Based on the previous chart Android user analysis, only 1.8% of the
total Android smartphones were using the latest operating system. A few months thereafter, according to the visitors on the Google Play Store during the study of 14 days statistical data has been developed. According to the new data, there has been a exponential rise of 8.2% in smartphones using Jelly Bean. Gingerbread (2.3.3-2.3.7) is still the most popular and used operating system of Android.
The predecessor, Ice Cream Sandwich is powering 29.1% of the Android smartphones. The initial builds; Donut, Eclair and Froyo are being used by 0.2%, 2.4% and 9.0% of the smartphones. Honeycomb was developed to run only on tablets and is currently employed by 2.5% of the devices running Android.
Help to Developers:
Such analytical data helps developers producing the Android versions to understand the devices and people using it and the helps in deciding the frequency of the updates they give. It also guides the local application creators to develops apps as it help them to choose a platform version which is being used by most of the consumers.