All Android users, the long-awaited Android version of Instagram is nearly here. Co-founder Kevin Systrom has announced at SXSW Sunday that it will be released very soon but without any specific date mentioned.

“In some ways, it’s better than our iOS app. It’s crazy,” Systrom said. In a Q&A following his presentation, Systrom said the app is fast, works great on large screens and can share photos to Twitter, Facebook, Tumblr and other networks.

What took the startup so long to bring what’s clearly an extremely popular app to Android? “I don’t think it took us so long. We just had priorities. Had we tried to be both on Android and iPhone at the same time, it would’ve been tough to innovate in the way that we have,
” said Kevin Systrom



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