Android App Market hits 20K

androidmarket4 The Number of Apps on the Android has hit 20,000 which by comparison, Apple Apps are now at 100,000. This is good news for Android users as it looks like finally the google platform is finally starting to make a dent on the ever popular Apple platform.

The figures were collected and crunched by Android-focused website, Androlib, which hasn’t said where it got its figures. It has however been tracking Android apps since its launch as Googld doesn’t disclose statistical data related to Android.

Nearly a third of those applications are paid for and according to Androlib, the end of November 209 saw a spike when more than 350 applications and games were published on a single day.

Finally, the overwhelming number of applications in the market – 85 percent – are non gaming. Android Market passed the 10,000 app count back in July 2009. 2010 is going to be a pretty exciting year for the Android platform, bring on the Nexus!


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