ANDROID DISTRIBUTION NUMBERS Posts on XDA

Android Oreo Now on More than 1% of Devices While Android Nougat is Finally on Top

This week, like clockwork, Google updated its Developers dashboards with the February 2018 Android platform distribution numbers. As always, they're not 100 percent accurate, but they give a pretty good idea of where Android stands right now. Android 8.X Oreo accounted for more than 1 percent of the active Android user base this past month, while...

December 2017 Android Distribution Numbers Show Steady Growth for Nougat and Oreo

We're now fast approaching 2018, and after almost halfway through December, Google has decided to update the Android distribution numbers once again, this time for the 7-day period ending on December 11th, 2017. The Android distribution statistics are of great help for developers who are looking to see whether it's worth the effort to support...

Nougat Surpasses 20% in Android’s Distribution Numbers for November 2017

We're almost half way into November but it looks like Google has finally gotten around to updating Android's distribution numbers for the 7-day period ending on November 9th, 2017. The big news last month was that Oreo had reached 4 million devices around the world and that both Lollipop as well as Marshmallow had dropped a...

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...

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...