For those keeping track, Google actually skipped the month of July when it comes to showcasing the latest Android distribution numbers, but it’s back again this month to show that Android Lollipop has not stalled in its adoption.
For August 2015, of which closes out Google’s 7-day recording period that ended on August 3 of devices that access the Google Play Store app, Android’s Lollipop variant (Android 5.0 and Android 5.1) had settled on 18.1 percent of devices. Breaking it down a bit more, Android 5.0 is currently on 15.5 percent of devices, while Android 5.1 is currently enlisted on 2.6 percent. That’s up from 12.4 percent in June.
Android 4.4 KitKat still managed to pull in the highest percentage at 39.3 percent of devices, and it actually saw an increase from the 39.2 percentage it held back in June. Jelly Bean, Android 4.1 through Android 4.3, showed up on 33.6 percent of devices, which sees a considerable drop down from 37.4 percent back in June. Android 4.0.3 – 4.0.4 saw a result of 4.1 percent of devices, another drop from the last recorded period.
All in all, it’s good news for the latest version(s) of Android, with Lollipop continuing to take over more devices.
Which version of Android are you running on your daily driver?