KitKat still reigns: State of Android report for January 2016

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Earlier this week, Google released the latest reports showing the state of the various Android platforms. The results so far don’t look so surprising. Android Marshmallow is still struggling with very poor adoption rates. The OS still takes up a meager 0.7%.


Android KitKat is still the boss, raking up a whole 36%. Closely following behind is Android Lollipop with a combined 32.6%. Jelly Bean users are still holding up with a combined 24.7%. It’s still surprising to find 6 year old Android Froyo still carrying quite a number of users.


The problem of fragmentation still haunts the Android platform – compared to iOS platform that enjoy huge adoption rates.


  1. Android Froyo is a discontinued version of the Android mobile operating system developed by Google, spanning versions between 2.2 and 2.2.3.Unveiled on May 20, 2010, during the Google I/O conference.

    From Wikipedia

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