Android and before the release, the market share of Android Nougat was close to 5 percent
Android 7.0 Nougat is currently used on 4.5 percent of active devices. Google is expected to showcase Android O at I / O 2017 next month
Android Nougat, the latest version of Google’s mobile operating system, now runs on about 5 percent of active devices. According to the Android Dashboard, Android 7.0 Nougat is on 4.5 percent of devices and 7.1 is using 0.4 percent of active devices. Market share is based on usage data collected during the 7-day period ending April 3, 2017.
As of March 6, Android 7.0 Nougat had a market share of 2.4 percent, compared to 7.1 percent recorded at 0.4 percent. Note that Android Nougat 7.0 Nougat has gained more than 2 percent share in the last one month. The main reasons for this may be launching new devices and getting updates to older devices at a steady pace. Android 7.0 Nougat Beta was announced on March 9, 2016 for the selected Nexus device. The operating system was then officially launched on August 22, 2016 as an OTA update for Nexus devices. While LG’s V20 was the first smartphone to come with Android 7.0 Nougat, Google’s Pixel and Pixel XL run the first Android 7.1. Naugat. Google recently announced Android 7.1.2 Nougat with bug fixes for Pixel and Nexus devices.
In terms of market share, Android Lollipop is running on 32 percent active devices whereas Android 6.0 Marshmallow has reached 31.2 percent on active devices. Android 4.4 KitKat is currently used by 20 percent of active Android users. Android Jellybean is up 10.1 percent on active devices, with shares of Ice Cream Sandwich and Gingerbread down 0.9 percent each.
Although the number of navigator users has increased in the last few months, it is far from reaching double digits. Google recently launched Android and Developer Preview and is expected to showcase the next version of Android at its annual Developers Conference in May. With Android and Launch in the Pipeline, Google would expect to solve Android’s growing fragmentation problem.