6.0 Android Marshmallow Becomes The Most Widely Used Version after Overtaking a KitKat

Palace things go slowly, like the Android updates. The adoption of new versions of Android that is so slow Marshmallow already needed more than one year to become first version of most widely used Android. This is not iOS.

That is the most significant of the new distribution of Android versions that Google has just published on their website. Android 6.0 Marshmallow has finally surpassed Android 4.4 KitKat from 24% to the https://developer.android.com/about/dashboards/index.html last month. Android KitKat now happens to be the most widely used second with 24% (formerly 25.2%).

The second most used version is 5.1 Android Lollipop, present in the 23,2% (formerly 22.8%). Android 5.0 Lollipop is in fourth position with 10.8% (formerly 11.3%).

The three latest versions of Android are unique to win market share, and that less adoption is having which until today was the latest version of the operating system: 7.0 Android Nougat, in a month has grown from 0.3% to the 0,4%. It is expected that 7.0 Android Nougat pond by the launch of Android 7.1 Nougat.

The latest version of Android not peel until the beginning of the coming year when manufacturers start to seriously update their devices and to launch their new devices with the new version already factory.