Distribution of Android versions: KitKat still on the rise with 8.5% of end terminals in April

Like every month, Google communicates the distribution of numbers of versions of Android installed on smartphones connecting to Google Play. Last month saw an increase of KitKat and a small decline in versions prior to Android 4.1.

And as expected, the winner of last month is the latest version of Android KitKat. This earns 3.2 points from March and spent 8.5% of presence on Android devices. Is the joint output of the standard bearers of Samsung, HTC and Sony? Numerous updates to KitKat performed by the manufacturers? In all cases, the proportion of passing on Android 4.4 phone is expected to increase in the coming weeks.

This increase KitKat feels towards older versions of the mobile OS, which mark the spot. Jelly Bean – which includes all the Android versions from 4.1.x to 4.3 – was present in 60.8% of phones in April 2014, a loss of 0.6 points from March. The same goes for Ice Cream Sandwich (Android 4.0.3 and 4.0.4) which lost 0.9 points compared to March 2014 to spend 13.4%. The older versions of Android – version 2.2 to version 3.2 – finally marking time with a fall of 1.7 points, or 17.3% of devices connected to Google Play.

For more details visit the official website of Android. Google will detail including screen sizes and densities, and there is also an account of the distribution of OpenGL versions (1.1, 2.0 and 3.0) on Android devices.