Published On: Tue, Oct 3rd, 2017

Android 8.0 Oreo Shows Up in Oct Android Distribution Chart At 0.2% While Nougat Climbs To 17.8%

It’s been a month given Android 8.0 Oreo begun rolling out to name devices. Given a entrance on Nexus and Pixel devices, a latest chronicle of Android has finally shown adult on October’s Android Distribution chart. Currently, Oreo is using on 0.2% of sum active Android devices. Meanwhile, Nougat continues a strain to arise as comparison versions sojourn immobile or diminish.

Last month’s (September) Android placement draft had no discuss of Oreo, though Oct recover has finally got it listed. Currently, usually inclination from Google and Sony are using Android 8.0 Oreo. Sony Xperia XZ1 already runs Oreo while a XZ1 Compact is also approaching to boat with a latest chronicle of Android. Google’s Pixel and Nexus inclination are also using Oreo.

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The share of Oreo is approaching to grow in a subsequent placement draft as Google will launch a Pixel 2 lineup. Also, other manufacturers are also gearing adult to launch latest inclination with Oreo on them.

According to October’s placement chart, Android 7.0 Nougat rose by 1.6% to 15.8% while Android 7.1 Nougat saw an boost of 0.4% to 2.0%. When combined, Nougat now runs on a sum of 17.8%, that is registers a arise of 2% from September’s placement tally. Meanwhile, Marshmallow fell by 0.2% and is now accounting for a sum 32.0% of active Android devices, though it is still a many used chronicle of Android.

Android 5.0 Lollipop runs on 27.7% inclination while Android KitKat outlines 14.5%. Older versions like Jelly Bean fell to 6.6% as Ice Cream Sandwich, and Gingerbread both sojourn immobile during 0.6%.

The information for each month’s Android placement draft is gathered from Android inclination that accessed a Play Store during a seven-day duration finale on Oct 2, 2017.

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Rocky turf for Oreo

The fact that Oreo is still during 0.2% regardless of a refurbish rolling out to Pixel and Nexus inclination is since these phones occupy reduction than 1% of a Android smartphone marketplace share. This is a reason because continued updates for these phones don’t make a large disproportion on a placement chart. Also, Nougat has still not crossed 20% on a chart, that speaks volumes about how delayed a refurbish routine is for other phones.

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