Android Market: 250,000+ apps; Over 6 billion downloads

Apple recently announced that over 15 billion apps have been downloaded from its App Store by the more than 200 million iPhone, iPad and iPod touch users worldwide .

Now Google has shared some details about Android’s recent growth in its quarterly earnings.

“We had a great quarter, with revenue up 32% year on year for a record breaking over $9 billion of revenue,” said Larry Page, CEO of Google. “I’m super excited about the amazing response to Google+ which lets you share just like in real life.” (Read press release here.)

Susan Wojcicki, Google SVP and advertising chief, later disclosed that there have been 135 million Android devices activated to date, up from 100 million two months ago. She also said that the Android Market now has more than 250,000 apps and that Android users have downloaded more than 6 billion apps.

Source: Google.

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