Yes, you read that right. Around 18-20 new Android devices are expected to hit the market by the end of this year. According to Andy Rubin, Google’s senior director for mobile platforms, these devices will be manufactured by 8 or 9 different manufacturers.
Introduction of new phones in the US will be a bit slower than in the other countries. The main reason being tough competition in the US market. And, the carriers need to develop their own interfaces for their devices.