Apple Music Is Now Installed On More Than 40 Million Android Devices
Apple Music has been available on Android devices for a long time. The platform has reached a major milestone as it surpassed the 40 million mark on Android. That's right, Apple's music streaming service is now installed on more than 40 million Android devices. So let's dive in to see some more details on the subjects.
Apple Music Crosses 40 Million Installs On Android Devices
The data has been shared by Sensor Tower, stating that Apple's highly popular music streaming service has now been installed on more than 40 million Android devices from the Google Play Store. Furthermore, it has also been projected that Apple Music will see a further 3.8 million installs in Android devices by the end of Q1 of 2019. This is an up from 3.3 million installs recorded in Q4 of 2018. In addition, the service saw a 65 percent year-over-year increase.
Apple's Android user base for Apple Music grew from mid to the end of 2018. Previously, the company saw a decline from 3.3 million to 2.3 million installs from Q4 of 2017 through Q2 of 2018. It's good to see that the platform is back on its feet in the Android territory. At this rate, the current quarter is speculated to be the best yet for installs on Android.
New users of the app in 4Q18 were up 43 percent over 1Q18, and we project that 1Q19 installs will total 3.8 million for a year-over-year increase of 65 percent.
Google Play users in the United States account for approximately 28 percent of all Apple Music for Android installs to date, with India a distant second at about 7 percent to the total. Great Britain, Brazil, and Russia round out the app’s five largest markets at 6 percent, 5 percent, and 4 percent of installs, respectively.
Apple Music made its debut on Android in the fall of 2015, a few months after it was initially made available on Apple devices. Android version of the music streaming saw an update a few days ago which redesigned the Browse tab. In addition, the update also extended support to ChromeOS.
There will be more to the story, so be sure to stay tuned in for more details on the matter. This is all for now, folks. What are your thoughts on the matter? Are you using Apple Music on your Android device? Let us know in the comments.