Android Expands Support for Paid Application to More Countries and Developers

In a recent blog post, Google announced that it is significantly expanding payment support both for developers and the users.

Developers in 29 countries will be able to sell their apps and users from 32 countries will be able to buy paid apps. The most recently added countries in which the Android users will be able to buy apps are: Argentina, Belgium, Brazil, Czech Republic, Denmark, Finland, Hong Kong, India, Ireland, Israel, Mexico, Norway, Poland, Portugal, Russia, Singapore, Sweden, and Taiwan.

Addition to support of paid application distribution is expanded to the developers in the following countries: Argentina, Australia, Belgium, Brazil, Canada, Denmark, Finland, Hong Kong, Ireland, Israel, Mexico, New Zealand, Norway, Portugal, Russia, Singapore, South Korea, Sweden, Switzerland and Taiwan.

Android is closing the paid application gap with the iPhone quite fast, while BlackBerry still lags behind.