Android Marshmallow adoption hits 18.7%, Nougat yet to enter the chart


Google has updated Android’s Platform Distribution chart for the month of September. Android Marshmallow adoption has soared to 18.7%, up from 15.2% in August.

Lollipop on the other hand is going strong with 35%, still down from 35.5% since last month. Android 4.4 (KitKat) has also decreased and slipped to 27.7-percent, down from 29.2-percent in August. While Android 4.1.– 4.3 (Jelly Bean) now is at 15.6-percent (down from 16.7-percent).  Older versions of Android Ice Cream Sandwich and Gingerbread are at 1.4% and 1.5% respectively. Finally Froyo is still going strong at 0.1%.

Google started rolling out Android 7.0 Nougat for Nexus devices last month and it is not yet present on 0.1% of all the Android devices. It will take another month for Nougat to enter the Android distribution chart.


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+