Google has released the latest issues relating to the dissemination of the various versions of Android. It’s always interesting to see the development of the platform taking into account the decline in terms of diffusion, a build and grow a new update.
We have seen Froyo (Android 2.2); for example, go from a small amount of models Android to become the dominant build between smartphones on the market, to then be replaced by a later version Gingerbread. Now is the time course of Android Ice Cream Sandwich, which started as usual on a few models to get to reach a vast majority of Android phones. To talk about Jelly Bean Android (Android 4.1) is still too early, at the time.
The latest numbers show that between Android 4.0 and version 4.0.4, Ice Cream Sandwich has been installed on 10.9% of Android devices. A number still far from 64% of phones with Gingerbread yet, but the launch of the Samsung Galaxy S III, alone, is about to shake up the situation in favor of turning it Ice Cream Sandwich. 27.3% of the phones are still using Android 2.2 Froyo.
Hard to believe for many, but 4.7% of Android devices is still using Eclair (Android 2.1), while 7% of the phones still combines the use of Android 1.5 and 1.6.