Google started the 2013 Google I/O event with information about Android achievements. Android popularity has increased sharply. It reached 100 million activations in 2011 and 400 million activations in 2013. Now, Google announces that the number grows to 900 million.
In Q1 2013, 74.4% smartphones sold in that period are running on Android. There are 7 billion people on earth and Google wants to reach more than 10% of people around the world in the near future.
Switch to the app store for Android, Google Play. It has surpassed 48 billion downloads to date. 2.5 billion installs happened in the last month. Google has paid more for developers in past 4 months than all of last year. Revenue per developer also increases about 2.5 times compared to last year.