We return with more data on Google’s mobile operating system, this time on the distribution of updates that there are currently more than 480 million Android devices that exist in the world. Data were collected over a period of 14 days ending on 4 September.
It follows the trend of last month. The two latest versions of Android, 4.0 (Ice Cream Sandwich) and 4.1 (Jelly Bean), are the only ones that are expanding, other versions of Android are losing market share. Ice Cream Sandwich, the second most widespread Android version, is already present in the 20,9% devices, grows 5 points over the last month. Jelly Bean continues to grow little by little and spends 0.8% last month to the current 1,2%.
Android 2.3 (Gingerbread) is still the most widely used version with the 57,5% but that fortunately every month it is losing market thanks to updates and the new phones with newer versions of Android. Last month the figure was 60.6%.
The third position are to Android 2.2 (Froyo) with the 14%, Ice Cream Sandwich last month took the second place. In the following positions we encountered Eclair with Honeycomb with 2.1%, 3.7%, with 0.4% Donut and Cupcake with 0.2%.