Michael DeGusta has painted a painful picture of the ongoing Android vs. iOS war. Mr. DeGusta looked back at all US-available Android devices as of mid-2010 and compared their update cycles to that of Apple’s iPhone. Frankly, when it comes to OS fragmentation, it doesn’t look good for Android.
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What is Sprint ID? It is Sprint’s custom version of Android that is coming to “most all of” their products next year, but I’m still having a hard time figuring out exactly what Sprint is doing with it long-term.
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Its growth appears to have stalled, but Android 1.5 is still the most widely used firmware version for devices that access the Android Market. Google’s latest platform version breakdown comes only weeks after the latest report which was their first since the Droid received Android 2.1.
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New report from Google shows the percentage of each version of Android.
Data about the number of devices running a given version of the Android platform.
Android fragmentation is real and it is not going away. Ask any developer and they will tell you about the difficulties of supporting multiple versions of Android and their different screen sizes. So what exactly does Android fragmentation look like?