Google has announced that the Android Market has hit a new milestone, there have now been over 10 billion downloads from the Android Market, and according to Google, the total downloads are growing at a rate of 1 billion downloads a month.
This would mean that in 2012, Google is on target to double its 10 billion downloads to 20 billion by October of next year, and to celebrate this new milestone Google will be offering a new set of apps each day for just 10 cents each.
One billion is a pretty big number by any measurement. However, when it’s describing the speed at which something is growing, it’s simply amazing. This past weekend, thanks to Android users around the world, Android Market exceeded 10 billion app downloads—with a growth rate of one billion app downloads per month. We can’t wait to see where this accelerating growth takes us in 2012.
The 10 cents app celebration will last for the next 10 days, and some of the apps available include Asphalt 6 HD, Minecraft, Fieldrunners HD and many more, you can find out full details over at the Google Mobile Blog.