Little change in latest Android distribution figures, Gingerbread's still the daddy

Little change in latest Android distribution figures, Gingerbread's still the daddyHmm, that headline's not massively exciting, eh? I should’ve probably gone for something along the lines of ANDROID FRAGMENTATION FIRE BLAZES OUT OF CONTROL, MILLIONS CRY.

Anyway, yeah, as the headline suggests, the latest Android distribution figures are out, and they ain’t much different from the figures we perused this time last month.

These figures are for the 14-day period ending February 4, based – as ever – on visits to Google Play. As cynics have observed in the past, you’re probably more likely to be dancing around on Google Play with a new device.

Taking the glass-half-full approach, the Jelly Bean (Android 4.1/4.2) share will inevitably skyrocket in the coming months when all these new CES and Mobile World Congress phones hit shelves.

And going back to glass-half-empty, Key Lime Pie is widely expected to make an appearance at Google I/O in May. Eek.

In any case, here’s how the current Android landscape looks:

  • Donut (Android 1.6) – 0.2% (was 0.2%)
  • Eclair (Android 2.1) – 2.2% (was 2.4%)
  • Froyo (Android 2.2) – 8.1% (was 9%)
  • Gingerbread (Android 2.3) – 45.6% (was 47.6%)
  • Honeycomb (Android 3.0+) – 1.3% (was 1.5%)
  • Ice Cream Sandwich (Android 4.0+) – 29.0% (was 29.1%)
  • Jelly Bean – 13.6% (was 10.2%)

via: Android Developers

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matt101101 / MOD  Feb. 10, 2013 at 18:37

Those who care find a way around the issue, those who don't, well...don't, so it isn't an issue at all.

JanSt / MOD  Feb. 10, 2013 at 19:07

Those who care find a way around the issue, those who don't, well...don't, so it isn't an issue at all.
Sounds plausible... until you read comments/reviews in the playstore.

lcurdie / MOD  Feb. 10, 2013 at 22:53

Those who care find a way around the issue, those who don't, well...don't, so it isn't an issue at all.
Sounds plausible... until you read comments/reviews in the playstore.


Or the comments on LG's Facebook page.

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