Google has released Android distribution numbers for the month of August. The latest stats reveal a 13.5% share for the Nougat OS, which is up around 2 percentage points compared to last month. Specifically, Nougat version 7.0 is now on 12.3% of devices, while version 7.1 is on just 1.2%. With 32.3%, Marshmallow is still the most widely-used Android OS version. That number represents a slight increase of 0.5 percentage points from previous month. While Lollipop and KitKat also have significant shares, there has been some drop when compared to numbers from July. Jelly Bean now powers…
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Google has updated the developer dashboards for August, and that means a new glimpse at which versions of Android are floating around out there. Like last month, Android 7.0 and 7.1 saw a small gain, and most other versions saw a small drop. That leaves Nougat on just 13.5% of devices today, and it’s entirely possible Android O will arrive before another platform update does.
Android 7.0 is by far the largest version of Nougat, which is what’s running on devices like the Galaxy S8.
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