Android versions distribution stats: Lollipop still wildly unpopular, KitKat climbs to 39%, but Jelly Bean dominates

Google's Android team has been consistently providing info regarding the relative popularity (or unpopularity) of the various versions of the software among the installed based, and we just received the stats for January...
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27. BREvenson

Posts: 240; Member since: May 17, 2012

Of course Lollipop numbers are going to be far lower than any other version: there's only a fraction of devices out there running it. Outside of the Nexus lineup, nearly every flagship phone from Samsung, LG, HTC, Motorola, etc. has yet to get the upgrade, for whatever reason, be it manufacturer delay, carrier delay, what have you. Give it a couple of months. HTC is planning to push 5.0 out to the M8 in the next two weeks, and I would hope the Galaxy S4/S5 and the Note 3/4 would get theirs not long after; if it all works out, those numbers will look a little different come Q2.

29. justsayit

Posts: 256; Member since: May 09, 2013

g2 still waiting for lollipop :(
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