In the midst of Google I / O in San Francisco, the company shared tidbit numbers of activated Android devices, of which there were as many as 400 million. By the time of last year's Google I / O, there were 100 million activated devices, i.e. over the past twelve months, another 300 million Android devices have appeared in the world.
The main point with which the organizers presented these numbers is in comparison with Apple's figures, which, although impressive (365 million), fall slightly short of Google's.
Google, albeit justifiably, boasts that an average of twelve Android devices are activated every second in the world, which translates into about a million new devices every day. Interestingly, at the moment Apple has stopped publishing information about the number of activations of devices on iOS.
However, there is a difference in counting the number of activations of Android devices and iOS devices, which is that Google's system update counts as a new activation. In addition, Google is not engaged in independent production of devices, but is only the supplier of the OS, which greatly facilitates its distribution.
Google also noted that a million NFC-enabled devices (a technology for wireless data transfer at a close (up to 10 cm) distance), which, according to rumors, will acquire the next generation of iPhone, are shipped every week.
Well, and the search giant's last boast was a map that showed significant gains in Android phone usage. Countries such as Japan, South Korea and France excelled in these indicators.