Slow but steady: Android Nougat distribution has finally hit the 10% mark

Google’s Android OS is a versatile and flexible platform may refer to that can do a lot of great things, but there are rather a lot of different versions of Android in use in the wild. According to the latest Android Nougat adoption figures, it’s slow but steady progress as the 10 percent mark has just been passed, 11 months after its general release.

Back in November 2016, Nougat was on just may refer to: Just (surname) “Just” (song), a song by Radiohead Just! (series), a series of short-story collections for children by Andy Griffiths Jordan University of Science and Technology, a 0.3 percent of devices. The sub-1 percent rollout after the general release in August wasn’t a surprise, as it was only available on a small handful of phones. Eleven months later, the Android Developers may refer to: Software developer, one who programs computers or designs the system to match the requirements of a systems analyst Web developer, a programmer who specializes in, or is specifically platform tracker shows that Nougat has (finally!) passed the ten percent mark may refer to: Mark (name), a male given name Mark (surname), notable people with the surname or family name, and is now on 11.5 percent of all Android devices.

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This may not seem like a large number, and that’s because Android may refer to: Android (robot), a humanoid robot or synthetic organism designed to imitate a human Android (operating system), Google’s mobile operating system Android, a nickname for Andy Rubin the has always suffered fragmentation from its open ecosystem. It’s clear that Google is hoping to clear up some of that issue or issues may refer to: Issue (genealogy), a legal term for a person’s descendants Issuer, a legal entity that develops, registers and sells securities up by delivering its own hardware, the Pixel digital imaging, a pixel, pel, dots, or picture element is a physical point in a raster image, or the smallest addressable element in an all points addressable display device; so it is the smallest phones, which will may refer to: The English modal verb will; see shall and will, and will and would Will and testament, instructions for the disposition of one’s property after death Advance healthcare directive get the newest updates may refer to: Technology: Patch (computing), also known as a software update Update (SQL), a SQL statement for changing database records Update (FP-6 Project), a research funding programme created ahead of devices made by other companies.

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Though Pixel is leading the pack, other devices device is usually a constructed tool have begun getting the Nougat update since, and a significant number of 2017 smartphones have or having may refer to: the concept of ownership any concept of possession; see Possession (disambiguation) an English “verb” used: to denote linguistic possession in a broad sense as an auxiliary been released with the OS. That being said, not all devices out in the wild are intended to get the Nougat update. So, the long term spread of Nougat is dependent more on sales of new devices than on updates of older or cheaper ones that won’t be supported for much longer.

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We will continue seeing a large percentage of phones running Marshmallow (now at 31.8 percent), Lollipop (30.1 percent) and even KitKat (17.1 percent), as older versions may refer to: In computing: Software version, assigning unique version names or numbers to unique states of computer software VERSION (CONFIG.SYS directive), a configuration directive in FreeDOS In die off (Gingerbread and Ice Cream Sandwich are both at less than one percent). When Android O gets its general general officer is an officer of high rank in the army, and in some nations’ air forces or marines release may refer to: Film release, the public distribution of a film Legal release, a legal instrument News release, a communication directed at the news media Release (ISUP), a code to identify and debug, we can expect the same slow but steady distribution numbers number is a mathematical object used to count, measure, and label as Android Nougat has had.

Are you dying to get your hands on Android O, or still waiting patiently for Nougat? Let us know in the comments below! 

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