10 billion downloads for the Android Market since its opening

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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9 Comments

1. LewsTherin006

Posts: 140; Member since: Nov 18, 2011

thats a lotttttt of downloads.

2. Carlitos

Posts: 626; Member since: Oct 23, 2011

THAT'S A LOT!! BILLIONS!!

3. Larry_ThaGr81

Posts: 477; Member since: May 26, 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.

4. ilia1986 unregistered

Yippie kay yay, Motherfracker!

5. remixfa

Posts: 14605; Member since: Dec 19, 2008

billions and billions served.

6. taz89

Posts: 2014; Member since: May 03, 2011

downloaded 3 of the 10p apps...

7. andro.

Posts: 1999; Member since: Sep 16, 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

8. Dmann

Posts: 165; Member since: Oct 17, 2011

Yei, 10 more apps today!

9. imkyle

Posts: 1111; Member since: Nov 18, 2010

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

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