At last year’s Google I/O, the company announced that 900 million Android devices were activated, and now this figures has hit the billion mark. Over a 30-day period, 1 billion people now actively use Android, according to Google’s Android and Chrome chief Sundar Pichai. Pichai revealed that phones are checked 100 billion times a day.
The selfie phenomenon is thriving on Android, with Pichai revealing that 93 million are taken every day with Android devices alongside the delivery of 20 billion text messages per day. Pichai was also keen to highlight that Android tablets account for 62 percent of world market share, up from 46 percent last year.