World’s most popular version of Android is finally less than two years old

In late October back in 2014, Google released its hotly anticipated Android 5.0 Lollipop update to the general public. Now, more than 16 months later, Lollipop has surpassed Android 4.4 KitKat to become the most widely used version of Android in the world. KitKat, mind you, was released on Halloween Day back in 2013. And yes, up until this month — March 2016 — it was still the most popular version of Android.

It’s tough to be an Android user these days unless you’re willing to upgrade your smartphone annually or buy a Nexus phone. Right now, by the way, is a fantastic time to buy a Nexus phone.

Google’s latest publicly available version of its mobile operating system is Android 6.0 Marshmallow. It was first released to the general public more than five months ago and according to Google’s own Android version distribution data, it’s currently installed on just 2.3% of all active…

Read the entire article from BGR here: World’s most popular version of Android is finally less than two years old

 



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