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Evolution of the Android Market

Following the success of Apple's App Store is no easy task, but the Android Market has proven to be a worthy competitor. Android's open-source nature and selection of phones has attracted developers and consumers alike, with more than 150 million Android devices activated worldwide and over 295,000 apps available in the Android Market as of September 2011. Experts predict that the Android Market will overtake the App Store in both app growth and downloads per year, with an estimated 8.1 billion downloads from the Android Market in 2011.


Learn more about the growth of the Android Market and how it's positioned to become the industry leader in the infographic below.



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