Google released its monthly breakdown of Android usage today, and while Nougat is still making gains, usage of the latest version of the OS, 7.1, saw only a modest improvement at just 0.5% of devices.
Google released its monthly breakdown of Android usage today, and while Nougat is still making gains, usage of the latest version of the OS, 7.1, remains stagnant at just 0.4% of Google Play devices.
Almost seven months after the latest major Android update was released, Nougat is now installed on 2.8% of all Google Play Android devices, although only 0.4% are on the latest version, 7.1.
The newest versions of Android are now installed on just 1.2% of the platform's active devices, while 6.0 Marshmallow continues to grow, pushing past the 30% usage milestone for the first time.
Google has released its monthly usage statistics for Android versions. Android 7.0 and 7.1 Nougat together add up to 0.7% of all devices running the OS, and Froyo has finally dropped off of the list.
Android 7.0 Nougat is now on just 0.4% of devices, up by a pitiful 0.1% compared with last month - but a year after its release, 6.0 Marshmallow has finally overtaken the three-year-old 4.4 KitKat.
Google released its Android usage share statistics today, saying that Android 7.0 Nougat is installed on just 0.3% of Google Play devices. 6.0 Marshmallow also showed a strong increase, up to 24%.
Marshmallow has been available to manufacturers for almost a year now, but hasn't yet reached 20% of devices, while Android 4.4 KitKat - which was released nearly three years ago - is on 27.7%.
Android 7.0 Nougat will be released soon - but ten months after the rollout of version 6.0 Marshmallow began, it's now installed on just 15% of Android devices, and its growth rate has slowed.
Marshmallow is now installed on 13.3% of active Android devices, following its largest monthly increase so far - but Android 7.0 Nougat is fast approaching, and is due to arrive this summer.
Google has just announced a new feature that's rolling out to Android devices - called Nearby. This surfaces websites and apps that may be useful to the user based on his or her location.
Eight months after its rollout began, Google's latest figures show that Android 6.0 Marshmallow has finally passed the 10% milestone, but the release of Android 7.0 is fast approaching.
A new attack pattern has been discovered online, where older Android devices are being infected with ransomware just by visiting certain sites. The attack uses exploits leaked from the Hacking Team.
Sixteen months after its rollout began, Android 5.x Lollipop has finally overtaken KitKat as the most-used version of the OS - but after five months of availability, 6.0 Marshmallow is at just 2.3%.
Android 6.0 was released in early October - but the latest version of the OS is now installed on just 1.2% of active devices, indicating an even slower rollout rate than Android 5.0 Lollipop.
Android 6.0 began rolling out on October 5, but still hasn't reached 1% of active devices. 5.x Lollipop grew by 3.1% compared with last month, but the two-year old 4.4 KitKat still leads with 36.1%.
Version 5.x Lollipop now accounts for 29.5% of active Android devices - but two months after 6.0 Marshmallow began its rollout, just 0.5% of devices are running the latest version of the OS.
Over four months after its launch on iOS, Apple Music is now available on Android as a beta - but while users will be able to sign up for a free three-month trial, the app isn't yet feature-complete.
A year after its rollout began, Lollipop has finally reached a quarter of active Android devices - but the vast majority of devices are still running much older versions of the OS.
Google has finally rolled out Android Pay to over one million locations across the US, after its previous leak in August. The tap and pay system is compatible with NFC enabled devices on KitKat 4.4+.
Eleven months after it was first announced, 5.x Lollipop builds are now on 21% of active Android devices - but with 6.0 Marshmallow now weeks away, it's Android 4.4 KitKat that continues to dominate.
Google's latest figures show that Android 5.x builds have now been installed on 18.1% of active devices - but while all other versions dropped in usage, Android 4.4 KitKat actually saw an increase.
Nearly eight months after Google announced Android 5.0 Lollipop, the percentage of devices running the newest versions is finally in double-digits - but 4.4 KitKat still dominates the platform.
Almost seven months after Google announced the latest version of its Android OS, over 90% of devices are still running versions up to five years old - but the Lollipop rollout is gaining momentum.
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Six months after Google announced Android 5.0, just 5.4% of Android devices now have Lollipop - which means it's still on fewer devices than Android 2.3 Gingerbread or 4.0 Ice Cream Sandwich.
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Google's latest figures show that Android 5.0 has made it on to just 1.6% of all Android devices - but over 44% remain on Jelly Bean, while KitKat has also grown slightly compared with last month.
Almost three months after being announced by Google, the Android 5.0 update has still only reached 0.1% of devices - but the number of devices running Android 4.4 KitKat has increased considerably.
Dell's striking Venue 8 7840 tablet is now on sale for $399, and includes an 8.4-inch Quad HD OLED, a 6.1mm-thick body, 8MP camera, 2.3GHz Intel Atom processor, 2GB RAM... oh, and Android 4.4 KitKat.
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Android L is fast approaching, but many devices, including numerous Samsung Galaxy handsets, are still waiting for 4.4.4 KitKat which was released in June - but it looks like that's about to change.
Sony has confirmed that four of its Xperia handsets - all of them between 13 and 17 months old - will get no further Android OS updates, with two of the devices remaining stuck on Android 4.2.
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HTC has announced the Desire 510, the first ever 64-bit Android phone and the first device to feature the new Snapdragon 410 chipset - and it's also the company's most affordable 4G handset to date.
Some of Samsung's mid-range smartphones are expected to get the Android 4.4 KitKat update this month while the Galaxy S3 has been snubbed, according to a leaked status report from the company.
Samsung has announced the Galaxy S5 mini - but with a slower processor, lower-resolution display, less RAM, smaller battery and inferior camera, the new device shares little with the larger Galaxy S5.
Samsung has announced four new phones to join its line-up comprising of refreshed handsets for its Galaxy Core, Ace, Young and Star ranges that aim to affordably offer 'exceptional performance'.
Some owners of Nexus devices are reporting numerous issues and bugs since updating to Android 4.4.3, the latest version of the OS, which is intended to fix bugs and improve stability and performance.
Samsung has been rumoured to launch a more upmarket version of its Galaxy S5 smartphone and a newly leaked image of a premium-looking device suggests that it may be known as the Galaxy F.
Motorola has confirmed that its rollout of Android 4.4.3 will begin this week, although only a few devices will be able to get the update initially, which includes bug fixes and an upgraded dialer.
The next version of Android has begun rolling out to the Nexus 4, 5 and 7, as T-Mobile revealed on its support site - but this OS update is not the leap to version 5.0 that many have been hoping for.
While leaks of its new Android flagship, the G3, just keep on coming, LG is also getting in on the action, with three new teaser videos showing off the device including its design, camera and display.
Google's series of Nexus smartphones and tablets including the Nexus 4, Nexus 5, Nexus 7 and Nexus 10 will start receiving the KitKat 4.4.3 update starting May 23 to address some bugs.
Motorola's new Moto E offers a 4.3-inch display, 1GB of RAM, 1.2GHz Snapdragon 200 processor, 5MP camera, Android 4.4 KitKat, dual-SIM support, water-resistance and more, for just £89 GBP ($150 USD).
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