Android KitKat adoption hits 30%

Android KitKat 4.4 is now running on 30% of all Android device, as per latest numbers from Android developer dashboard. The numbers for KitKat is up from 24.5% in September.

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KitKat 4.4 is the only version of the operating system to face an increase this month, with an increase of 5.7%, now weighing in at 30.2% of the total market share. The KitKat share was 17.9% in July and 20.9% in August. Jelly Bean sits at 50.9%, which is slightly down from last month’s 53.8%. Ice Cream Sandwich is also on the decline, falling to 8.5% from 9.6%, and Gingerbread now sits at 9.8% down from 11.4%.

Google’s latest Android 5.0 Lollipop will hit the chart next month as it is available starting from today. 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.

Author: Sneha Bokil

Sneha Bokil is a tech enthusiast and is currently using OnePlus 3T but she still treasures her Nokia N70 (M). You can follow her on Twitter @snehabokil and on Google+