Android will pass 1 billion active users in 2014: Gartner

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Gartner notes that it expects 75 per cent of 1 billion active users to be from the emerging markets where Android has come out as the force to reckon with thanks to the budget Android smartphones and tablets.

It is also predicting that Chrome OS will more than double its users this year to 4.7 million from 1.8 million in 2013. It further predicts Chrome OS to reach 8 million users in 2015.Gartner Android figure

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