Google forecasts 70 million Android tablet activations by year's end
Sundar Pichai, Google's VP of Android and Chrome, throws out some big numbers at Google's breakfast event Wednesday, including 1 million apps available in Google Play and 50 billion downloads.
Google threw out some big numbers for its Android platform at its breakfast event Tuesday, highlighting the Internet giant's growing dominance over the global mobile market.
Sundar Pichai, a senior vice president at Google who oversees Android, Chrome, and apps, said Google expects more than 70 million Android tablet activations by the end of 2013. It's a huge jump from the end of 2012, when Google counted nearly 10 million tablet activations. Pichai also highlighted the Google Play Store's performance:
- 1 million apps in Google Play
- 50 billion downloaded
- Developer revenue has increased by 2.5 times per user in the last year
"Between Android and Chrome, we have a solution for all the computing devices that users have in their lives," Pichai said.Check out CNET's live blog of the press event.