Android reaches 900 million activations: "The momentum has been breathtaking"

Android reaches 900 million activations:
Android has truly skyrocketed in popularity all over in the last couple of years and you can see that in numbers. Android activations stood at 100 million in 2011, grew to 400 million in 2012, and have now reached the mind boggling number of 900 million in 2013.

"It's a big number but we have to remember there are over 7 billion people on the planet — we have a long way to go," Android’s newly appointed chief Sundar Pichai said.

"The momentum has been breathtaking." Indeed. Just recently we heard that in Q1 2013, Android accounted for 74.4% of all smartphones sold in that period.

source: Google I/O

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17 Comments

1. zackh121556

Posts: 133; Member since: Feb 01, 2012

The numbers are Great! but so is Android....not a shock here!

6. SuperNexus

Posts: 127; Member since: Jan 18, 2013

Very well said...... numbers are always amazing when it's Android.

2. 1ceTr0n

Posts: 549; Member since: May 20, 2012

*que completely overused Vegeta over 9000 pics*

4. tedkord

Posts: 17452; Member since: Jun 17, 2009

I didn't know what that was, so I googled it. I still don't.

11. gmracer1

Posts: 646; Member since: Dec 28, 2012

Ditto

16. ncarlosmiguel

Posts: 206; Member since: May 14, 2013

It's a meme with vegetta and his google glass calculating force points of a.... oh well..

3. akki20892

Posts: 3902; Member since: Feb 04, 2013

one word: Impressive.

5. noim1

Posts: 297; Member since: May 15, 2012

Android IS the NXT Windows in Mobile Platform !!!

7. piyath

Posts: 2445; Member since: Mar 23, 2012

Great!!!

8. PhansMuneeb

Posts: 371; Member since: Jan 28, 2012

Android has been and will still grow in future at amazing rate

9. twens

Posts: 1182; Member since: Feb 25, 2012

Android is the mobile version of windows.lol

10. gmracer1

Posts: 646; Member since: Dec 28, 2012

Android, itself, is breathtaking ;-)

12. PhoneCritic

Posts: 1357; Member since: Oct 05, 2011

no surprise here. was expected

13. MiaHeatGrlONiPhone

Posts: 5; Member since: May 07, 2013

I cannot wait to cross over to the Android family! Ready for bigger and better!!!!

14. barondebxl

Posts: 180; Member since: Nov 04, 2011

That number is insane. Wow.

15. speckledapple

Posts: 902; Member since: Sep 29, 2011

Good god.

17. Shrihari

Posts: 104; Member since: Jan 29, 2013

Andriod the best competitor for apple which making it to innovate

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