Google Maps for iOS gets 10M downloads in just 2 days
The news was announced today by Jeff Huber, Google's senior VP for Geo and Commerce. Huber went on to give his team praise, saying:
10 million downloads in just the first 48 hours is pretty impressive, but we'd like to know just a bit more about that number.
that's not accurate. The number would be accurate if the Google download number were US only and if we went by the iOS sales figures from September. We don't know if the Google Maps download numbers are US or worldwide, but we do know that there have been a lot of iOS devices sold since September with the release of the iPhone 5, iPad mini, and iPad 4. So, the real number is somewhere less than 2.5%, but we're not sure how much. And, of course Google Maps will have seen quite a lot more downloads in the past week as well.Some sites are reporting that 10 million downloads represents 2.5% of all iOS devices sold, but
So, we can't break down the numbers properly, but it seems safe to say that Google Maps on iOS is a full on success.
source: Jeff Huber