Android Gingerbread Now On 58% Of Android Devices[STATS]

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Google has released a new set of stats showing the percentage each Android version takes amongst Android devices.

The stats show that the latest upgrades to Gingerbread, Android 2.3.3 to 2.3.7 take up 58% of Android devices. Froyo[Android 2.2] stands at 27.8% while Ice Cream Sandwich[4.0] variants take up 1%.

Google hasn’t given specific numbers of Mobile phones or Tablets but we can clearly see that Honeycomb variants take up 3.4% of all Android devices. Honeycomb was released specifically for Tablets. Google’s Andy Rubin announced recently that the company was activating over 700,000 devices a day, up from 500,000 a day in July 2011.

The data was taken within a 14-day period ending February 1, 2012 and is based on visits to Android Market. Here’s a tabulated version of the data Google got.

Platform Codename API Level Distribution
Android 1.5 Cupcake 3 0.6%
Android 1.6 Donut 4 1.0%
Android 2.1 Eclair 7 7.6%
Android 2.2 Froyo 8 27.8%
Android 2.3 -
Android 2.3.2
Gingerbread 9 0.5%
Android 2.3.3 -
Android 2.3.7
10 58.1%
Android 3.0 Honeycomb 11 0.1%
Android 3.1 12 1.4%
Android 3.2 13 1.9%
Android 4.0 -
Android 4.0.2
Ice Cream Sandwich 14 0.3%
Android 4.0.3 15 0.7%

Here’s what the data looks like in a pie chart

Google published these stats to give developers an idea of the demographic behind Android Market users so that developers can prioritize the development of application features for the versions of Android currently in users’ hands.

Source: The Next Web


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