STATS: Android 2.3 still powers 45% of all Android devices

Google has collated another month’s worth of Platform Versions data, letting us see how its patchwork mobile OS landscape is assembled right now. As of February 4th 2013, the very latest Jelly Bean code now powers 13.6% of the devices Google saw connect to its online services, up marginally from 10.2% last month.

Last months data saw Android 2.3 installed on 47% of all Android devices. It’s slowly disappearing, down to 45% this month, although it looks like it’ll be the Android equivalent Windows XP that’ll simply NEVER DIE. Because it was perfectly OK. And some people are stuck with it.

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Not much else has changed. Ice Cream Sandwich’s market share is relatively static, probably due to ICS devices usually being the first in line for Jelly Bean updates.

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  1. It does not help that manufacturers flooded the market with gingerbread devices, and are still releasing devices with gingerbread up to this year.

    Then you get the Mobile Networks like O2 who refuse to update your Xperia to ICS and you are left on Gingerbread on your two year contract.

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