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Android distribution data in January: Nougat remains below 1% and Froyo disappears

New year, new month … This only means one thing: new Android distribution data. Like every month, Google publishes in its official blog for developers the report where we can observe the growth and decline of the versions of your operating system.

Again, unfortunately, we don't have too many surprises to be happy about. Fragmentation continues to be the protagonist of this report, and there is no indication that this will change in the short or medium term.

Nougat does not go back, and Froyo disappears forever

If we start with the most recent versions, we find Nougat, which, even with several months of availability behind it, has only managed to position itself as the second least widespread version with a tiny percentage as low as 0.7% if we add the versions of Android 7.0 and Android 7.1. This translates into a growth with respect to the previous month of 0.2 points.

On the other hand, Marshmallow continues to be the second most used version of Android around the world with 29.6%, second only to Lollipop if we add versions 5.1 and 5.1, which together achieve a 33.4% share. In addition, version 6.0 of Android continues to be the one that suffers the greatest growth, with 3.3 more points compared to last December.

Under, KitKat continues to lose market share with 22.6%, and Jelly Bean with a sum of 11.6% among all its versions.

And finally, where we really find the surprise of this month, is in the arrival of Android 2.3 Gingerbread to the last position of this table with only a 1% share, surpassed by Ice Cream Sandwich and its 1.1%. Finally, after 7 years since its launch, and 7 consecutive months with a 0.1% share, Android 2.2 Froyo has disappeared forever from this table.

Related topics: Android 7.0 Nougat, Other Android