Android now at 850,000 activations per day

Summary:Android device activations are now at 850,000 per day, according to Google's Senior Vice President of Mobile, Andy Rubin.Rubin made the announcement on Twitter earlier this morning:This is up 150,000 devices a day since Google announced in December of last year that it was activating 700,000 devices daily.

Android device activations are now at 850,000 per day, according to Google's Senior Vice President of Mobile, Andy Rubin.

Rubin made the announcement on Twitter earlier this morning:

This is up 150,000 devices a day since Google announced in December of last year that it was activating 700,000 devices daily.

To put 850,000 devices into perspective, that's nearly six million a week, or a whopping 25.5 million a month.

Google now also has 450,000 apps in the Android Market, up three fold since this time last year.

Back in December of last year I predicted that I wouldn’t be surprised if Google ended up activating 1 million Android devices daily by the end of 2012. That was based on Google now activating some 550,000 new devices a day. This official bump up to 850,000 per day makes the million figure much easier to achieve during 2012, in fact, I think it's inevitable, and may happen before June.

Anyone want to take a stab at when Android activations will surpass 1 million a day?

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Topics: Android, Apps, Google, Mobile OS, Security, Tablets

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