Google has updated its statistics on the prevalence of different versions of the Android operating system on the official website for developers Android Developers. Statistics shows for the week ending August 1, 2016. According to these data, the version of Android Marshmallow has significantly increased its share, up from July’s 13.3% and reached 15.2%. Let’s remind, Android 6.0 Marshmallow began to spread 5 October 2015.
version Android Lollipop, in March became the most used of all, increased the 0.4% prevalence, capturing 35.5%. In second place is KitKat with 29.2%, a decrease of 0.9% compared to the result of a month ago. Version Jelly Bean received 16.7%, a decrease of 1.1%. It is on the third place and still retains lead over Marshmallow.
Recently, Android Marshmallow outperforms those of antiquity, as the Android 2.2 Froyo to 0.1%, from 1.7% Gingerbread and Ice Cream Sandwich with 1,6%.
In contrast, the new rival platform, of iOS 9, just a few days after the release has been installed by more than 50% of active mobile Apple devices.