iOS, Android activations surge 353% on record setting Christmas Day

“Devices running Apple’s iOS and Google’s Android platforms saw a huge spike in activations Christmas Day, growing 353 percent from average totals earlier in December,” Neil Hughes reports for AppleInsider.

“In the first 20 days of December, mobile device activations tracked by analytics firm Flurry were around 1.5 million each day,” Hughes reports. “But on Dec. 25, it identified 6.8 million new iOS and Android activations, representing 353 percent growth.”

Hughes reports, “Flurry reported earlier this month that iOS applications rake in 300 percent more revenue than their Android counterparts. That means for every dollar generated by an iOS application, a corresponding Android application brings in 24 cents in revenue.”

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[Thanks to MacDailyNews Reader “Dow C.” for the heads up.]

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