Android’s latest distribution stats were released today by Google and it showed about the versions of Android that were used during a 7-day time which ended on January 9.
Android 7.0-7.1(Nougat) was installed on 0.7% devices and it increased gradually from the 0.4% in the end of December 2016.
Android 6.0-6.0.1(Marshmallow) is now installed on about 29.3% devices and it increased from 26.3% last December.
Android 5.0-5.1(Lollipop) wasn’t that much favored and had a drop in usage from solid 34% to 33.4%.
Android 4.4(KitKat) also saw a decrease in the usage from 24% to 22.6% in January.
Android 4.1-4.3 (Jelly Bean) also decreased from being installed on 12.8 % to 11.6 % in January.
Android 4.0 (Ice Cream Sandwich) also decreased from being installed on 1.2 percent in December to 1.1 percent in January.
Android 2.3 Gingerbread also fell to 1% from 1.2 percent in December.
Well, for Android F the game is finished and Android 2.2(Froyo) is now dropped off from Google’s graph and it means that it is being used on less than 0.1% devices.
Well, the disappointing thing about this graph is that the latest Android 7.0(Nougat) is installed on less than 1 percent devices but it is due to that only Nexus and Pixel devices have got Android 7.0(except for some exceptions) but this would change in a few months as all the flagship smartphones from big manufacturers like Samsung, Huawei, HTC, LG and other will come will Android 7.0 pre-installed and devices from last year will also receive the Android N update soon.[Source: Google]