Google: Android KitKat now runs on 21% of all Android devices
While we now have fewer devices running Jelly Bean when compared to last month, this version of Android (including 4.1, 4.2 and 4.3) is still the most widely used, being found on 54.2% of devices. Android 4.0 Ice Cream Sandwich currently powers 10.6% of Android devices, while 13.6% are stuck running 2.3 Gingerbread. Last on the list, still giving life to 0.7% of devices, is the very old Android 2.2 Froyo. Other Android versions, like Honeycomb or Éclair, are not listed because they account for less than 0.1%.
It will be interesting to see how things stand after Google launches the brand new Android L (currently available as a Developer preview for select Nexus devices). Let's hope the upgrade process won't be a painfully long one - though we're afraid that this is exactly what will happen in the case of some manufacturers.