Android 4.0 Ice Cream Sandwich Installed On 16% Of The Android Devices


03.08.2012

Android 4.0 Ice Cream Sandwich Installed On 16% Of The Android Devices

Developer.android.com has posted the statistics regarding Android distribution over the active devices running on the mobile operating system developed by the Mountain View-based search engine giant, Google.

The numbers are for the July 1st – 31st 2012 time frame and the charts are showing that Android 2.2 Fryo’s time have passed as it drops under 16%, while Android 2.3 Gingerbread is the most widespread version with 60.6%. On the other hand Android 4.0 Ice Cream Sandwich is on the verge of overpassing the 20% milestone by the end of August 2012.

Android 4.1 Jelly Bean debuted in mid July 2012 syncronized with the Nexus 7 tablet, co-developed by Google and Nexus, while Samsung Galaxy Nexus, Samsung Nexus S, Motorola Xoom will be first devices to receive the 4.1 firmware update. Android 4.1 Jelly Bean is already installed on 1% of the total of Android devices, which is a decent share considering that the version is only two weeks old and that are millions of devices running on Android.

Android Honey Comb slowly disappearing from the charts, as most of the tablets will soon be ported to Android 4.0 ICS. This would be normal. Of course, there will be some exceptions.

The Android 4.0 Ice Cream Sandwich share have significantly grown over the last couple of months, also because Samsung Galaxy S3′s popularity. The South Korea-based company recently announced that 10 million units have already been shipped.

As you probably know, Samsung Galaxy S3 recently received the firmware update to Android 4.0.4 Ice Cream Sandwich, and everybody expects the Android 4.1 Jelly Bean upgrade to roll out soon.

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