sold fewer than 100 copies. Source: Distimo
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What that report didn't mention, as Roughly Drafted's Daniel Eran Dilger pointed out in a pungent analysis entitled "Distimo polishes the Android turd," is that the App Store is generating billions for developers, while hardly anybody is getting rich in the Android Market.