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Android 12 now on one of every eight devices, report says

Android 12 now on one of every eight devices, report says

The numbers are just a little onerous to check with Android 11, but it surely’s nonetheless progress

Fragmentation on Android has all the time been an issue. With so many gadgets from so many telephone makers, and holding updates on the shoulders of these telephone makers, it is virtually inevitable. It is gotten higher lately, however even immediately, it isn’t uncommon to see Android telephones working any model from 12 down to eight. This is not true for iPhones as a majority of them are working iOS 15. Nonetheless, Android is working its personal race and, based on the most recent numbers, Android 12 is making respectable progress.


We all know that as a result of Google launched contemporary Android platform distribution numbers this week (through 9to5Google). This iteration of the distribution report solely started final November and has been up to date every 3 months. Beforehand, Google supplied numbers on a month-to-month foundation to a dashboard on the Android Builders web site earlier than dropping the ball in 2018, successfully going yearly. After all, the numbers themselves gave Apple lots of room to bully Google.

On this version, Android 12 has made its first look on the board, calling current on 13.5% of all gadgets.

In contrast, Android 11 is presently main the chart with 27% of telephones, whereas Android 10 stays an in depth second at 18.8%. 9 months in the past, Android 11 was deadlocked with 10 final yr in phrases of market share. Android 11 finally took over because the main model in Could, however utilization numbers stay not too totally different.

Android Platform Model API Stage Disparate Share
Android 4.1 Jelly Bean 16 0.1%
Android 4.2 Jelly Bean 17 0.2%
Android 4.3 Jelly Bean 18 <0.1%
Android 4.4 KitKat 19 0.9%
Android 5.0 Lollipop 21 0.4%
Android 5.1 Lollipop 22 2.2%
Android 6.0 Marshmallow 23 3.5%
Android 7.0 Nougat 24 2.3%
Android 7.1 Nougat 25 2.2%
Android 8.0 Oreo 26 3.0%
Android 8.1 Oreo 27 7.9%
Android 9 Pie 28 14.5%
Android 10 Q 29 18.8%
Android 11 R 30 27.0%
Android 12 S 31 13.5%

Android 12’s market share appears to be rising a bit slower than Android 11’s did, however you possibly can say it is nonetheless an enchancment in comparison with the scenario a couple of years in the past, as extra individuals are usually getting new variations faster. Then once more, Android 4.x has an combination of 1.2% at the moment. KitKat lately turned 9 years previous and Jelly Bean turned 10.


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