Android 5.0 Lollipop installed less than 0.1% of the devices, iOS 8 – nearly 70%




Google has released information on the distribution of the various versions of its mobile operating system Android. Opened paints bleak picture statistics in January released seven weeks earlier got Android 5.0 to less than 0.1% of the total base of Android-devices.


Over the past month, no radical changes in the situation did not happen. According January 5 Android 5.0 Lollipop is not mentioned at all in the statistics of Google, which means that a barrier of 0.1% did not overcome was. Thus, the three-month waiting for the appearance of the latest version of the system on their devices continues for more than 99.9% of their respective owners. So far, the system users waited only a number of models of the Nexus from Google itself and smartphones Samsung Galaxy S5 – just three countries.

For comparison, the mobile operating system iOS 8 on January 7, according to statistics Apple, was set at 68% of the smartphone iPhone, iPod players and tablet iPad. Over the last two weeks the proportion of fresh mobile platform increased by 4%. Currently in second place for the dissemination of iOS 7 with 29%, and even older versions of gain in the amount of not more than 4%.


As with previous versions of Google-OS, the share of Android 4.4 for December rose from 33.9% to 39.1%. Joint rate versions 4.1, 4.2 and 4.3, united by a common name Jelly Bean, decreased to 46%.


Major releases of competing operating systems iOS 8 and Android 5.0 Lollipop was released almost simultaneously – in the autumn of last year . Changes in Apple’s mobile platform focused mainly on the level of functionality, while the most significant changes “green robot” associated with the transition to the language design Material Design.

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