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Ahead of today's iPhone 5 event, all eyes are on Apple, but Google thought it would be a good time to remind everyone that Android, on the whole, is still bigger than iOS. According to Google's Director of Product Management for Android Hugo Barra, 500 million Android devices have been activated globally.
Barra, who shared the news on his Google+ account, also said that over 1.3 million Android devices are added every single day.
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Android can probably thank the huge jump in activations to the success of Samsung's Galaxy S III, which hit the market late in May 2012. Samsung recently announced it has sold more than 20 million Galaxy S III devices.
This story originally published on Mashable here.
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