News / 
Google: 500 Million Android Devices Activated Globally

Google: 500 Million Android Devices Activated Globally

By Mashable.com | Posted - Sep. 12, 2012 at 8:07 a.m.



This archived news story is available only for your personal, non-commercial use. Information in the story may be outdated or superseded by additional information. Reading or replaying the story in its archived form does not constitute a republication of the story.

Ahead of today's iPhone 5 event, all eyes are on Apple, but Google thought it would be a good time to remind everyone that Android, on the whole, is still bigger than iOS. According to Google's Director of Product Management for Android Hugo Barra, 500 million Android devices have been activated globally.
Barra, who shared the news on his Google+ account, also said that over 1.3 million Android devices are added every single day.
This number is even more amazing when you take into account that in July 2012, Google's Andy Rubin said 900,000 Android devices are activated every day, and in December 2011, that figure was 700,000.
Android can probably thank the huge jump in act Continue reading...
More About: android, iOS, trending

Read More ...

Related Links

Mashable.com

    SIGN UP FOR THE KSL.COM NEWSLETTER

    Catch up on the top news and features from KSL.com, sent weekly.
    By subscribing, you acknowledge and agree to KSL.com's Terms of Use and Privacy Policy.

    KSL Weather Forecast