Google has revealed Android distribution numbers for the month of August that covers a period of time of 7 days, ending on August 12. The data shows the most recent version of Android KitKat reach an all-time usage high at 20.9 percent, up from 17.9 percent this time last month thereby recording a 3 percent growth.
Jelly Bean 4.1-4.3 has continued its decline to 54.2 percent from 56.5 percent last month. While Ice Cream Sandwich has fallen from 11.4 percent to 10.6 percent. Android 2.3 Gingerbread actually grew from 13.5 percent in July to 13.6 percent in August, while Android 2.2 Froyo held steady at 0.7 percent.
The Android distribution numbers do not include information for devices running a version of the operating system lower than 2.2, as they do not support the latest Google Play Store app. Android KitKat is gradually increasing its market share as it stood at mere 5.3 percent in April, 8.5 percent in May and 13.6 percent in June.