Google has released Android distribution numbers for the month of September. Android Nougat 7.0 and 7.1 is now present on 15.8% of devices up from 13.5% last month. It has finally surpasses KitKat which has a market share of 15.1%.
Android 6.0 Marshmallow continues to hold the largest percentage, at 32.2%, slightly down from 32.3% last month. Jelly Bean is also continuing its decline and is now present on 6.9% of devices. On the other hand, Lollipop declined to 28.8%. Meanwhile, Gingerbread and Ice cream sandwich are surviving at 0.6%
Google’s latest OS, Android 8.0 Oreo, has still not entered the distribution chart, which means that it’s installed on less than 0.1% of Google Play devices. The data was collected during a seven-day period ending on September 11, and only represents devices that have visited the Google Play Store during that period, so it does not include AOSP devices."Android Nougat is now present on 15.8% of devices",