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Galaxy S8 or LG G6: which are you most looking forward to?

by Robert Triggs 1 day ago69 comments

Is launching an Android One phone in the US a good idea?

by John Callaham 2 days ago37 comments

The current state of custom ROM development

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Meizu M3 Max review

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More than 4x as many people are running Gingerbread than Marshmallow

Marshmallow’s notoriously slow adoption rate means that the only version of Android it’s currently beating out is Froyo.
by Derek ScottJanuary 6, 201649

Trends: Almost a quarter of Android devices now on KitKat

KitKat, the latest version of Android, is gaining ground, now running on almost a quarter of all Android devices, while older versions such as FroYo and Gingerbread are on the decline.
by J. Angelo RacomaSeptember 11, 201429

Jelly Bean running on nearly 50% of devices, Android 4.3 finally makes an appearance

The Jelly Bean versions of Android are now running on just under half of all active devices. The actual number is 48.6% and for the first time this number is made up of devices also ...
by Gary SimsOctober 3, 201341

Android 4.1 and 4.2 adoption surpasses 45 percent, but where is Android 4.3?

Jelly Bean has continued its rise while Android 2.3 Gingerbread continues to fade. At present over 45% of Android devices used today run Android 4.1 or Android 4.2, while only 30.7% use ...
by Gary SimsSeptember 6, 201317
 
 

Android 4.1 Jelly Bean now used on more devices than Gingerbread

Android 4.1 is now the predominant version of Android in use at the present. It is currently used on 34 percent of devices while Android 2.3.3+ Gingerbread runs on 33 percent of ...
by Gary SimsAugust 2, 20139

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 ...
by Gary SimsJuly 9, 20137

Back to Basics: Android versions explained

In this Back to Basics edition, we take a look at the history of Android, each major version, and what you should know about each one to buy a good Android device.
by Adam KoueiderJune 12, 20135

Android stats for June: Jelly Bean almost beats Gingerbread

The stats, which are based on numbers of devices visiting the Google Play Store, show that the share of Android users running Jelly Bean on their devices is growing rapidly.
by Bogdan BeleJune 4, 20131

Google trying to fix Android fragmentation. Are more Nexus devices the answer?

Speaking at Google I/O, Android engineering director Dave Burke acknowledged the problem with fragmentation and talked about some of the possible solutions.
by Robert TriggsMay 17, 201343

Is OS fragmentation an avoidable inconvenience or Android’s greatest strength?

With 38.5% of Android users still running Gingerbread is it time to re-consider the fragmented Android ecosystem, or is the OS stronger than ever due to a wide range of supported devices?
by Robert TriggsMay 2, 201314
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