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Almost All Android Smartphones Now Run On Android 7 Nougat

In the month of May, Android 7 Nougat distribution has been growing steadily. Every month, Google do release the percentage of each Android version that is being used during the month. This distribution shows and help Android app developers to know the best Android version they should develop their app for especially for compatibility.

Wow! Lollipop still remain at the top with 32% share followed by Marshmallow with 31.2% share which hasn’t change since last month. Gingerbread, Ice cream sandwich, and Jelly bean has reduced in share a little which shows that people are now upgrading to a newer version. KitKat lost the most share, it dropped 1.2 percentage down to 18.8% from 20% last month.

The latest Android version 7 Nougat has been increasing in share. In April, it has 4.9% share but increased to 7.1% in the month of May.

So, what Android version is your phone currently running?

21 Comments

  1. abdulrahman yusuf abdulrahman yusuf May 3, 2017

    Am currently running 4.2 but with d help of custom Roms upgrading to different version has been a piece of cake

  2. abdulrahman yusuf abdulrahman yusuf May 3, 2017

    Oga prex,is it true Android 8.0 is out,I think I heard its gonna b Android Oreo

  3. Bright Bright May 3, 2017

    still lollipop . what about u

  4. Badmus Adebayo Badmus Adebayo May 3, 2017

    Does this mean the first versions of android may be outdated soon?

  5. Yea…ANDROID Oreo name hasn't been confirmed by Google. We are still expecting the update and the name Android 8.0 would bear.

  6. Ogunleye Olusola Ogunleye Olusola May 3, 2017

    Google has refused to send the update to my hot2 as promised but I am already having it on the system update in my Infinix Note 3 pro but Iam afraid to update because of the numerous complaints I read online From those that have updated.

  7. Muhsin yusuf Muhsin yusuf May 4, 2017

    am using marshmallow on my infinix hot 4 and tecno w3

  8. Anonymous Anonymous May 4, 2017

    Pls,is hot 3 going to get any update??

  9. Bright Bright May 4, 2017

    can w3 be updated to marshmallow? is it through custom ROM or system update

  10. Ogunleye Olusola Ogunleye Olusola May 4, 2017

    Yea prexblog, the update is on the system update, the volume is about 1.2gb. I log into the infinix X club to see the reactions of those that have updated to 7.0 and I was surprised that everybody was complaining about the update ranging from phone rebooting every minute to battery draining fast and numerous other bugs in the update.So Iam afraid to update so as not to be confronted with such numerous complaints.Please precious any advice?

  11. Anonymous Anonymous May 4, 2017

    Yes almost all run on android nougat but the new ones are not affordable..

  12. Bright Bright May 5, 2017

    hope you know also some small China phones of nowadays now come with good Android version. at least lollipop (5.1)

    so all that matters is just RAM and good battery

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