Instagram on Android is now past 1 million downloads and it’s not even been a day

Instagram on Android is now past 1 million downloads and it’s not even been a day
Instagram for Android finally launched yesterday, after months of being in development and plenty of envious Android users rushed to download it. It’s been a huge success from the very beginning and now it’s broken the 1 million download mark earlier than 24 hours after it’s on Google Play.

And for a good reason - the application has a similarly stellar photo editing options on Android, and it’s a free download.

Instagram on Android is now past 1 million downloads and it’s not even been a day
Instagram on Android is now past 1 million downloads and it’s not even been a day
At such a pace, Android downloads of Instagram could quickly pass the 30 million downloads the app has generated on the App Store, but it’s still way too early to tell.

Probably the best thing about the application is that it’s backwards compatible with devices running on the now ancient Android 2.2 Froyo that support OpenGL ES 2.0. Have you tried it already?



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21 Comments

1. the_s2

Posts: 239; Member since: Nov 22, 2011

Yes!! lots of room for improvement... overall, good app. and today got its first update after release with lots of bug fixes.

2. protozeloz

Posts: 5396; Member since: Sep 16, 2010

indeed

3. frydaexiii

Posts: 1476; Member since: Dec 01, 2011

Yay! Now I can be a creative professional photographer like those hipster baristas! Yeah, It's a good app and all, nice filters and stuff but what's the big hype about it anyway?

5. protozeloz

Posts: 5396; Member since: Sep 16, 2010

that could be hard to explain........

4. iamcc

Posts: 1319; Member since: Oct 07, 2011

Honestly, the best feature of Instagram is that for every one download there are 5 pissed off iPhone users complaining on Twitter that their "club" is no longer "special". I love the simple things in life...

6. andro.

Posts: 1999; Member since: Sep 16, 2011

if ifans don't feel 'special' with their iphone then the charm is gone and all the money spent on it to have the 'privilege' of owning one has faded away and so has the much sought after public acceptance........its can be a tough life these days for ifans

8. iamcc

Posts: 1319; Member since: Oct 07, 2011

Yeah dude, I thought my girlfriend was exaggerating when she said that all of the tweets about #instagram were negative ones from iPhone users. When I actually looked I was blown away... Literally pages upon pages of exactly this: "EW!!! Android has #instagram? OMG GROSS!" It made me feel warm and fuzzy inside.

9. Virile

Posts: 38; Member since: Mar 01, 2012

I have an iphone myself but it makes me laugh when i see people think just cause its an iphone it should be superior(sp?) to everything else

13. gallitoking

Posts: 4721; Member since: May 17, 2011

yeah fandroids enjoy.. we already did

17. taco50

Posts: 5506; Member since: Oct 08, 2009

Congrats on getting yet another app a year after Apple

18. frydaexiii

Posts: 1476; Member since: Dec 01, 2011

and no congrats that you'll never be getting anything Androids can do ever.

19. remixfa

Posts: 14605; Member since: Dec 19, 2008

yes, twitter with pictures is the most important app ever!!! i cant believe i lived without it! so much more important than multitasking and electronic freedom! oh wait..

21. taco50

Posts: 5506; Member since: Oct 08, 2009

Maybe by 2013 you'll get Hulu

7. putes

Posts: 38; Member since: Nov 03, 2011

I think this demonstrates for a lot of iOS developers that there are riches to be made in the Android market. And if you are first, you can control the market.

10. protozeloz

Posts: 5396; Member since: Sep 16, 2010

if many fanboys release games and apps from iOS to android many will be neck deep in gold

11. xfire99

Posts: 1205; Member since: Mar 14, 2012

Keep the invasion up all Droids fans:http://www.buzzfeed.com/katienotopoulos/iphone-users-disgusted-by-android-instagram Have read alot flamewars, but this take the prize and the truth identity of some iphone idiots.

12. kcombs

Posts: 275; Member since: Dec 15, 2010

lets see. 27M iOS users in the few years the app has been out. and over 1M Android in less then 24hrs.. Android developers get with it! *edit* iOS is up to 30M. whatever..

14. gallitoking

Posts: 4721; Member since: May 17, 2011

that happens when is touch by Apple.. first... dont hate... enjoy

15. DroidSU

Posts: 3; Member since: Apr 04, 2012

gallitoking.... stop trolling

16. gallitoking

Posts: 4721; Member since: May 17, 2011

trolling I had no idea I was trolling... was not aware that expressing my opinion was trolling....

20. remixfa

Posts: 14605; Member since: Dec 19, 2008

i downloaded it to see what the fuss was about. its twitter with pictures. its neat and all. It still needs a few bugs worked out and some features added before it becomes something i use semi-regularly

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