• Android distribution numbers: Everything you need to know!

    8 days ago - By Android Central

    Your monthly fix on the current state of Android.
    About once a month, Google releases distribution numbers that outline the various Android versions and the percentage of current devices they're running on. This data is meant for developers so they can create and update their apps according to which Android versions are the most popular, but they also give enthusiasts like us a glimpse into how quickly OEMs are adopting the latest and greatest the platform has to offer.
    To source this data, Google tracks the Android versions of any devices accessing the Play Store over the course of a...
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  • Oreo is now installed on 4.6% of Android devices

    Oreo is now installed on 4.6% of Android devices

    8 days ago - By MobileSyrup

    After a longer than usual wait , Google has released the latest Android distribution statistics. Despite the addition of two more weeks of data, there aren't any surprises this month: Oreo and Nougat continue to grow their share of the Android pie, albeit at an almost glacial pace, while older versions of Google's operating system continue to lose ground. As of this month, Oreo 8.0 and 8.1 are installed on 4.6 percent of active Android devices. Compared to the same time year, Nougat devices accounted for 4.9 percent of the active Android device base. As such, users are adopting Oreo at a...
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  • Google's April distribution numbers confirm Android Oreo market share is on the rise

    Google's April distribution numbers confirm Android Oreo market share is on the rise

    8 days ago - By Phone Arena

    Google has just published the official Android distribution numbers for the month of April and at first glance, it looks like Oreo doesn't do better than Nougat did the same period last year.
    There's a major increase from February 2018 when Android Oreo market share was barely above 1%. According to the latest numbers, Oreo is now on close to 5% of the devices out there, a small number considering Android P is just around the corner.
    However, it's not unusual for a new version of Android to do so poorly in terms of market share, even after almost a year of the official announcement. ...
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