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.