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Google Play Store Hits 25 Billion Downloads

Took less than four years and only a few months longer than the Apple App Store

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Less than four years after launching, the Google Play store for apps and media today hit 25 billion downloads.

Google Play, which was known as the Android Market until March, hit the milestone in 1,435 days—three years and 11 months. By contrast, Apple's App Store reached 25 billion downloads in 1,334 days—just under three years and eight months.