Android Nougat is currently installed on less than 0.4% of all Android devices

Android Nougat is currently installed on less than 0.4% of all Android devices
Google today shared the latest Android platform distribution numbers, revealing that Android Nougat (officially released over two months ago, on August 22) is off to an unsurprisingly slow start.

According to data collected by Google between November 1 and November 7, Android 7.0 Nougat is now installed on 0.3% of all Android devices in use around the world. As you probably know, only the LG V20, Nexus devices, and the Pixel C currently run 7.0 Nougat. Android 7.1 Nougat is not featured in Google's chart because it's installed on less than 0.1% of devices (basically, just the Pixel and Pixel XL are included here).

All in all, Android Nougat - 7.0 and 7.1 - can be found on less than 0.4% of devices in the wild. Since it's limited to the LG V20, plus the Nexus and Pixel series for now, we're not exactly shocked to see that the new version of the OS is not yet ready to make a bigger impact.

Meanwhile, Android Lollipop (5.0 and 5.1) still holds the crown with 34.1% of devices being stuck on it, followed by Android 4.4 KitKat at 25.2%, and Android Marshmallow at 24.0%.

With Samsung, LG, Motorola, HTC, and others planning major software updates for the coming months, Android Nougat is likely going to gain a few full percents pretty soon.




1. kiko007

Posts: 7518; Member since: Feb 17, 2016

KitKat-25.2% Seriously? Froyo-0.1% Hanging on for dear life! Marshmallow-24.0% Not bad....considering, you know.

7. NoToFanboys

Posts: 3231; Member since: Oct 03, 2015

"Not bad" No, this is bad.

2. Subie

Posts: 2395; Member since: Aug 01, 2015

Florin you left out the LG V20 in your second paragraph listing 7.0 Nougat devices. Unless I'm wrong...

6. Subie

Posts: 2395; Member since: Aug 01, 2015

Article corrected.

3. bucky

Posts: 3791; Member since: Sep 30, 2009

.4%? That's a nice improvement from android.

4. dnomadic

Posts: 426; Member since: Feb 20, 2015

98% of people, normal consumera, don't care, the other 1% (tech enthusiasts) this is of no consequence since we are always updating, swapping, or rooting, the remaining 1% will complain yet buy from the Vendors that never update.... 99% percent of statistics are made up but this is real....99% of people that say this is real are making it up....there goes those statistics again.... Bu,t again who gives a heck?

5. monoke

Posts: 1174; Member since: Mar 14, 2015

KK still working fine for me. lol. Lightest revision, good ram management, no battery drain issues, still quick. Don't fall into that trap that newer is always better folks! Read the changelogs, bugs, forums before deciding to update.

8. TrackPhoneUser

Posts: 256; Member since: Oct 21, 2015

Thought the Mi Max came with 7.0?

9. iushnt

Posts: 3126; Member since: Feb 06, 2013

That's MI MIX your are talking.. MI Max came with MM

10. cncrim

Posts: 1588; Member since: Aug 15, 2011

No surprise, slow as usual.

11. piyath

Posts: 2445; Member since: Mar 23, 2012


12. yoghibawono

Posts: 240; Member since: May 04, 2016

Seriously, casual based users dont really careabout android version. As long as it works. I have plenty of colleagues and friends who dont update their phones even they are being offered to update lmao.

13. Tizo101

Posts: 572; Member since: Jun 05, 2015

I know a lot of people using the same phone as mine but they don't really care for updating to marshmallow coz they are fine with lollipop

15. TBomb

Posts: 1579; Member since: Dec 28, 2012

I'm surprised any of the devices before KitKat are still working well enough for someone to justify holding onto them. It's over 3 years old - which means that some of the devices with Kitkat are even older than that.

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