Google Exec Reports 1.5 Million Daily Android Activations

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rrecine

Only had to beat Apple (stubbornness and arrogance gets you nowhere), Microsoft and Blackberry too late to the join the party.

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reaplove

Google is Giant and people love it. So the numbers automatically go up!

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hisqo

1.5 million daily activation is an unbeatable number I guess!! Reminds me of the days the BlackBerry used to dominate the U.S. markets, europe and the whole world after.That domination kept going for almost 8 years and I wonder how long Android may keep going.

By the way I'm not an Android user and I cannot stand it at all. Not supporting the iOS or the jerks of Apple but they truly produce a rock solid stable OS; I started using smart phones with the iPhone 4G and tried to shift to Android several times but I just couldn't :(

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stoneyguy

I wonder if people loading custom ROMs on their android devices count as "activations"? That could inflate the numbers quite a bit.

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AETAaAS

Activations are only counted on new devices. Not flashing ROMs, resetting the phone or otherwise because an activation is tied to a unique hardware identifier IIRC.

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athlon11

Started with a Motorola Droid, moved to a Samsung Galaxy Nexus and also have a GalaxyTab 10.1 and Nexus 10, so yes, I use Android a lot.

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majorsuave

I do use Android on 2 different phones: one entry level LG from 3 years back and one flagship Samsung from last year.

Looking to get a cheap tablet sometime soon.

I work with mobile devices so I get to see most of the flagships... which is nice, can`t wait to see the updated Nexus 7

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