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Google’s latest Android distribution stats

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 N:

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 M:

Android 6.0-6.0.1(Marshmallow) is now installed on about 29.3% devices and it increased from 26.3% last December.

Android L:

Android 5.0-5.1(Lollipop) wasn’t that much favored and had a drop in usage from solid 34% to 33.4%.

Android K:

Android 4.4(KitKat) also saw a decrease in the usage from 24% to 22.6% in January.

Android J:

Android 4.1-4.3 (Jelly Bean) also decreased from being installed on 12.8 % to 11.6 % in January.

Android I:

Android 4.0 (Ice Cream Sandwich) also decreased from being installed on 1.2 percent in December to 1.1 percent in January.

Android G:

Android 2.3 Gingerbread also fell to 1% from 1.2 percent in December.

Android F:

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.

Google Graph

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]

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