Microsoft Numbers of 2010

Microsoft published few numbers in CES which are very interesting. I thought of collating and adding to these for everyone to see the year Microsoft had in 2010.


Xbox & Kinect for Xbox 360 (source)

• 8 million: Number of Kinects sold in first 60 days

• 50 million: Xbox 360s sold to date

• 30 million: Number of Xbox LIVE members


Windows Phone 7 (source, source)

• 100: Average number of new apps in the marketplace each day

• 5,500: Apps available in the Windows Phone 7 Marketplace

• 20,000: Developers registered to develop apps for Windows Phone 7

• 1.5 million: Windows Phone 7s sold by phone manufacturers in the first six weeks after launch

• 60: Number of mobile operators that carry Windows Phone 7

• 30: Number of countries where Windows Phone 7 is available

• 11 million: Number of songs in Zune catalog


Windows 7 + Windows Live (source, source, source)

• 7: number of Windows 7 licenses sold per second

• 20 million: Number of downloads of Internet Explorer 9 beta

• 500 million+: Number of Windows Live users worldwide

• 20: Percentage of PCs connected to the Internet running Windows 7

• 240 million: Number of licenses sold for Windows 7

• 500 million: Number of Windows Live users around the world

• 2: Position of Windows Live Messenger in the most used application on Facebook

• 20 million: Number of people already using the IE9 beta.

• 1: Position of Hotmail as the leading Email Service provider worldwide


Office 2010 (source)

• 30 million: Office Web Apps users.

• 1: Copy of Office 2010 sold worldwide every second. Office 2010 now ranks as the fastest-selling consumer version of Office in history.

• 8: Years in a row, Microsoft Office was the number one selling software product in U.S. retail measured by dollar volume, outpacing games and security software.