KitKat at 30.2 Percent of Android Devices
Google on Monday up to date its Google Play distribution information to show the latest market shares for various variations of Android. It finds that Android 4. 4 kitkat is now roughly on one-1/3 of Android devices, and is fast catching as much as Jelly Bean.
Consistent with the brand new Google Play distribution knowledge, Android 4.4 kitkat is now put in on 30.2 % Android devices that accessed Google Play in the seven-day-length ending on November three. This figure used to be 24.5 % in September and 20.9 % in August.
While kitkat is gaining quick, it nonetheless has an extended solution to go until it touches Jelly Bean, which after a continuous decline, nonetheless managed 50.9 % (53.8 % in September) adoption share. Within the newest report, Android Ice Cream Sandwich accounted for 8.5 % adoption share, while Gingerbread still had a 9.8 % share, after a lower of 1.6 % in September.
As Lollipop Roll-Out Begins, KitKat on 30.2 Percent of Android Devices
Google says for the reason that data is gathered from the brand new Google Play app, which supports android 2.2 Frodo and above, units operating older variations were not incorporated. Notably, these gadgets working variations older than Android 2.2 accounted for about 1 % in August 2013.
Meanwhile, the adoption of Android kitkat has persisted to rise during the last a couple of months, as even the smaller avid gamers have contributed with more kitkat-based smartphone than Jelly Bean within the interim.
Of course, now that Google on Monday has introduced the beginning of the Android 5.zero Lollipop roll-out to customers international, it remains to be seen if Android kitkat may go even further than what Jelly Bean had done at one time, though it seems not likely.