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Android version distribution updated for August with no sign of Android Pie

It's that time of the month when Google updates the Android version distribution chart. It was last updated at the end of July when we found out that 12.1% of Android phones ran on Android 8.0 Oreo. Unfortunately, the updated statistics aren't that exciting. Since the last update, we now have a new version of Android to...

Android 8.0 Oreo now on 10% of devices as Play Store’s new requirements approach

The Android platform distribution numbers were last updated by Google back in May. At that time, Android 8.0 Oreo had gained 5.7% market share, with Android Nougat having 31.1%. Google did not update the distribution statistics in June, but now, after two months, the company has revealed the Android platform distribution numbers for the month...

Android distribution statistics for May 2018 show slight gains for Android Oreo

As we're getting closer to the middle of 2018, many have been keeping their eye on the progress of Android Oreo when it comes to overall distribution numbers. So far this year we've watched as the current version of Android has slowly increased with the April 2018 distribution numbers showing it has almost reached 5%...

Android Distribution Numbers for January 2018 Show Oreo at 0.7%

We're a little over a week into the new year, and like clockwork, Google published the global Android distribution numbers for the month of January 2018. As always, they're not 100 percent accurate, but they give a pretty good idea of where Android stands right now. The search giant collected the stats during a seven-day period that...

March’s Distribution Numbers for Android have Lollipop on Top, Nougat at 2.8%

Google recently published the monthly Android security update, which meant Android's new distribution numbers weren't that far behind. You can find details about this month's security update here, but we're also seeing OEMs like Samsung and BlackBerry publish their own security bulletin details as well. There was even a new update rolled out to a couple...

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...