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“It has over 100 million installs; it’s a very popular application.”

Gennai on the “Move to iOS” app — we just watched a taped demonstration of data transfer from an Android phone to an iPhone that took less than three minutes.

Google’s point seems to be that switching between Android and iOS is not that difficult, and I largely agree, but not because of what was just shown. This demo doesn’t show lots of other switching costs beyond initial setup (including carrier-gated things like making visual voicemail work properly), and I would argue it’s harder to go from iPhone to Android than the other way around.