Google hits 70M tablet activations

screen-shot-2013-07-24-at-12-12-07-pm

During last nights Chrome and Android event, Sundar Pichai announced that Google have now hit the 70 Million tablet activation mark. This is a pretty impressive stat and Google have also stated that more than 1 in 2 tablets is Android based.

To go along with this announcement Google had a few other pieces of information to share with us.

  • Over 50 billion app downloads, up from 20 billion last year
  • Revenue per user up 2.5x over last year
  • 1 million apps in Google Play
  • revenue increased by 2.5X for devs in last 12 months
  • Nexus 7 is over 10% of Android tablets
  • in Japan during ‘the holidays’ 45% of Android tablets in Japan were Nexus 7

screen-shot-2013-07-24-at-12-10-51-pm

About the author

Darren has a background in Computer & Information Science with a focus on database design and SQL scripting. He was first introduced to Android running various Android ROMS on his trust HTC HD2. He has since made the leap to... (read more)


  • vijay alapati

    I Really want to see nice tablet apps on android