Monday, March 20, 2023

Over 700,000 Android devices activated everyday

The Android operating system appears to be doing very well. Back in December 2010, we reported that over 300k Android devices are activated a day, a year later, there are over 700,000 Android devices activated everyday.

According to Andy Rubin, Senior Vice President of Mobile at Google, the activations are counted when a new Android phone is activated for the very 1st time.

“..For those wondering, we count each device only once (ie, we don’t count re-sold devices), and “activations” means you go into a store, buy a device, put it on the network by subscribing to a wireless service.” he said.

Looks like it will take a few months more before Google Android hit the 1 million mark.

[Source]– Andy Rubin

Kugan is the co-founder of MalaysianWireless. He has been observing the mobile industry since 2003. Connect with him on Twitter: @scamboy

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