Google Duo hits 50 million downloads on Android


Google Duo is proving to have longer legs than the ill-fated Allo, outperforming its texting app counterpart both it in terms of number of downloads and sustained popularity.

Duo has had it easier right from the get-go, be it because it wasn’t going against as many established competitors, or because it was a more well-rounded package, but Duo has been doing quite well for what it is.

And now Google’s one-to-one video calling app has passed another important milestone – 50 million downloads on Google Play. Although the number of downloads itself is not indicative of the app’s user attachment rate, AppAnnie’s historical rank data shows that Duo is maintaining a consistent position in the overall top 250 chart for U.S. apps. It is also currently the 10th most popular Android communications app in the U.S.


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10 Comments

1. Nopers unregistered

Now if only 50 million people used it. I know I downloaded it and deleted it after because I had no use for it.

2. hey07

Posts: 2; Member since: May 03, 2017

I wonder if there are even a million people use it. I downloaded and delete it right way on 2 devices.

8. bobby84

Posts: 595; Member since: May 13, 2016

I don't video call but have it downloaded and others I communicate with to download it. So if I need to use it I can. It's rare because no one wants you to see them. Only useful to see kids or if you out shopping the person on the other end can show you what they want

3. Tziggy14

Posts: 624; Member since: Sep 02, 2014

No different than Google Play Music achieving a billion downloads because they of pre-install requirements. Lets see the active users.

4. SuperAndroid507

Posts: 361; Member since: Jan 06, 2014

I don't even know two people that actually use it.

5. sb311

Posts: 10; Member since: Aug 19, 2011

I actually use it with a few people.

6. Settings

Posts: 2943; Member since: Jul 02, 2014

"few"

7. HumbleJ06

Posts: 98; Member since: Aug 10, 2015

I use Duo and Allo daily. Great apps for me and the family to use. Can't wait till Google adds a little more polish to both.

9. trojan_horse

Posts: 5868; Member since: May 06, 2016

"I use Duo and Allo daily." So that means you're under Google's surveillance, daily!

10. joey_sfb

Posts: 6794; Member since: Mar 29, 2012

I use Allo daily, Duo i tried but not into face to face chat so nope. What's App! and Allo is my daily driver.

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