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T-Mobile G1 Users Download Lots of Applications from the Android Market
      03/31/09 09:06 PM

T-Mobile today shared some interesting stats about the T-Mobile G1 Android phone users. Chief among them, half of the G1 users traded up from a basic handset and on average each G1 user has downloaded more than 40 applications from the Android Market. Here is more info on the T-Mobile G1 user stats:

Among T-Mobile customers who have purchased the G1, roughly half have traded up from a basic handset, illustrating the leap many consumers are taking to a rich, accessible mobile Web experience. T-Mobile G1 customers are using data services in record volume (50 times the data of the average voice-centric phone user) and are accessing the Web, engaging in social networking sites and connecting through Wi-Fi at an accelerated pace. For example:

The HTML Web browsing experience on the G1 continues to be a highlight with approximately 80% of T-Mobile G1 customers browsing the Web on a daily basis.

The majority of T-Mobile G1 owners use Facebook and YouTube at least once per week and half of G1 customers also access Wi-Fi on a daily basis.

T-Mobile customers also benefit from the innovation that comes with an open, mobile platform. Powered by Android, the T-Mobile G1 experience continues to evolve and grow as new services, applications and features are being developed and offered to G1 customers. In February, T-Mobile rolled out an update to G1 customers, including several new features and software updates such as Google Search by voice, Google Latitude and support for priced applications on Android Market. The T-Mobile G1 experience also continues to expand as new applications populate Android Market. Here are a few interesting stats about how T-Mobile G1 customers are downloading Android Market applications:

-On average, T-Mobile G1 customers have each downloaded more than 40 applications from Android Market.

-Four out of five G1 customers download applications at least once per week from Android Market.


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