7 months later, Marshmallow is still on just 7.5% of Android devices

With seemingly endless resources and thousands of employees at its disposal, it’s hard to believe that Google is still struggling to get a majority of Android users on to a single platform version. And yet, seven months after the launch of Android 6.0 Marshmallow, not even 10% of Android devices have been updated.

According to Google’s official distribution statistics, Marshmallow has only reached 7.5% of Android devices since it launched in October of 2015. That’s a significant jump over February’s paltry 1.2% market share, but still alarmingly low.

Within the past few months, Lollipop (released in 2014) has finally overtaken KitKat (released in 2013) as the most popular version of Android by a margin of 35.6% to 32.5%. Jelly Bean is still sitting at just over 20%, Ice Cream Sandwich is staying above water with 2.0%, Gingerbread has 2.2% and Froyo somehow maintains…

Read the entire article from BGR here: 7 months later, Marshmallow is still on just 7.5% of Android devices

 



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