Android 10 Running on Majority of Active Devices, Say Android Studio Platform Numbers

More than fifty percent of all smartphones operating on Google’s Android working program are now operating on Android 11 and Android ten, in accordance to the hottest statistics produced accessible by the company. Google no more time presents standard updates on the adoption of Android updates on its developer web page, instead revealing system figures on a semi-standard basis in Android Studio. System figures for Android twelve, which was introduced in October are not section of Google’s hottest distribution figures. Having said that, the earlier a few versions of Android at this time make up almost 70 per cent of existing equipment.

The hottest system distribution figures ended up noticed by 9to5Google in Android Studio, where by Google from time to time presents updates for Android update adoption. Google used to deliver up-to-date figures each individual month, but stopped the practice back again in 2018 forcing developers to depend on Android Studio to get a common concept of how lots of consumers ended up operating recent or more mature versions of Android. This data can be helpful for developers to choose which versions of Android to aid, and which versions can be dropped in the upcoming.

For the duration of this year’s Google I/O, the company discovered that around 3 billion equipment ended up operating on Android. According to the hottest distribution figures in Android Studio, 24.2 and 26.5 per cent of equipment are operating on Android 11 and Android ten, respectively. Android 9 is in 3rd position with eighteen.2 per cent of Android equipment, followed by Android 8 with thirteen.seven per cent. Notably, the share more mature versions of Android are now in single digits, with Android seven (and seven.1) at 6.3 per cent, Android 6 (Marshmallow) at 5.1 per cent, Android 5 (Lollipop) at 3.9 per cent, Android four.four (KitKat) at 1.four per cent and Android four.3 (Jelly Bean) at .6 per cent of all Android equipment.

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The hottest Android distribution figures shared by Google on Android Studio
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According to the report, before this, Google experienced not up-to-date its statistics considering the fact that April 2020, and developers may possibly not see another update to the distribution figures this 12 months. Android twelve statistics are not at this time accessible on Android Studio, but the working program was introduced just a month back, so figures are not likely to be higher. Developers who are fascinated in checking these figures for by themselves can download the hottest model of Android Studio from Google’s web page and use the wizard to generate a new job to verify how lots of consumers are operating several versions of Android.

In contrast, Apple lists the distribution of equipment operating recent versions of its iOS working program on its developer web page. Although figures for iOS 15, which was introduced in September, are not accessible, Apple’s hottest figures display that eighty five per cent of all energetic Apple iphone equipment are operating iOS fourteen, while 8 per cent of equipment are operating iOS thirteen, leaving only seven per cent of all Apple iphone handsets operating more mature versions of iOS. In the meantime, 79 per cent of all energetic iPad tablets are operating iPadOS fourteen, 9 per cent are operating iPadOS thirteen, with twelve per cent of iPad equipment operating more mature versions of the working program. The next update from Apple is envisioned to function up-to-date figures of equipment that have up-to-date to iOS 15 and iPadOS 15.


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