Android users, your time has almost come. The extremely popular photo-sharing iPhone app Instagram has revealed that an Android version is in beta testing and should be coming soon. The app has 27 million registered users now and it was the “iPhone App Of The Year 2011“.

Instagram coming to Android "very soon" 1If you’re unfamiliar with Instagram, it is a simple iPhone application that lets you capture an image an “artistic” 1:1 format, apply a fun filter, and then share your photos on Tumblr, Twitter, Facebook, and other social networks. The filters add some unique elements to photos and people seem to be very interested in applying them.

We’ve been able to put together one of the most incredible Android apps you will ever see. It’s a very exciting time for us. We’re growing faster more quickly than anyone right now.“, said Instagram Co-founder and CEO Kevin Systrom during a session at the South By Southwest Interactive conference, Austin, US. He revealed a prototype of android version Instagram and he also said that “In some ways, it’s better than our iOS app. It’s crazy.“, in a Q&A session of his presentation.