Flurry Analytics says that “6.8 million iOS and Android devices got activated around the world on Christmas Day,” Philip Elmer-DeWitt reports for Fortune. “According to Google’s Andy Rubin… 3.7 million Android devices were activated on Christmas Eve and Christmas Day… 700,000 Android devices were activated on Christmas Eve, [so] the number activated on Christmas Day could not exceed 3 million.”
P.E.D. reports, “If we can trust Flurry’s and Rubin’s numbers, that suggests at least 3.8 million iOS devices were activated on Dec. 25… But this is just guesswork. We’ll get hard numbers in January when Apple reports its earnings for its first fiscal quarter of 2012, which ends Saturday.”
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MacDailyNews Take: When an art lover, for example, asks for a Christmas present, they ask for original work from accomplished artists, not for bad copies, two for one, out of Korea.
[Thanks to MacDailyNews Reader “JES42” for the heads up.]