Android has taken over – a true fact. Any software application which runs on android devices like Android tablets, smartphones, google TV and other devices is starting to get perceived as a good app and has the probability of getting a larger number of downloads. Last year Android phone sales volumes soared higher than iPhone sales volumes. Google is marketing its Google Play store remarkably and sends off GooglePlay app with every Android OS which ensures all Android devices have access to the Android app marketplace. This brings forth great benefits, with more and more people loving these advanced android smartphones and helping in turn to spread the word.
The facts might be older as we speak – Android has powered hundreds of millions of mobile devices in more than 190 countries around the world. It's the largest installed base of any mobile platform and growing fast—every day another million users power up their Android devices for the first time and start looking for apps, games and other digital content.
Android users download more than 1.5 billion apps and games from Google Play each month, thus becoming the fastest-growing mobile OS. Every day more than 1 million new Android devices are activated worldwide. It caters to the diversified needs by building powerful, differentiated applications that use the latest mobile technologies, thus giving you everything you desire to build best-in-class app experiences and drive stronger growth in app consumption. Android apps have hundreds of millions of users across a wide range of devices right from phones to tablets and much beyond.
Android tools work wonders by creating flawless apps that look great and take advantage of the hardware capabilities available on each device. It automatically adapts to any user interface resolution to look its best on each device, while giving you as much control as you want over your UI on different device types. If you wish to get your apps in front of millions of users at Google's scale, then Android app development is the best choice.
Google Play is the top-notch marketplace for selling and distributing Android apps. Google is making more money off Android. If you want to publish an app on Google Play, you reach the huge installed base of Android. Google has created software stack for creating comprehensive Mobile Applications and Software to realize the full potential of one’s Mobile handset and its possibilities and therefore it has encapsulated all automation features in one OS called Android. Hence it’s a sure fire idea that developments are given the power and freedom to create customized mobile applications while taking advantage of everything that the mobile handset has to offer. Google Play revenue growth in the last month was 17.9% globally while iOS app revenue actually shrunk by 0.7%. Google has the highest Android activations around 700,000 a day. Last year it had $29.3 billion in revenue which is now being targeted at $36 billion to $38 billion range.
Android is growing faster than ever. Google 13% of total revenue is due to the android usage. No matter what you do, there’s no way to stop openness. A year ago around 20,000 new devices were being activated every day and the number has now grown to 340,000.
Android market share varies by location. In July 2012, Android's market share in the United States was 52%, and rose to 90% in China. Day by day more users are concerned with deploying their apps in android device as it is the hot technology and much in demand now.
According to Asymco Analyst a growth curve based on the data available, shows that Android has grown nearly three times faster than iOS. While iOS is available only on handful of devices, Android is available on more than 100 devices, the variety and diversity leads to the win-win situation for Android.
iOS growth is limited by the ramp rates of a limited portfolio of products. Android growth is limited by how quickly vendors can bring out products. In October 2012, there were approximately 700,000 apps available for Android, and the estimated number of applications downloaded from Google Play. In the second quarter of 2009 Android had a 2.8% share of worldwide smartphone shipments. By the fourth quarter of 2010 this had grown to 33% of the market, becoming the top-selling smartphone platform. By the third quarter of 2011, Gartner estimated that more than half (52.5%) of the smartphone market belongs to Android. By the third quarter of 2012 Android had a 75% share of the global smartphone market according to the research firm IDC. From September 2012, 500 million devices had been activated with 1.3 million activations per day. Android is surely getting on top in respect to other mobile technologies and getting more demanding by its extensive usable features.
Android app Revenue Analysis