Google Duo has reached one billion downloads on the Google Play store in the Google Play Store, according to recent public statistics from the largest app marketplace.
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Google Duo was first announced on Google I / O 2016 alongside Google Allo. You may know that Allo will finally get the ax in a few months, but the duo story is just the opposite. It is a far-reaching success and even ships that are preinstalled on many Android devices.
This fact is probably the most significant factor in achieving today's milestone of 1,000,000,000 installations. As AP notes, only one app that is not preinstalled – Subway Surfers – has more than 1 billion downloads in the Play Store.
In the last update of Google about the status of messaging status in the company, Duo was a prime concern focus. In the 2 × 2 grid of messaging apps that includes both "friends" and "teams" is rebuilt, it serves as a video partner of the previous category.
Learn more about Google's plans for messaging and Google Duo here.