Here is a visual representation of the latest stats regarding Android’s traction in the 18 months since debut. Key figures from the statistics: -Google rapidly produces updates to the Android platform; often times OEMs and carriers struggle to keep up with software updates for consumer devices. Many factors attribute to this like phone processor limitations or custom user interfaces. -According to AdMob, Android is first in total Web & App usage in the U.S. and second in smartphone sales behind RIM’s Blackberry. -More than one billion miles have been navigated with Google Maps Navigation. -Google experienced a 5x growth in mobile search (from 2008-2010). -Last month we told you Google was seeing more than 60k daily activations, that number has now jumped over 100k. -There are 60 compatible devices, 59 carriers, 48 countries, and 21 OEMs supporting Android. -Android has more than 50,000 Android Apps with more than 180,000 developers.