Oh, thank goodness. The Android Market has been plagued by a two-step app download process for any application that exceeded 50MB. Today that all changes, as apps up to 4GB can be downloaded in 2GB increments. While this will not change the average app’s capability or design, this is a very welcoming sign to game developers who can finally get some really 3D-intensive games on all of the new quad-core and dual-core Android devices that are being launched so quickly it may as well be raining press releases.
Also, just to note, not all devices can take advantage of this capability, however it was made clear that “most newer devices” can download the 4GB files directly, whilst older ones can do the same, but through Google’s servers once the app launches for the first time. It’s complicated, but good news.
Via: Android Developers