With announced early this month, bringing “Chat Heads” to its Android Messenger app, and over the top available for downloads via Google Play, the Facebook Home passed 500,000 installations on Google Play one week after launch, the figures noted by Benedict Evans on Twitter.
The company’s Android launcher is currently supported by number of devices, including HTC One X, HTC One X+, Samsung Galaxy S III, and Samsung Galaxy Note II and for US users only.
The social giant at the time of announcement also unveiled the First Smartphone, in collaboration with HTC comes include with Facebook front and center and runs on AT&T network with availability, costing mere $99.99 with future plans to launch in Europe on EE and Orange.
Facebook Home has just passed 500k downloads on Google Play
— Benedict Evans (@BenedictEvans) April 21, 2013