It has been over six weeks since the Google’s Android version 8.0 Oreo was announced, but still, it seems that the adoption of the latest Android version is yet a distinct dream. According to the latest data released by Google, the latest operating system has only reached 0.3 percent of the device.
The Android Oreo 8.0 stands lowest on the table, even below the 2nd Gen Android Gingerbread which is currently running in 0.5 percent of devices next to the Ice Cream Sandwich (0.5 percent). However, Marshmallow 6.0 supports the maximum number of Android smartphones with 30.9 percent, while Android 7.0 and 7.1 Nougat is running on 17.6 percent and 3.0 percent of devices respectively.
The latest Android Oreo operating system is only available for Google Pixel and Nexus devices along with the Sony Xperia XZ1 series. Meanwhile, HMD Global has revealed that they will soon be releasing the Android Oreo update to the Nokia 8 handsets. However, Huawei and HTC have recently announced to launch their device devices with the Oreo operating system.
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Ahead in the report, Android 5.0 and 5.1 Lollipop, currently supports 6.4 and 20.8 percent devices respectively, which makes it the second most used operating system after Marshmallow. Further, KitKat is currently running on 13.8 percent Android smartphones and Jelly Bean in 6.2 percent devices.
Report By: Mixpanel
However, comparing to the Apple iOS, the latest iOS 11 operating system is currently running on 67.87 percent device. The previous generation iOS 10 is only running at 26.48 percent and rest 5.65 percent is of older version running on iPhones and iPads.