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#1 CaptainBeno

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Posted 04 June 2013 - 18:55

It's Laughable That The Most Popular Version Of Android Is Nearly Three Years Old .

http://m.yahoo.com/w...=us&.lang=en-us


#2 Growled

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Posted 04 June 2013 - 18:57

As long as it works and people are happy with the way it works....that's the important thing.

#3 Daedroth

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Posted 04 June 2013 - 18:58

It's Laughable That The Most Popular Version Of Android Is Nearly Three Years Old .

http://m.yahoo.com/w...=us&.lang=en-us

You do know the most popular versions of most things aren't the newest one? Such as iOS, Windows, Mac, etc.

#4 Draconian Guppy

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Posted 04 June 2013 - 19:00

You do know the most popular versions of most things aren't the newest one? Such as iOS, Windows, Mac, etc.

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#5 shozilla

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Posted 04 June 2013 - 19:05

Someone who wrote that is on crack.

I have 2 phones... 1 has ice cream sandwich... and other has jelly bean. nothing is wrong with these phones..

they are working fine and smooth so far...

I have 2nd generation iPod Touch that has iOS 3.x that is working fine.. the battery lasts 2 months now.

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Posted 04 June 2013 - 19:09

Most used != Most popular

#7 HawkMan

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Posted 04 June 2013 - 20:01

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Not most used, certainly not most popular.

#8 Sandor

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Posted 04 June 2013 - 20:05

One reason I'm dumping android in a few months. Spent good money on a top line HTC device and it got "discontinued" within months. So if I hang around for the full length of my contract it'll be comically obsolete. Instead I'm buying out, ditching it (and my network) and moving on to pastures new.

#9 Draconian Guppy

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Posted 04 June 2013 - 20:09

Not most used, certainly not most popular.


You know, sometimes I feel you post just to troll :/ XP was at one time, most used even after Vista, it wasn't until 7 that XP use started declining hard. ( Not saying that it didn't during vista.)

#10 Geoffrey B.

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Posted 04 June 2013 - 20:09

Here is the main problem i have with this article. the word popular.

The version is has a large market share but not because users want it to. Manufacturers are notorious for not following one of Googles requirements to support devices with newer versions of android for the required amount of time. they just make newer devices and ignore the old ones. the problem with this is exactly what has happened you get a large market share of older devices with older version of android on it because people are locked into a 2 year contract without the ability to upgrade economically.

Popular, no, 4.1 and higher is VERY popular. it just does not as high of a market share.

#11 Roger H.

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Posted 04 June 2013 - 20:10

Moved to Android

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Posted 04 June 2013 - 20:13

That's the problem with all these third parties... having almost every day a new (flagship) Android phone and not caring about updating previous models...

#13 LaP

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Posted 04 June 2013 - 20:15

Not most used, certainly not most popular.


It's been the most used for way more than 3 years though.

It took a while before Windows 7 was able to dethrone it. If i recall well it happened last year actually.

#14 Circaflex

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Posted 04 June 2013 - 20:16

One reason I'm dumping android in a few months. Spent good money on a top line HTC device and it got "discontinued" within months. So if I hang around for the full length of my contract it'll be comically obsolete. Instead I'm buying out, ditching it (and my network) and moving on to pastures new.


if anything you should dump HTC, it isn't Androids (Googles) fault HTC dumped that phone

#15 Growled

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Posted 04 June 2013 - 20:23

That's the problem with all these third parties... having almost every day a new (flagship) Android phone and not caring about updating previous models...


A lot of the problem in the US is the carriers.