Marshmallow to 7.5 percent of the Android-Smartphones – connect

More than half a year after the publication of Android to 6 Marshmallow slowly. 7.5 percent of Android devices use in the beginning of may the latest Version.

Android 6 Marshmallow

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The Google headquarters with Android 6 Marshmallow figure

Google has presented the latest statistics on the distribution of Android versions. The Numbers from the 2. May show: Android 6 (Marshmallow) is about seven months after the publication, to just 7.5 percent of the Android Smartphones and Tablets. After all, this is a significant increase compared with February. At the time, Android 6 had a spread of only 1.2 percent. However, the current Version is growing significantly slower than Android 5.0, which came after four months to 9.7 percent.

Android 5 (Lollipop), however, has overtaken the previous Android 4.4 (Kitkat) is the most commonly used Version of Android. If you take the Numbers for the versions 5.0 (16.2 percent) and 5.1 (19.4 percent), Android Lollipop to 35.6 percent, a slight increase compared with February. With 32.5 percent 4.4 is Android now just behind. Also the older Jelly Bean versions (Android 4.1 to 4.3) are represented with a combined 20.1 percent on significantly more devices than the latest Version of Marshmallow.

You can currently observe that more and more manufacturers will deploy the Android-6 Update for their devices, and many new smart phones now with Android 6 shipped. To a similar market penetration as Android 5 at the Moment, however, it will take some time. Meanwhile, Google is already in two weeks on the developer conference Google I/O, the new Version of Android N that will appear in the autumn. As a Beta Tester, you can take a look at the new features of Android N.


Android Verbreitung Mai 2016

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Android distribution in may 2016

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