Google typically offers us an replace at the distribution numbers of the quite a lot of model of Android initially of each and every month, however there used to be no phrase from the corporate in March or early April. Today Google has damaged its silence.
Google measured which variations of Android have been used to get entry to the Play Store right through the 7-day length finishing on April 16, 2018, and located that usage of Android Oreo (eight.zero and eight.1) had grown Four.6 % from 1.1 % in early February.
Android Nougat (7.zero and seven.1) usage grew as neatly, going from 28.five % in February to 30.eight % in April. The different variations of Android weren’t so fortunate, even though, with all different flavors both conserving stable from their February usage or shedding relatively.
For instance, usage of Android Marshmallow (6.zero) dropped from 28.1 % in February to 26.zero % in April, whilst usage of Android Lollipop (five.zero and five.1) slipped from 24.6 % to 22.nine %. Usage of Android KitKat (Four.Four) fell from 12.zero % in February to 10.five % in April and usage of Android Jelly Bean (Four.1-Four.three) slipped from five.zero % to Four.five %.
Finally, Android Ice Cream Sandwich (Four.zero) and Android Gingerbread (2.three) each held stable at their usage numbers from February, which might be zero.Four % and zero.three %, respectively.
These numbers don’t come as a marvel, as we’ve observed a number of telephones get up to date to Android Oreo in the remaining couple of months whilst many extra gadgets have been introduced with Android Nougat in tow. It’s more or less disappointing that Android Marshmallow continues to be getting used on 1 / 4 of gadgets, however no less than that quantity continues to say no whilst usage of more moderen variations grows.
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Google’s latest Android distribution stats show another increase in Oreo usage