Lastly, estimates for the Windows installed base showed there are more than 1.25 billion devices running all different versions of Microsoft's platform. Android on the other hand grew to more than 400 million devices in total around the end of June.
The difference is huge, but what's even bigger is the pace at which Android is currently outgrowing Windows device sales. There are over 900,000 Android devices activated each day and soon that number is expected to reach a million.
Microsoft is definitely well aware of how quickly Google's platform is becoming the new dominant global force and might need to make drastic changes like the rumored ultra low priced, $199 Surface RT tablet. Right below, you'd find more details on the mobile landscape alone, all courtesy of analyst and ex-Nokia top manager Tomi Ahonen.
source: Communities Dominate Brands