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Android now makes up 62% of tablet shipments worldwide

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SAN FRANCISCO — Today, Google announced that Android tablets now account for 62 percent of tablet shipments.

Google’s Sundar Pichai told the crowd at this year’s Google I/O conference that this number is up from 39 percent of tablet shipments two years ago, and up from 46 percent last year.

The technology giant is holding its annual Google I/O conference in downtown San Francisco, and during the keynote, Pichai was not shy about flaunting the company’s growing market share.

Other interesting numbers:

  • 42 percent of YouTube viewing is now on Android, up from 28 percent in 2013.
  • 235 percent  year-to-year increase in app installs for 2014.

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