Android Distribution: Marshmallow has passed its zenith

Android Distribution: Marshmallow has passed its peak

Google has released new figures for the Android distribution until early April. Thus, Android 7.0 nougat currently the fastest growing operating system version. Android 6.0 Marshmallow has passed its peak.

The published in October 2015 Android 6.0 Marshmallow is still the Android operating system most widely used, with a market share of 31.2 percent. This maximum value is the first time declined in the measurement period of seven days to April 3, but in March the figure was 0.1 percentage points higher. Google uses for its measurements hits on the Play Store, but upgraded versions of Android out with a market share of less than 0.1 percent not for statistics.

Nougat soaring

come strong for two months in Android 7.0 is nougat (Test), which represents many devices as an update is available and can be found on more and more new equipment and is therefore represented with a surge of 2.1 percentage points in the statistics. Already from February to March, there had been a sharp increase of 1.5 percentage points.

however, Android 7.1 nougat is only for a select group of devices. In addition to the Google pixels and pixel XL and the pixel C, Nexus 6P, Nexus 5X, Nexus 6, Nexus 9 and Nexus Player are served. Also for the OnePlus 3 and 3T there a few weeks ago a final over-the-air update to Android 7.1.1.

Android 8.0 comes in the third quarter

The next version of Android 8.0 is already in development and is scheduled for completion in the third quarter of the year in final version. A first developer preview named Android O already is available for download for the Google pixel, pixels XL, pixel C Nexus 6P, Nexus 5X and Nexus Player.

2017 2016
Android-Version April March February January December November September August Juli June Mai April
2.2 Froyo <0.1 <0.1 <0.1 <0.1 0,1 0,1 0,1 0,1 0,1 0,1 0,1 0,1
2.3.3 – 2.3.7 Gingerbread 0,9 1,0 1,0 1,0 1,2 1,3 1,5 1,7 1,9 2,0 2,2 2,6
4.0.3 – 4.0.4 Ice Cream Sandwich 0,9 1,0 1,0 1,1 1,2 1,3 1,4 1,6 1,7 1,9 2,0 2,2
4.1.x Jelly Bean 3,5 3,7 4,0 4,0 4,5 4,9 5,6 6,0 6,4 6,8 7,2 7,8
4.2.x Jelly Bean 5,1 5,4 5,7 5,9 6,4 6,8 7,7 8,3 8,8 9,4 10,0 10,5
4.3 Jelly Bean 1,5 1,5 1,6 1,7 1,9 2,0 2,3 2,4 2,6 2,7 2,9 3,0
4.4 KitKat 20,0 20,8 21,9 22,6 24,0 25,2 27, 7 29,2 30,1 31,6 32,5 33,4
5.0 Lollipop 9,0 9,4 9,8 10,1 10,8 11,3 13,1 14,1 14,3 15,4 16,2 16,4
5.1 Lollipop 23,0 23,1 23,1 23,3 23,2 22,8 21,9 21,4 20,8 20,0 19,4 19,4
6.0 Marshmallow 31,2 31,3 30,7 29,6 26,3 24,0 18,7 15,2 13,3 10,1 7,5 4,6
7.0 Nougat 4,5 2,4 0,9 0,5 0,4 0,3
7.1 Nougat 0,4 0,4 0,3 0,2
Information in percent / Google has not released statistics for October 2016
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