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Thursday Poll: What Version of Android is Your Phone Currently Running?

Each month, the Android team updates their OS distribution charts to show the percentages of users running specific versions. In the most recent, we saw Ice Cream Sandwich jump up to over 10% for the first time, but the clear leader in the clubhouse remains Gingerbread after many months. Jelly Bean has yet to make an appearance on the chart which makes sense, since it has not officially been released yet. The August numbers will likely include it.

Until then, we thought we would ask our community, so that we can see what our numbers look like. I get this feeling that the majority is not going to be Gingerbread and will likely be a mix of ICS and Jelly Bean.

What Version of Android is Your Phone Currently Running?

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  • dylan84

    My Atrix is currently rocking AOKP (Android 4.0.4) hardcore. Cant wait to see Jellybean in the future though.

  • AnotherAndroidKid

    Peanut Buttery Jelly Bean Time

  • zaxwashere

    Was running vanirbean on my gnex until last night, had to switch to aokp to check out some issues i was having moving files over

    apparently divx was trying to read my mkvs as i transferred them o.0

  • http://profiles.google.com/adamtruelove Adam Truelove

    Those not running JB don’t know how good Android truly is. ICS doesn’t even count anymore, it feels buggy, slow, and outdated compared to JB. Android finally feels “done”. Though I know it will continue to get better, with JB it finally feels truly polished and smooth. My Gnex has JB on it, my wife’s still has ICS. The difference between the 2 is night and day.

    • http://www.facebook.com/people/Joe-Buck/100003482949493 Joe Buck

      i’ll just wait till they get the bugs out of the beans

      • ddevito

        Technically speaking…

        THERE AIN’T NONE!

        • TylerCameron

          On my nexus, I notice that if I send some text messages, I get this popup that says “Sending SMS messages you’ve sent a large amount of messages in the past hour. Are you sure you want to send this?” Or something like that. I didn’t even send 100 texts!

          • SeanBello

            that’s because it’s not supposed to be on your phone yet. the things it’s SUPPOSED to run on currently, it runs perfectly

      • KleenDroid

        I’d be curious to know what you are talking about as far as bugs.

    • Knlegend1

      Yeah I heard this today from someone. I was like dang really .1 makes a world of a difference like that? I have to get Jelly Bean and experience this for myself.

    • http://twitter.com/starnovsky Stan Tarnovsky

      So funny, I hear this same comment with every new Android version.

      • http://twitter.com/havens1515 Randroid

        I have never said that before, but in this case I agree. With each new version I have said that it is smoother, and faster, etc. But with JB there is no lag. Anywhere. I was never able to say that before. There was LESS lag with each new version, but with JB on my GNex, it’s finally gone completely.

    • devator22

      I have to agree, this is truly the apex of mobile phone development. Anything from here is just icing. 4.1 is the first os I didn’t feel silly running stock. Almost all the optimizations that amateur devs had to put into previous android versions are rendered irrelevant by the speed and fluidity of jelly bean.

  • Mike

    WHEN’S ICS COMING TO BIONIC?????????

    • Diablo81588

      Already here :)

  • shehippie

    Ive got my Droid running 2.2, DX on 2.3, Rezound on 2.3 and my Razr Maxx is ICS. =)

  • Falcon34

    I loved ICS, but after using jelly bean I can’t imagine using anything else.

    • PC_Tool

      Yep. Same here. Not missing AOKP nearly as much as I thought I would be. Would love me some AOKP JB though…

      • El Big CHRIS

        This

  • Android Guru

    Doughnut

    • kkanemt

      devour?

  • http://twitter.com/BodaciousBryce Bryce

    Ice Cream Sandwich, but the charging port on my Galaxy Nexus broke so waiting for the replacement to come then it’s off to Jelly Bean

    • Diablo81588

      What a surprise :P

  • http://www.facebook.com/people/Omar-Amer/100000249789319 Omar Amer

    Gingerbread… because the dev community for TBolt havent been able to get a fully functional ICS Rom working (data being the elusive part missing in all roms currently).

    • PC_Tool

      RIL is such a PITA…

      • http://www.facebook.com/people/Omar-Amer/100000249789319 Omar Amer

        on the bright side, I have a GNex arriving in about 19 hours time. so *shrug* seems I will have a phone with jelly bean before HTC can get around to updating the TBolt with ICS.

      • zaxwashere

        seriously, i remember back when jt1134 was trying to get the ril on the cm7 ports for the samsung fascinate…i thought it was gonna take forever

        Sorry you guys cant get it on the tbolt D:

        • PC_Tool

          jt is tha’ bomb. Made it possible for me to enjoy my Fascinate. Still wish I’d saved a MIUI with the Rick S mods…2.19 (I think?) was solid as hell.

          Without jt…none of it would have happened.

      • pj

        It really is. I’ve flashed ICS to 4 other phones already, but my tbolt is still sitting here on gb. I even flashed it just to play with it for a few hours, but without radio’s its pretty pointless.

  • http://www.theandroidsite.com benmarvin

    Jelly Bean on the Galaxy Nexus and Nexus 7, Ice Cream Sandwich on the Galaxy Note.

  • http://www.vgchartz.com SuperChunk

    I answered ICS, however I will be on JB by the end of the day.

  • http://twitter.com/RichWentz Rich Wentz

    31% running Jelly Bean……Doubtful

    • http://www.theandroidsite.com benmarvin

      On a fan site where a lot of us are nerds with Galaxy Nexuses that like to flash ROMs? Seems legit.

      • http://twitter.com/WetNilly Jared N

        Agreed.

  • Silver Veloz

    Interesting – all the people on ICS and Jelly Bean. Those of us with a Droid Bionic (even with the ICS leak), will have to revert back to Gingerbread (for a short time) to upgrade to the official ICS when it’s released. I’m still on Gingerbread (stock Bionic).

  • http://twitter.com/WetNilly Jared N

    GB.Just until my GS3 gets here. Then I can lay my Droid X to rest. It will be a bittersweet day. The DX was my first smartphone, coming from an LG flip phone, and it has treated me well.

    Verizon, hurry up and ship my damn phone already. I’m getting sick of hearing about everyone else already getting theirs and mine hasn’t even shipped!

    • naterecording

      I’m in the exact same boat! My DX has been pretty darn great. It’s almost difficult to upgrade just because the thing has been so durable. I’m almost inclined to wait for the Razr HD… but alas, I have the SGS3 bug now.

      • http://twitter.com/WetNilly Jared N

        I wanted to hold out for the Razor HD, but had to pull the trigger on the GS3 to keep my unlimited data.

        • naterecording

          Is there a certain date this has to be done in order to keep unlimited data?

          • msnight04

            It was June 28. If you renew your Verizon contract now and get a subsidized phone, you will be forced from your unlimited data plan.

          • naterecording

            That. sucks.

          • naterecording

            So, did my price just double to $60 for 2gb of data?

          • http://twitter.com/WetNilly Jared N

            I think you can still get 2gb for $30 if you’re on an individual plan

          • naterecording

            I checked with Verizon, and yes you are correct. Even better, I can use another account to upgrade and then activate it with my own number and keep my unlimited data!

          • msnight04

            If you buy a phone at full price, you can keep your unlimited data. If you get a subsidized phone, you can get an individual plan at $30 for 2GB data. Otherwise, you’ll have to get one of Verizon’s new share plans.

          • naterecording

            I got some great news from Verizon: I’m the only one on my family plan with a smartphone, so I was able to use another account to upgrade to the SGS3, and then they said I can activate the phone using my own number and still keep my unlimited plan. I’m not sure if this helps people with multiple smartphones on their accounts, or individual accounts, but it works out great for people with only one smartphone on a family account!

          • http://twitter.com/WetNilly Jared N

            You had to either by a new phone (or pre-order the GS3) before Verizon launched the “share everything” plans on June 28th. I placed my pre-order on June 12th.

    • CapnShiner

      I was able to borrow my friend’s DX2, so my DX is collecting dust right now, but I’m stuck on Gingerbread for now. I haven’t heard of any ICS-based ROMs for the DX2. Unfortunately, I will be stuck for a while because I refuse to give up my “Talk and Text + Data” promotional plan and therefore I must purchase at full retail from now on. My DX was my first smartphone, coming from a borrowed LG Voyager because my enV Touch went swimming. I loved my DX. It’s a tank. I never once put a case on it, just a screen protector. After a year and a half of use, the only damage is a couple of small chips of paint off the battery door.

      By the way, for anyone not familiar with Talk and Text + Data, it’s 450 minutes, unlimited text, and unlimited data for $20 off the regular price. The $480 saved over the course of a 2 year period is better than the subsidy for upgrading and re-signing for another 2 years. The fact I can keep unlimited data and leave any time I want are just icing on the cake.For anyone else fortunate enough to be on this plan, I suggest you do the same as myself.

    • IntlGrizzly

      Yeah, I’m still rocking my Droid X too. I’ve decided to hold out a little longer and see what the new nexus/nexi have to offer.

  • Droidzilla

    The poll results here are why Droid Life is awesome.

  • http://www.facebook.com/profile.php?id=47208397 Corey Trotter

    4 votes for other. Please tell me there aren’t still people running Eclair.

    • http://www.theandroidsite.com benmarvin

      Maybe they don’t know which version they have.

    • http://www.facebook.com/people/Omar-Amer/100000249789319 Omar Amer

      not everyone who reads the site has to have a phone running gingerbread+ (more often than not they are, but there are those who still hold onto devices with cupcake, donut, eclair and froyo)

    • naterecording

      Please tell me there ARE.

    • CapnShiner

      There could be fans of Android or just this site who don’t currently have Android at all. Maybe they are dreaming of buying an Android device while holding their flip phone and crying softly. Maybe they are, dare I say it, iOS users. Maybe they couldn’t resist the bright colors of a Lumia(or Windows Phone in general). Hell, they could even be holding on to their Pre for dear life. If they have a Blackberry, they most likely are forced by their employer or they are one of those few stubborn loyalists. Then there’s Symbian, Bada, and anything else I forgot.

  • http://www.facebook.com/profile.php?id=1183334096 Kevin Perri

    Since I have more than one phone I’ll clarify on here. My main phone (tmo g2) is running gingerbread, think I may try one of the ICS roms out there soon though. My back-up (tmo sidekick 4g) is stuck on foyo, unfortunately. Samsung and Tmo really messed up on that one.

  • Tweekex

    What is other? I’d really hope people aren’t still running Eclair..

  • TheFirstUniverseKing

    ICS MIUI on my awesome awesome Samsung Fascinate.

    • PC_Tool

      I wish I could still get Rick S. GB MIUI on my Fassy….loved those ROMS.

      None of them are linked anywhere anymore though. :(

  • MattH818

    Bionic ICS Leak .230 Love it!

  • http://twitter.com/rschleg rschleg

    Interesting. Over 80% of readers are running ICS or JB. WE ARE TEH 10%!

    • Michael

      I sir am the 1%

  • realfoxm

    Reverted back to ICS temporarily, at least until source drops.

  • billy routh

    Jelly Belly 2.1 It is awesome.

    • EC8CH

      The Jelly Belly gets updated so fast I can’t keep up… still on 1.8.

      I love it though.

  • EC8CH

    Jelly Belly V1.8

    Cause the G-Nex is awesome like that

  • Jacob121791

    CUPCAKE FTW!!!!!!!

    • http://twitter.com/redbullcat Phil Oakley

      Are you actually running Cupcake?

      • PC_Tool

        When are they gonna release it for the G’Nex though…jeez…taking them like, forever….

        • http://twitter.com/redbullcat Phil Oakley

          …I don’t follow.

    • E A butler

      lol… I want a cupcake phone

  • Smitchell

    Droid3 stuck on Gingerbread.

  • Cale Leda

    In our house, we have 3 android devices. OG Droid, Droid Bionic, and a HP Touchpad. All of them are running ICS…yes even the OG Droid.

    • Jacob121791

      I put ICS on my Eris the other day :).

      Gotta love the Android Dev community!!

      • Fattie McDoogles

        how does that run?

      • kwubba

        how is it running? I have my old eris still sitting around.

    • djembeman

      Oooh… I need to put Jelly Bean on my Droid 1! Great idea, it’s already rooted. I’ll search for it.

  • http://www.facebook.com/sghetiya Savan Ghetiya

    still on Froyo on the OG Droid !!

  • Smeckle

    Rooted GNex on ICS still. I’ve been waiting for Pete to release a new Bugless Beast build for 4.1 but he hasn’t been responding to me on Twitter and I’m really thinking of jumping ship for now until he does come out with one. Would really love to try JB…can anybody recommend a good ROM with it? All I know is what was posted here on DL last week.

    • Jacob121791

      I like Jelly Belly but it is hard to keep up with their updates…. (2+ a day)

      But i guess that’s a good problem to have.

      • Smeckle

        Thanks, I’ll look into it!

      • PC_Tool

        Still using the first V2 from Vicious…been rock solid and I end up nandroiding back to it every time I try any of the “updated” versions due to bugs. They seem to actually be making it worse at times.

        • Mike Petty

          Yup. V2 was really just leaked JB with a couple of fixes. Anything after that, and it’s really people just diddling with packages until the source is released. Stick with V2 or other with stock JB kernel for the next month.

        • Matt

          Have you tried V3 with franco’s kernel? I haven’t noticed any bugs and has performed wonderfully.

          • PC_Tool

            Switched to Modaco’s rom last night. Working beautifully, don’t want to fix what ain’t broken atm.

    • necessaryj

      Im with you. Bugless Beast has been awesome. I did jump to JB to try it out. As soon as Pete updates I’m back.

  • Adam Chiou

    I have an OG Droid running Ice Cream Sandwich and a HP Touchpad running Ice Cream Sandwich.

  • http://twitter.com/BossAsHell Boss As Hell

    Rocking Jelly Bean. Come on source!

  • http://twitter.com/the_ahj Alberto Hernandez

    Galaxy Nexus on ICS, but can’t wait for JB.

    • PC_Tool

      Of course you can. If you couldn’t, you’d be running it. ;)

  • http://www.contextoseo.com Alex Rodrigues

    My phone is stuck on 2.1, tnks to Sony

  • http://www.facebook.com/jason.hatherlee Jason Hatherlee

    Jellybean here. Vicious V3, to be exact.

    • ddevito

      Any reason to switch from V2?

      • http://twitter.com/jonruark Jon

        Beats Audio; if that’s your thing

    • b00ky

      I had some strange issues with Vicious V2 and now I am much happier with Vanirbean V7. Vicious V2 definitely had issues with the GPS locking and a noticeable lag on certain things like screen touches, opening apps, scores showing up very slowly/stuttering in some games – just some general processing delays. I always do a clean install so not sure what it was. Maybe V3 fixed some of those issues for good, but I can vouch for Vanirbean V7 as well. For those of you that didn’t already know this, Lux did have some issues with JB which have apparently been fixed. It prevented me from answering calls, etc. I tried it again this morning and it still prevented me from answering calls. Weird. Love Lux in general though.

  • Knlegend1

    Big ups to the 2% still running Froyo!!!

    • http://www.facebook.com/sghetiya Savan Ghetiya

      hells yea!!!!!

    • http://www.theandroidsite.com benmarvin

      I was rocking Froyo (CM6) on a Mytouch 3G for a week before I got the Galaxy Nexus at I/O.

      • E A butler

        Froyo is gross

    • NicholasMicallef

      it’s 1% now xD

  • l k

    4 lines in my house My Gnex JB Wifes GS3 ICS a Bionic ICS and another Gnex ICS. We also have 2 D1s inretirement on GB and a forgoten Thunderbolt on ICS

  • StephanC

    So, I currently have a RAZR Maxx but because of the issues I’m having with the screen Verizon is letting me return it for free. Should I get a Galaxy Nexus or stick with the RAZR Maxx? Or perhaps even preorder the GS3? What do you guys think? I’m already locked into the unlimited plan because I upgraded before the switch over.

    • Knlegend1

      It depends on you actually. If you are a super power user and eat through battery then get another Maxx. Me personally want some Jelly beans so I would go for the Nexus….if they can still sale you one.

    • Bionicman

      id just like to say jelly bean is amazing. if you dont mind a little work to unlock and root, get the GNex and Jelly Belly rom – amazin!

    • http://www.facebook.com/people/Joe-Buck/100003482949493 Joe Buck

      hard to argue with that beast of a battery on the maxx, plus you have moto radios,which are far better than gnex

    • http://www.facebook.com/people/Joe-Buck/100003482949493 Joe Buck

      ;-)

  • http://twitter.com/rosslabossiere Ross

    ICS!!!!

  • Jeremy Lukan

    Up until a week ago I would have said Gingerbread since I was still using CM7. But I’ve since bought a used Galaxy Nexus, that I rooted and loaded with 4.1. Now I can’t wait for CM9.1 (If that’s what they are going to call it)

    • https://plus.google.com/116879163037230501137/posts Cullen Maglothin

      Just announced that they will call it CM10.

  • greenbacks

    Jelly Bean has been great love it, all the Google apps and OS have been polished. I have to say best OS on the planet. Keep it up Google

    • CapnShiner

      I’m curious- do you mean best mobile OS or are you including PCs as well?

  • Greg Morgan

    I have an OG Droid running Froyo, Droid Razr Running GB, and a GNex running JB. Who knew ICS would be what’s skipped?! lol

    • http://www.androiddoes.net/ John E

      why is the Razr running GB? The update is waiting for you to pull it!

      • Greg Morgan

        I know, i just bought the Razr and am just playing with it right now. I kinda like the Gingerbread blur that moto has on here. It’ll be ICS by the weekend.

        • http://www.androiddoes.net/ John E

          the ICS on the Razr is actually really awesome, as close to stock as I ever thought that an OEM would make. My wife has a MAXX and she’s starting to really like the update even though she isn’t techy at all.
          I have a GNex running Vicious V3.

  • Mark F

    Mine is “wanabe Jelly bean”. LOL

  • http://www.deathbycone.com Jared Kotoff

    Waiting for Cyanogen mod to come out of RC with jelly bean. Then my GNex will be perfect.

    • http://www.droid-life.com/ Tim-o-tato

      You’ll be waiting a while then I guess :( I think their latest update said they are truly awaiting source until work begins.

      https://plus.google.com/117962666888533781522/posts/PNJutPNhixo

      • http://www.deathbycone.com Jared Kotoff

        I dont think it will be that long, at least not even close to as long as we’re waiting for CM9. Once they polish off CM9, and they get source like you said, i think it will be rather swift from there.

        • http://www.droid-life.com/ Tim-o-tato

          Fingers crossed!

  • teevirus

    Jelly Bean! Root 4 Life.

  • http://twitter.com/jheyneman James Heyneman

    Gingerbread, for now. I get my SGS3 tomorrow to replace my Thunderbolt.

  • Nick Cav.

    People still rock Froyo? Haha those were like the DROID 1 days…

  • Dan

    Im running Jelly Belly 2.2 (4.1)

    • http://www.facebook.com/PEEACHES Adam Collins

      Was 2.2 like just released a few minutes ago?
      I flashed jellybelly 2.1 earlier haha

    • will bartlett

      did they fix that fricken equalizer issue where it randomly jumps to full volume?

      • Dan

        never experienced that so i’m assuming they did! The dev pushes out an update everyday

        • will bartlett

          i just installed 2.1 today cause thats what i downloaded last night. yeah whenever i switch songs if the equalizer is on it turns the volume all the way up.

  • http://www.facebook.com/PEEACHES Adam Collins

    Been on Jelly Bean since the day the code was leaked.
    Love it.

    • j__h

      Any issues with Apps?

      • Michael G

        Light Flow notifications won’t clear. The dev knows and is working on it. That is the only one I’ve had a problem with.

      • Chris Pinola

        seems like a few applications (at least for me on a toro GNex) are being marked as incompatible on the Play Store since I’ve switched to JellyBelly 2.2. most notably Scan and YouTube. Wallet is MIA from the store but still works.

        • Matt

          You’re Wallet is working? I’ve read/heard its not working at all, not even for Sprint.

          • Chris Pinola

            yessir! in fact I just used it at 7-Eleven on my way to work this morning.

      • http://twitter.com/havens1515 Randroid

        K9 mail wasn’t working for a while, but the dev updated it within a couple days. Everything else I’ve tried works.

    • Mike Cutillo

      Is there a link as to how to root JB? I lost it when I upgraded. Any help or direction would be appreciated. (vzw gn)

      • JonathonFlores

        Everything you need to know is over at rootzwiki . Been on JB since it was leaked as well and haven’t looked back. Running Jelly Belly 2.2 on LTE Nexus

  • SirSoloDolo

    I hope to see all phones using Jelly Bean, Rooted or Not. Its truly polished