In less than 24 hours Instagram for Android has topped 1 million downloads. Android users had been a long time coming. On March 24, letting users to sign up and become “the first in line” for the app. Over 430,000 people pre-registered. NYTimes is claiming that once the app was live, it saw 2,000 downloads per minute, making it one of the most successful Android launches yet. The Android version of the application is nearly identical to the iPhone version, Mr. Systrom said, carrying the same suite of picture-altering features.
Given the potential growth, We could expect Instagram surpassing 5 million download milestone within days. That makes Instagram one of the biggest releases ever for the Android platform. Since the Instagram was launched on the iOS devices, Instagram had accumulated over 30 million users on iOS alone. The app is off to a great start on Google Play. Have you started using Instagram on Android yet? Let us know in comments.
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