Android is the most popular mobile operating system available right now. Apple’s iOS is at the distant 2nd place. Today in Google I/O Sundar Pichai showed us some interesting stats about the Operating System.
Shipment of Android is increasing day by day. In just last single quarter of last year 340 million Google’s OS powered phones were shipped. Android is not only about the smartphones. Today about 62 % of the tablets also run on it and it is for the first time that Android tablet market has grown this much. And now, 1 billion users use their Android device everyday. That is about 1/7 of World’s total population.
Not to mention the most popular app store, Google Play Store. It has seen 236% growth in app installs last year. Play Store has now more than 1 million apps and some of the apps has reached a download count of 1 billion downloads. Like recently Google Maps has passed 1 billion downloads on Play Store. Talking about tablets, more than 42 % of YouTube views came from Android tablets this year. This figure was 28 % last year.
Taking selfies is also a common thing now. 93 million selfies are taken each day with Android powered device. And people take 1.5 trillion steps each day with their Android phone.
These are the interesting stats about World’s most used mobile Operating System.