Google has presented new figures for the distribution of Android on the version of the operating system. Android 7.x Nougat (test) is first installed on more than one in ten Android Smartphone with access to Google Play. Google uses the number of hits from the last seven days on his store for the determination of the shares.
Thus, Android 7.0 installed nougat and the minor version 7.1 to currently 11.5 percent of all Android devices that have accessed in the last seven days until July 6 on Google Play. thus of 8.7 devices running a 7.x nougat with Android. contributed to the increase has a mix of new releases of smartphones and tablets with Android 7.0 as well as updates for older devices.
Marshmallow remains at the top
Updates have also ensured that the older version of Android grew slightly 6.0 Marshmallow again. The share is now at 31.8 instead of the previous 31.2 percent. So that’s nearly two-year-old operating system still leader of the rankings. however, all other versions of the operating system that are even older, had to escape unscathed. has lost most Android 4.4 KitKat, which had to hand over one percentage point in June.
Old versions lose 4.2 percentage points
Android versions prior to 4.4 KitKat play an ever increasing role insignificant. In total, accounting for Android 2.3.x Gingerbread to Android 4.1.x, 4.2x and 4.3 Jelly Bean only 9.5 percent and for the first time less than one out of ten devices. Six months ago, in January the figure was 13.7 percent. Android 2.2 Froyo has flown since the beginning of the year out of the rankings because Google only counts versions of the operating system that are installed on more than 0.1 percent of devices.