Gmail has become one of the required application on Android phone or tablet, and so far the application has been downloaded more than one billion times.
This was disclosed by one of Google executive, Sundar Pichai, via his Google+ account.
As quoted from The Next Web, Saturday (05/17/2014), in fact, the figure had reached since a few days ago, but Pichai dare disclose it recently.
Translucent 1 billion downloads to make Gmail became the first applications that reach as much as it downloads. But if Google Play service running in the background does not count. Because Google Play service that already passed the same number downloads since January 2014 last month.
The only application that is believed to be rival Gmail is Flappy Bird, and if it will be released back on Android in August, maybe the game will be the second application that can surpass a billion downloads.