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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.
Google today published its Android usage breakdown, the first report that it has released since May 7. The report shows that Android 8.0 is now on 10.1% of devices, but 8.1 is only on 2%.
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.
Almost eight months after the latest major Android update was released, Oreo is now installed on 4.6% of all Google Play Android devices, although only 0.5% are on the latest version, 8.1.
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Google published its monthly usage breakdown for Android devices this week, showing that Nougat is finally the most popular version of the OS, and Oreo is finally on over 1% of Google Play devices.
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Google released its monthly Android usage share breakdown today, showing that almost four months after its release, Android 8.0 Oreo is still only installed on 0.5% of all Google Play devices.
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Just over a month after it was announced, Android Oreo made it onto Google's monthly Android usage report, with 0.2% of active Google Play devices. 7.x Nougat is now on 17.8% of them.
Over a year after it was released, Android Nougat is only on 15.8% of Google Play devices, although just 1.6% are on the latest version, 7.1. Marshmallow gained some usage, and the rest declined.
Nearly a year after it was released, Android Nougat is only on 13.5% of Google Play devices, although just 1.2% are on the latest version, 7.1. Marshmallow gained some usage, and the rest declined.
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%.
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Google released its monthly breakdown of Android usage today, and while 7.0 Nougat saw yet another strong gain, the latest version, 7.1, remains at 0.6% nearly seven months after its release.
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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.
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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%.
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Android's monthly usage numbers are in. While Android Lollipop still remains the most popular version of Android, Marshmallow is the only version to show any growth at all.
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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.