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Android Distribution Numbers for September Shows Nougat is Up, Everything Else is Down

Google has a habit of releasing the Android distribution numbers right after they start rolling out the monthly security update for supported Nexus and Pixel devices. The company did publish their security bulletin details earlier in the month, but it wasn't until today that we started to see the OTA updates reach consumers. So now...

Android Distribution Numbers for August 2017 has Nougat at 13.5%, Marshmallow at 32.3%

Earlier this week Google released Android's security patches for the month of August and that means new Android distribution numbers would be coming out soon as well. As usual, this snapshot of data for Android represents all the devices that visited the Google Play Store during a certain time period. This month's data was collected during a...

Latest Android Platform Distribution Numbers Show Nougat Crossing 10% User base; Marshmallow Still on Top

Hot on the heels of the release of July's Android security bulletin, Google has released latest numbers of Android platform distribution data. This data was recorded over a 7-day period that ended on July 5. Google notes that any version with less than 0.1% install base is not included in this list. This month, Android Nougat finally...

May’s Android Distribution Numbers Show A Steady Growth of Nougat, Lollipop Still On Top

Google has released the Android distribution numbers for May 2017, giving us an overview of the general Android ecosystem. Android Nougat finally reaches the 7% mark with a steady growth pattern. The data was recorded in a 7-day period ending on May 2nd. The rising Nougat stats reflects the ongoing situation as OEMs continue to finally push...

April’s Android Distribution Numbers Show Lollipop Still on Top, Nougat Continues to Rise

Google has released the Android distribution numbers for the month of April. The data was recorded in a 7-day period ending on April 3, and it's also worth mentioning that any version which has less than 0.1% distribution is not shown in this data. So chances are there might be thousands of Android devices running older...

Android’s Distribution Numbers for February Show Nougat Passing 1%

As we begin another month here at XDA (where does the time go?), Google has released an updated set of distribution numbers for Android. This data was collected during a 7-day period that ended on February 6, 2017. So while it is a decent amount of time to collect data for information like this, actual numbers...

January’s Android Distribution Numbers Show Marshmallow Passing 29%, Froyo Pushed Off the Chart

We're close to half way through January, and Google has just published the Android distribution numbers for the 7-day period ending on January 9, 2017. The big news this month is that Froyo has finally been pushed off the chart completely. This doesn't mean it's 100% dead, as Google reminds us that they simply remove any versions...