Launched the Android platform last year 6.0 Marshmallowgaining popularity: in the last month it has increased the audience of nearly 2% and was set at 15% Android-devices. Earlier versions – KitKat and Lollipop – gradually lose users
On the KitKat date set at 29.2% Android-based smartphones, and Lollipop – by 35.5%. Despite the fact that the old version of Android every month lose some users, the platform still remains very fragmented. Even Jelly Bean (4.1-4.3) retains 16.6% of the market.
The most common version of the Android become the most popular in the Android ecosystem, after more than a year after its release. If the smartphone market will not happen something unexpected, that history will repeat itself and Marshmallow.
Most older versions of Android, which will no longer receive updates – Ice Cream Sandwich, Gingerbread and Froyo – use only 3.4% of users
In the near future, Google will release Android 7.0 Nougat, which will increase the fragmentation in the ecosystem.