Android Activations Now Over 900,000 Per Day, Rubin Confirms

By 05:16 Wed, 14 Jul 2021 Comments

An fascinating rumor was doing the rounds on the web yesterday, saying that Andy Rubin might be leaving Google and focusing on a startup company. The man himself quickly stepped up to refute it, bringing an update on the Android daily activations count in the process.

According to Rubin, he is only providing free office space to the mentioned startup and has no plans to join it now or at any point in the future. As for the more fascinating bit - Rubin bragged that Android is now getting over 900,000 daily activations, which represents an increase of more than 50,000 compared to the 850,000 number quoted at the last Mobile World Congress back in February.

The number has undoubtedly been boosted by the recent launch of the Samsung Galaxy S III, which has become a huge success in Europe and they acquire another bump, when the recent Samsung flagship lands in the US later this month. The HTC One lineup has also helped the growth, even if it failed to meet its ambitious targets.

The 900,000 activations per day add up to nearly 28 million droids srecent every month or just over 10 every second. And as we know, each phone is only counted once, so in the time it took you to read this article about 250 people purchased a shiny recent Android smartphone.




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