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Google: 850,000 Android devices activated daily

Written by Andre Yoskowitz (Google+) @ 27 Feb 2012 13:52

Google: 850,000 Android devices activated daily Android continues to see accelerating growth.
Android boss Andy Rubin tweeted earlier this morning that Google is seeing 850,000 Android activations daily, up from 700,000 in December.

Additionally, the number of active Android devices is now at 300 million. The Android Market hit its own milestone, as well, 13 billion apps downloaded.

Looking back, the growth is extremely impressive. Back in November, activations were at 550,000. In June that number was 500,000 and in April the number was at 350,000.

During the Mobile World Congress event in Spain, handset makers have already unveiled over 30 new Android devices, most of which are running Android 4.0 Ice Cream Sandwich, the company's largest update to the OS, ever.

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