Nougat barely nudges up in Android platform stats


Android Platform dec 16 chartThe first thing that registers is that Nougat, version 7.0, still barely registers on the radar, up from just 0.3 to 0.4, an increase almost irrelevant statistically. (Google started the rollout of the new version before the end of August, and the launch of the LG V20 flagship with Nougat pre-installed should have helped.

Elsewhere, Marshmallow (6.0) consolidated, reaching above 26%.

See Google’s developers dashboard for the full latest stats. (“Data collected during a 7-day period ending on December 5, 2016. Any versions with less than 0.1% distribution are not shown”)

Here are the detailed platform share figures, with comparison to the previous month…

1.5 Cupcake – disappeared
1.6 Donut – disappeared
2.1 Eclair – disappeared
2.2 Froyo – (unchanged) – 0.1%
2.3 – 2.3.2 Gingerbread – disappeared
2.3.3 – 2.3.7 – (was 1.3%) – 1.2%
3.2 Honeycomb – disappeared
4.0.3 – 4.0.4 Ice Cream Sandwich – (was 1.3%) – 1.2%
4.1 Jelly Bean – (was 4.9%) – 4.5%
4.2 Jelly Bean – (was 6.8%) – 6.4%
4.3 Jelly Bean – (was 2.0%) – 1.9%
4.4 KitKat – (was 25.2%) – 24.0%
5.0 Lollipop – (was 11.3%) – 10.8%
5.1 Lollipop – (was 22.8) – 23.2%
6.0 Marshmallow – (was 24.0%) – 26.3
7.0 Nougat – (was 0.3%) – 0.4%

The Google page also gives stats on the historical distribution, screen sizes and densities, and Open GL versions…

See the full stats »

 



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