Carriers activate 160,000 Android phones a day
The momentum behind Android shows no signs of letting up. In fact, the growth over the last month is the highest yet. Where will it plateau?
The Android momentum has kicked into even higher gear during the last month, thanks to phones like the
Speaking on Wednesday at the Android devices sold and activated every day. That's almost two phones every second. Even more impressive is that Android has grown 60 percent since about one month ago., Google Vice President Andy Rubin stated that there are more than 160,000
At last month's Google I/O conference, Vic Gundotra, Google's vice president of engineering, was first to officially pegged the number at 30,000 a day.at 100,000 per day. Jumping back to a February earnings call, CEO Eric Schmidt
The Android Market is also picking up steam. Last month Google announced its Android Market had 50,000 titles, now Rubin said that they're looking at 68,000 applications. If this 58 percent growth rate were to continue, we could see the Android Market hit the 100,000 milestone around the middle of August.
Looking forward, it's hard to see the momentum will slowing. With today's Droid X news, a, and a waiting in the wings, the interest isn't likely to wane anytime soon.