Android’s Jelly Bean iteration now runs on nearly 60 percent of the total Android smartphones globally, the latest Google Android dashboard report highlights. KitKat too has increased its presence to 1.4 percent, from 1.1 percent recorded in December. Gingerbread and Ice Cream Sandwich, have further lost their share of users and now run on 21.2 percent and 16.9 percent respectively. Also Read - Microsoft Surface Duo to receive three years of Android OS and security updates
Google’s latest report highlights that Jelly Bean now runs on 59.1 percent of the Android devices, up by almost 5 percent from 54.5 percent recorded last month. Another key attraction is that there has been significant increase in the percent of 4.3 Jelly Bean running devices, which has now jumped to 7.8 percent from 4.2 percent last month, owing to the roll out of Jelly Bean 4.3 on many devices.
Android’s latest OS version, the 4.4 KitKat too has gained share to 1.4 percent from 1.1 percent of smartphones. Gingerbread, on the other hand, now runs on 21.2 percent of smartphones and Ice Cream Sandwich too has dropped to 16.9 percent, from their last month’s presence of 24.1 percent and 18.6 percent respectively.