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Marshmallow is most popular Android OS, Nougat closes in on 10%

Marshmallow is most popular Android OS, Nougat closes in on 10%

Google released the newest Android platform distribution numbers and they show Nougat is at 9.5%, with 0.6% of all Android devices running on the latest 7.1 iteration.
The most popular release is Android 6.0 Marshmallow with 31.2%, while Lollipop makes 30.8%.
Version #CodenameDistribution
2.3.3 - 2.3.7Gingerbread0.8%
4.0.3 - 4.0.4Ice Cream Sandwich0.8%
4.1.x - 4.3Jelly Bean8.8%
The number 9.5% is confirming the steady rise of Nougat-running devices. The percentage  was 7.1% in early May and under 5% two months ago. It is likely that Android OS 7.x won't surpass the two more popular releases before Android O is already available.
Another interesting data is the 0.8% share for Gingerbread and Ice Cream Sandwich, who just refuse to fade away. When combined with Jelly Bean and KitKat, all the pre-2014 flavors add up to 30%.


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