OpenAI recently made waves in the tech world with the release of its highly anticipated ChatGPT app on iOS in the United States. According to a recent survey conducted by data.ai, OpenAI’s ChatGPT app has garnered nearly 500,000 downloads in less than a week.
This staggering number highlights the immense popularity of the AI-powered chatbot service, even with its initial launch restricted to a specific platform and region. The ChatGPT app has quickly emerged as one of the most sought-after applications this year and the previous year, showcasing its broad appeal and widespread interest among users.
The road to the official release of the ChatGPT app on the App Store has been a long one. During this time, numerous ChatGPT clones and other AI chatbot apps have emerged on the platform, attempting to meet the demand created by the absence of an official OpenAI app. These unofficial apps, often referred to as “fake ChatGPT apps,” have demonstrated the growing market for AI chatbots and the eagerness of users to engage with such services.
The success of the ChatGPT app thus far hints at even greater potential when an Android version becomes available. Although OpenAI has not disclosed a specific timeline for the Android release, the company has confirmed that it is currently in progress. Additionally, as the app expands its availability to more regions, the number of installations is expected to soar even higher. The recent expansion has made the ChatGPT app accessible in 30 countries and regions worldwide, further broadening its user base and amplifying its reach.