Andy Rubin just posted the latest Android goodness on Google+. Apparently there are now over 700,000 Android devices activated per day around the world. And that’s not counting upgrades.
There are now over 700,000 Android devices activated every day
…and for those wondering, we count each device only once (ie, we don’t count re-sold devices), and “activations” means you go into a store, buy a device, put it on the network by subscribing to a wireless service.
Marcelo Camelo puts it well, when he compares these figures with projected Windows Phone sales:
So if you’re an Android developer, you’re serving a customer base that grows by nearly 5 million people per week, and over 20 million people monthly. That’s pretty incredible.