As this reported in May, Google’s platform version statistics for the week ending May 1 showed that Android 4.4 KitKat was being used on 8.5 percent of devices while Jelly Bean was used by a combined 60.5 percent.
Recently, Chitika’s ad network released their own statistics showing that 37 percent of devices in North America used their site with KitKat installed. In April, just 10 percent of phones browsing Chitika’s ad network ran KitKat. Chitika’s statistic show that Samsung devices have the most KitKat users while Google phones were the first to get the latest update.
Motorola was right behind Google in offering quick Android upgrades. As GigaOM notes, since launching their Moto X, Moto G and E models, Motorola is getting Android 4.4.3, just days after Google makes the code available.
Just last month, Sony announced that KitKat was being released on the Xperia Z, Xperia ZL, Xperia ZR, and Xperia Tablet Z in selected markets. Sony says KitKat for the Xperia T2 Ultra, Xperia E1 and Xperia M2 and their dual variants will begin rolling out in July.