Eric Schmidt, CEO of Google, announced to the Mobile World Congress that there are about 300,000 active Android devices in the mobile market.Here are a few numbers to take in:

  • 2008 - Android devices are released and within 3 years, users are in the hundreds of thousands.
  • 2010 - The Android Market jumps from $11 million to $102 million in 1 year!
  • The Android Market currently offers over 250,000 apps.

300,000 may seem like a significant amount of users, but the iOS is also growing rapidly. Apple’s App Store currently dominates 82% of app sales; however, the Android is unstoppable and will continue to make headway as a fierce competitor!  The next version of the Android, ‘Honeycomb’, is set to go on sale in fall of 2011.

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