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10 billion downloads for the Android Market since its opening

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10 billion downloads for the Android Market since its opening
Imagine trying to wrap your head around the number 10 billion. According to Google, that is how many downloads have come from the Android Market since its opening. The number was reached this past weekend by Android fans who have been rewarded somewhat by Google's 10 cent sale on some apps. In the past 6 months alone, 4 billion apps have been downloaded from the Android Market with 7 billion downloaded since March of this year. That figure jumps to 8.5 billion since July 2010.

Some of the reason for these massive figures can be attributed to the 200 million Android phones that have been activated, a number that is growing by 550,000 per day. The Android Market does have some competition in the App Store which in July announced that since opening it had 15 billion apps downloaded. During the same month, RIM said that BlackBerry App World has had 1 billion apps downloaded since hanging its shingle.

source: AndroidDevelopers

The Android Market has had incredible growth

The Android Market has had incredible growth


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posted on 06 Dec 2011, 14:05 3

1. LewsTherin006 (Posts: 140; Member since: 18 Nov 2011)


thats a lotttttt of downloads.

posted on 06 Dec 2011, 14:05 3

2. Carlitos (Posts: 332; Member since: 23 Oct 2011)


THAT'S A LOT!!

BILLIONS!!

posted on 06 Dec 2011, 14:07

3. Larry_ThaGr81 (Posts: 294; Member since: 26 May 2011)


I was starting to wonder when this was going to be put up on this site. I've downloading 5 of today's 10 apps. I'm hoping tomorrow will bring different premium apps.

posted on 06 Dec 2011, 14:15 4

4. ilia1986 (unregistered)


Yippie kay yay, Motherfracker!

posted on 06 Dec 2011, 16:17 4

5. remixfa (Posts: 13930; Member since: 19 Dec 2008)


billions and billions served.

posted on 06 Dec 2011, 17:03

6. taz89 (Posts: 2014; Member since: 03 May 2011)


downloaded 3 of the 10p apps...

posted on 06 Dec 2011, 19:11

7. andro. (Posts: 1960; Member since: 16 Sep 2011)


The way android sales are going and taking over expect this figure to rise considerable even faster!! They will no doubt spike higher over the christmas period with presents being activated

posted on 07 Dec 2011, 11:03 1

8. Dmann (Posts: 165; Member since: 17 Oct 2011)


Yei, 10 more apps today!

posted on 07 Dec 2011, 14:11

9. imkyle (Posts: 1006; Member since: 18 Nov 2010)


Today is such a good selection of apps. Got 2 :-)

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