Android Authority newsletter

The best way to stay connected to the Android pulse. Our main newsletter is the Android Weekly which is sent every Sunday and contains all the top Android news, reviews and features from the past week.

The best way to stay connected to the Android pulse.

100% Privacy, No Spam Policy: We value privacy and your email address will be 100% secure. We hate spam just like you do and will never send you too much email, nor will we ever share your information with anyone.

Polar M600 review

by Jimmy Westenberg 1 day ago2 comments

Best Android phones (December 2016): our picks, plus a giveaway

by Team AA 2 days ago737 comments

Moto puts smartwatch development on the back burner

by Jimmy Westenberg 1 day ago7 comments

These are Google Play’s best apps and games of 2016

by Jimmy Westenberg 2 days ago0 comments
1,203 articles

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
Load More
End of the line!