Google: manufacturers currently make 4000 different Android phones




There are currently more than 400 manufacturers who together make 4000 Android smartphones, Google claims in the publication of its figures. The company also announced that Google Search, YouTube, Android, Chrome and Google Maps are all more than a billion users.

Google emphasized the growth of the Android ecosystem by pointing out that it was launched in 2008 with a single device, the T-Mobile G1. “It has grown to more than 400 OEMs and over 500 carriers, making over 4,000 different devices,” the company from Mountain View The total number of different Android devices, not just smartphones that is in circulation, much larger. Research by Open Signal came last year more than 18,000 different devices.

Mobile and video are the fastest growers in the company, Google announced at the presentation of its quarterly results. Thus, the time users spend on watching YouTube videos has increased in one year by 60 percent and is then doubled for mobile videos.

Google’s quarterly revenue grew 11 percent to $ 17.7 billion, converted 16.3 billion. The majority of them, 16 billion dollars, still regards revenue from ads but other income, including that from the Play Store, grew by 17 percent. Google managed to reduce costs by taking on fewer staff and with costs compared to last year equal to 73 percent of sales. Partly because profit increased 17 percent to $ 3.93 billion.


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