Exciting news for the Android fans: Google Android Market reached a new milestone as the total number of app downloads reached the 10-billion mark. According to Official Google Blog article posted on December 6, Android Market surpassed 10 billion app downloads over the weekend and they are still counting! Wow!
“This past weekend, thanks to Android users around the world, Android Market exceeded 10 billion app downloads – with a growth rate of one billion app downloads per month”, said Eric Chu, Director at Google’s Android Developer Ecosystem. “We can’t wait to see where this accelerating growth takes us in 2012” added Eric Chu.
To celebrate this 10 billion downloads milestone, Google said that they have partnered with some of the Android developers who contributed to this milestone and together they made a bunch of great Android apps available at an affordable price of 10 cents each.
Android apps like:
- Asphalt 6 HD
- Color & Draw for Kids
- Endomondo Sports Tracker Pro
- Fieldrunners HD
- Great Little War Game
- Paper Camera
- Sketchbook Mobile
- Soundhound Infinity
- SwiftKey X
will be available at the Android Market at an amazing price of 10 cents each in the next 10 days.
I am proud that I am part of those who downloaded those 10 billion apps!!!
Congrats to Google and the Android Market Team!!!