3.7m Android devices activated over Christmas

3.7 million Android devices were activated on the weekend of Christmas Eve and Christmas Day, according to Google.

3.7 million Android devices were activated on the weekend of Christmas Eve and Christmas Day, according to Google.

Activations refer to new Android devices that, for the first time, connect to a telecommunications network.

"There were 3.7M Android devices activated on 12/24 and 12/25," Google's mobile mandarin, Andy Rubin, wrote in a tweet on Wednesday.

The activations follow Rubin saying on 21 December that over 700,000 Android devices are being activated each day.