Android Platform Distribution Numbers Updated – KitKat More Than Doubles To 5.3%, Gingerbread Continues Its Slow Decline
Android Platform Distribution Numbers Updated – KitKat Climbs Ever Higher To 8.5%, Gingerbread Loses Another 1.6%
June Android Platform Distribution Numbers Released: KitKat Up To 13.6%, 4.2 And 4.3 Continue To Climb
July Android Platform Distribution Numbers Up: KitKat Inches Forward, Jelly Bean Shrinks
Google Updates Platform Distribution Stats - KitKat Still Growing, Jelly Bean Still Shrinking, Gingerbread Gets Surprise 0.1% Bump
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Last month's Android platform distribution numbers showed a continuing steady rise of Android 4.4 in handsets worldwide, but this month's numbers mark a major jump - KitKat is up to 13.6% of all devices, from a mere 8.5% a month ago today. Updates to handsets likely explain some of the rise, though consumers replacing aging devices with updated phone like the HTC One M8 and Galaxy S5 are probably more likely candidates for such a rapid and significant rise in adoption.
Froyo and Gingerbread continue their steady decline along with Ice Cream Sandwich, and Honeycomb finally reached the <0.1% mark and has been removed from the chart. Android 4.1 saw a decline of over 4%, though 4.2 and 4.3 both climbed, the latter by 1.8%. Check out the details at the link below.