Now that Jelly Bean has become the most used Iteration of Android, let’s take a look back at its rise to the top. Overthrowing the Gingerbread king wasn’t easy, but Google had a little help from their friends. If nothing else, Jelly Bean represents a major shift in Android hardware, and how devices are able to support newer versions.
Jelly Bean overtakes Gingerbread to become most popular Android version in use today
New data from Google shows that Android 4.x, which includes Ice Cream Sandwich and Jelly bean, now runs on over 61 percent of Android devices, while Jelly Bean itself (Android 4.1 and Android 4.2) runs on just under 38 percent of devices. Can you believe that Gingerbread is still so popular?
HTC One Android 4.2.2 update goes live in the UK, Asia to follow later this week