KitKat jumps 21% – Android in June

Google has published its latest platform stats – based on active Android devices interacting with Google Play – and KitKat continues to increase. Share for version 4.4 grows from 8.5% in May to 10.3 in June (a 21% increase).

Android platform stats - June 2014

Android platform stats - June 2014

Looking at it from one angle, Android 4.x.x (ICS, Jelly Bean and KitKit) now accounts for 84% of all (Google Play) active devices.

It's also goodbye to tablet oriented Honeycomb (3.2) and its “holographic” UI design, as it slips below recognition of 0.1% distribution.

See Google’s developers blog for the latest figures. (“Data collected during a 7-day period ending on June 4, 2014. Any versions with less than 0.1% distribution are not shown.”)

Here are the detailed figures….

1.5 Cupcake – disappeared
1.6 Donut - disappeared
2.1 Eclair - disappeared
2.2 Froyo - (was 1.0%) - 0,8%
2.3 – 2.3.2 Gingerbread - disappeared
2.3.3 – 2.3.7 - (was 16.2%) - 14.9%
3.2 Honeycomb - disappeared
4.0.3 – 4.0.4 Ice Cream Sandwich - (was 13.4%) - 12.3%
4.1 Jelly Bean - (was 33.5%) - 29.0%
4.2 Jelly Bean - (was 18.8%) - 19.1%
4.3 Jelly Bean - (was 8.5%) - 10.3%
4.4 KitKat - (was 8.5%) - 13.6%

The Google page also gives stats on the historical distribution, screen sizes and densities, and Open GL versions…

 

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *

*

You may use these HTML tags and attributes: <a href="" title=""> <abbr title=""> <acronym title=""> <b> <blockquote cite=""> <cite> <code> <del datetime=""> <em> <i> <q cite=""> <s> <strike> <strong>