Google has published its latest Android platform usage stats that show Android 8.x Nougat now on almost a quarter of active devices and Pie 9.0 still scrounging for 0.1% usage to get on the charts.
Google released the latest usage stats for Android a few days ago, and sadly it still shows that less than 15% of all devices that accessed Google Play are on Android 8.0 Oreo. That's pretty weak.
Since the Android usage stats arrived late last month, it's no surprise that the list of different versions have barely moved in the last few weeks. However, it does show a trend - slow adoption.
In a bid to raise the bar of excellence in devices being built for the enterprise, Google has announced the Android Enterprise Recommended program, which sets high standards for enrolled devices.
It's a busy start of the year for Samsung, what with the Oreo beta test for the S8 and S8+ now over. Before that drops for those devices, the January security patches will be rolled out first.
In a new report by MWR InfoSecurity, a new exploit was discovered which tricks users into recording their screen without their consent. The exploit is present in Android versions 5.0 to Android 7.1.
Seven months after it launched the Galaxy A5 (2017) - and almost a full year after Google released Android 7.0 - Samsung has finally begun rolling out the Nougat update to that device.
Lenovo launched the Phab 2 Pro - the first consumer phone to support Google's Tango augmented reality platform - nine months ago, but the device will remain stuck on Android 6.0 Marshmallow.
Samsung launched the Galaxy A7 (2017) in January with Android 6.0.1 Marshmallow onboard. Now, almost a full year after Android 7.0's release, the Nougat update is finally rolling out to that device.
After mocking Google last month for the tiny percentage of devices running the latest versions of Android, Apple has revealed that 87% of active iOS devices are running iOS 10, which launched in 2016.
Almost seven months after launching the Galaxy A3 (2017), and eleven months after Nougat was originally released, Samsung has finally begun rolling out the Android 7.0 update to that device.
Two months after LG released Android 7.0 for the V10 - and eleven months after Google originally made that version of the OS available - T-Mobile has finally begun rolling out the update.
In March, LG confirmed plans to bring Android 7.0 to the G4 in the second half of 2017. The wait for the update appears to be nearing its end, as Nougat is now available for some G4 models.
After appearing in beta form early in 2016, Remix OS, an Android fork for PCs, will be wound up after Jide Technology made the decision to focus on bringing its hardware and software to enterprises.
Google originally released Android 7.0 Nougat way back in August 2016. Now, nearly 11 months later, Australian carrier Telstra has finally begun rolling out the Nougat update to the HTC 10.
Ten months after its release, Android 7.0 Nougat has reached 10.6% of devices. Marshmallow had reached 15.2% within ten months of its rollout starting, and it's more than doubled since then, to 31.8%.
After suspending its Android 7.0 Nougat rollout for the Xperia XA and XA Ultra last week - due to "performance inconsistencies" with its OTA update systems - Sony has now resumed the rollout.
Google released Nougat in August 2016, but Xiaomi has only just announced details of the handsets that it intends to upgrade to Android 7.0 and 7.1.1, although there's no clear timeframe for doing so.
In a bit of bad news, Sony has pulled the Android 7.0 Nougat update for its Xperia XA and Xperia XA Ultra. The firm has stated that those that were able to download the software need not worry.
Sony's Xperia Touch is a compact Android 7.0 device that projects its interface onto any flat surface, creating a 23-inch touch-sensitive display - but it promises just one hour of battery life.
Samsung began rolling out the Android 7.0 update for its Galaxy Tab S2 9.7 in early April. AT&T is now bringing the Nougat update to the device, along with the May security patches for Android.
It has been a long wait for owners of the year-old Sony Xperia XA Ultra, but now those users can expect some Nougat goodness to arrive on their devices soon, with it already rolling out in Europe.
After a long and drawn out silence, OnePlus has finally confirmed that it will not be updating the OnePlus 2 with Android Nougat. The firm had some interesting light to shed on the subject.
After promising to do so a few days ago, T-Mobile has begun rolling out the Android 7.0 Nougat update for Samsung's Galaxy S6 and S6 edge. The carrier also updated the Galaxy Tab S2 9.7 this week.
Over nine months after Android 7.0 was released, Samsung has begun rolling it out to the Galaxy Tab S2 8.0 across the US, and T-Mobile is also bringing the update to the 9.7-inch model.
Two months after Sprint brought Android 7.0 to the Galaxy S6 and S6 edge, T-Mobile has announced that it will finally begin rolling out the Nougat update to both of those handsets this week.
Apple revealed today that iOS 10 is installed on 86% of its active mobile devices, and compared that with Android 7.x on just 7% - but that percentage was revised upwards by Google a few hours later.
The Xperia Touch will launch in the US this month for $1,700 - a significant sum to pay for the portable Android 7.0 projector that, according to Sony, offers just one hour of battery life.
Two and a half months ago, Samsung began its Nougat rollout for the Galaxy Note5, starting in Turkey. Now, the update is making its way to Europe... with three-month-old Android security patches.
It has been nine months since Google released Android 7.0 Nougat and it looks like LG is finally ready to bring the update to its V10 handset. The update is rolling out to those in South Korea.
Nine months after Google released Android 7.0 - and months after the update arrived for the device on Sprint, T-Mobile, Verizon, and even AT&T - Nougat is finally available for the unlocked LG G5.
After beginning its Android 7.0 rollout for the Galaxy A5 (2016) earlier this month, Samsung has now made the Nougat update available for that device, and for the Galaxy A7 (2016), in India.
Having trailed carrier rollouts of the OS upgrade, it appears that Android 7.0 Nougat is finally being made available to unlocked Samsung Galaxy S7 handsets in the US as an over-the-air update.
With "Android O" just around the corner, Google has officially concluded the Beta Program for Android Nougat. The company says that the program will kick off for the beta version of Android O soon.
Over eight months after Google originally released Android 7.0, AT&T has finally begun rolling out the Nougat update to its Galaxy S6 handset family, including the April security updates for Android.
Almost nine months after Nougat became available, and after all the other major carriers rolled out the Nougat update to their Galaxy S6 edge_ variants, now T-Mobile has made it available.
Not everyone needs the best of the best when it comes to handsets and, for them, there are still options. Some new information indicates that T-Mobile will be offering a new smartphone from Coolpad.
Eight months after Android 7.0 was released, Samsung has now begun rolling out the update to its Galaxy S6 and S6 edge in Canada. Rogers has said that its rollout will begin early next month.
Sprint, AT&T and Verizon have already upgraded the Galaxy Note5 to Android 7.0 - but T-Mobile has confirmed that the Nougat update has now been approved and owners "should start to see it next week".
Remember when HTC promised to bring Android updates to its One A9 within 15 days of their release for Nexus devices? Well, it's now bringing Nougat to the One A9 in India, eight months behind Google.