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Android is home to 1.4 billion, with 400 million new users since June

Google announces there are now over 1.4 billion users on Android, a big increase since the 1 billion back in June

By: Anthony Garreffa from Sep 29, 2015 @ 21:34 CDT

Google has just unveiled their new Nexus 6P and Nexus 5X smartphones, a couple of new Chromecast dongles, and unleashed Android 6.0 Marshmallow all this afternoon. But how many people are using Android?


According to Google CEO Sundar Pichai, over 1.4 billion active monthly users are now on Android. This is quite the increase from a few months ago, where back in June the company announced it had 1 billion users - indicating a huge 400 million additional users on Android. The company is expecting continued growth with Android, as smartphones becomes more affordable, especially under their Android One initiative.


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