Some interesting statistics coming from Adobe at this years Mobile World Congress. It looks like the Flash Platform is starting to see some decent penetration on mobile, with developers now able to deploy Adobe AIR applications to more than 84 million smart phones and tablets running Android and iOS.
Flash Player 10.1 has also done tremendously well with over 35 certified devices being shipped in the first six months following its launch. Apparently there are now more Flash-equipped handsets than iOS devices. An additional 50 tablet devices are expected to support Flash Player this year. In total Adobe is expecting to see Flash supported on more than 132 million devices in 2011.
And for those worried about battery life and performance there’s an interesting article, assessing Flash Player 10.1’s performance on Android handsets.