Android Market Hits 10 Billion App Downloads with a Growth Rate of One Billion App Downloads PM

This past weekend, around the world, Android Market exceeded 10 billion app downloads--with a growth rate of one billion app downloads per month, revealed Eric Chu, Director, Android Developer Ecosystem."To celebrate this milestone, we partnered with some of the Android developers who contributed to this milestone to make a bunch of great Android apps available […]

This past weekend, around the world, Android Market exceeded 10 billion app downloads--with a growth rate of one billion app downloads per month, revealed Eric Chu, Director, Android Developer Ecosystem.

"To celebrate this milestone, we partnered with some of the Android developers who contributed to this milestone to make a bunch of great Android apps available at an amazing price," he said.

Gooogle for the next 10 days offering a new set of apps available each day for only 10 cents each.

"Today, we are starting with Asphalt 6 HD ($6.99), Color & Draw for Kids ($0.99), Endomondo Sports Tracker Pro ($3.99), Fieldrunners HD ($2.99), Great Little War Game ($2.99), Minecraft ($6.99), Paper Camera ($1.99), Sketchbook Mobile ($1.99), Soundhound Infinity ($4.99), Swiftkey X ($3.99)," informs Google.

10 billion is an impressive figure, the number of downloads was 1 billion in July 2010, however, it's still lower than the number of downloads from Apple's App Store. Apple in January, had announced that over 10 billion apps have been downloaded from the App Store. In July, the number grew to 15 billion downloads and it's likely that Apple will soon announce 20 billion downloads.

Here is the infographic:

Infographic: Android Market exceeded 10 billion app downloads—with a growth rate of one billion app downloads per month