Android Market celebrates 10 billion downloads with 10-cent app sale
- — 08 December, 2011 01:28
Guess what? Your favorite Android app may be just 10 cents right now, thanks to the Android Market's 10 billion downloads celebration.
Google announced the milestone on its blog:
"This past weekend, thanks to Android users around the world, Android Market exceeded 10 billion app downloads—with a growth rate of one billion app downloads per month. We can’t wait to see where this accelerating growth takes us in 2012."
Ten-cent apps started popping up Monday afternoon, reports Android Central. It's not all apps--just a select few super-popular ones. The promo will reportedly run for 10 days, with 10 ten-cent apps per day.
Here's what's $0.10 today:
SoundHound (normally $4.99)
SwiftKey X Keyboard (normally $4.06)
Sketchbook Mobile (normally $0.99)
Paper Camera (normally $1.99)
Asphalt 6: Adrenaline HD (normally $4.99)
Endomondo Sports Tracker Pro (normally $4.00)
Fieldrunners HD (normally $2.99)
Minecraft - Pocket Edition (normally $6.99)
Great Little War Game (normally $2.99)
Color & Draw for kids:phone
So head on over to the Android Market--you can get all of these apps for just $1.00. The Apple App Store hit 10 billion downloads in March, and Apple celebrated by handing out a $10,000 iTunes gift card.