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February’s Android Distribution Chart is Out – Gingerbread and Ice Cream Sandwich Shares Grow Slightly

Back in January, Android 4.0 made up for all of 0.6% of the world Android market share. As of February 2, it has jumped up to a full 1% as a handful of tablets received updates from Honeycomb. Gingerbread as expected, remained king, growing another few percentage points thanks to updates on a number of phones.

Overall though, the pie looks almost identical to that of the previous month. While manufacturers work hard on updating their phones to ICS in the coming months, it likely won’t change much for a while.

Via:  Android Developers

  • webby

    Before I bought my Nexus on day one, I had an HTC Incredible — it had version 2.3.4.  What’s up with the fact that 2.3.4 is not listed??

    • F1veO

       It is listed. Under the part that says Android 2.3.3 – Android 2.3.7. The group that has 58.1% distribution.

  • when is my phone getting jelly bean?

  • Matthew Rosidivito

    The only real “fragmentation” problem I see here are devices under 2.2. Having a good chunk of older phones on Froyo is understandable. Am I being naive?

    • Yes. Every single Android phone is capable of Gingerbread. But I love Android :p

      • Matthew Rosidivito

        Well that’s why I said understandable, and not ideal. Consider that I’m still using Windows XP on my work computer. =[

  • Anonymous

    I’m part of the 1%! (not that OTHER 1%)

    • EC8CH

      I’m part of the 0.7%…

      poor unrooted 0.3% peasants 😛

      • Noyfb123

        I went from OG droid 2.2.3 to GN 4.0 I kinda feel like superman now

  • Jeff Tycz

    how are there still people using cupcake and donut phones out there!

  • Anonymous

    So at earnings, Google said there are 250 million active Android devices, so 1% means 2.5 million are running ICS. 

  • Lmrojas

    Fragmintation! /S

  • I like how there is more 4.0.3 than 4.0.2 even though it’s not officially released on any phones

    Edit: a credit to the power of AOSP

    • Evan Knofsky

      It is officially released on the nexus s

      • I thought they pulled that update shortly after release, due to bugs?

        • noyfb123

          Not available yet on my nexus in st.louis market, still 4.0.2 with no updates