November Android Distribution Numbers: Jelly Bean Now On More Than Half Of Devices, Gingerbread Stubbornly Holding On
December's Platform Distribution Numbers: KitKat Carves Out 1.1%, Gingerbread's Grip Continues To Slip
Google Updates Android Platform Distribution Numbers - KitKat Makes Tiny Jump To 1.4%, Gingerbread Continues Decline
Android Platform Distribution Numbers Updated - KitKat At 1.8%, Jelly Bean 60.7%, Gingerbread Slips To 20%
Android Platform Distribution Numbers Updated - KitKat At 2.5%, Jelly Bean 62%, Gingerbread Down To 19%
- View All 39 Articles In This Series
Each month, Google updates Android's platform distribution numbers according to devices that have accessed the Play Store in a seven-day period. January's updated pie chart has just hit, and things seem to be following a fairly predictable pattern.
KitKat, which was positioned at 1.1% last month, has eked out an additional 0.3% to reach 1.4%. Gingerbread, meanwhile, fell from 24.1% to 21.2%, continuing its gradual decline. Jelly Bean (including API levels 16-18) has actually grown to 59.1%, up from 54.5%, as manufacturers work to catch up to Android's latest and greatest.
As you may expect, older versions of Android continue to decline - Froyo is down 0.3% to 1.3% from last month, while Honeycomb hangs tight at 0.1%, and Ice Cream Sandwich struggles to maintain its foothold, falling from 18.6% to 16.9%.
Of course, as always, the Android Developers dashboard also provides handy information and visuals related to screen size and Open GL versions for those interested. Just hit the link below.