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Android in July 2012: Android 4.0 adoption more than doubles

02 August, 2012 | Read the news | Post your comment
 Android in July 2012: Android 4.0 adoption more than doubles - read the full textGoogle has once again published the Android distribution figures and things are looking good for Android 4.0, Ice Cream Sandwich. Of course, some of you might say that it is no longer the latest version of Android and we should be concentrating on Jelly Bean now but it is an important update...


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> In reply to Anonymous @ 2012-08-02 20:12 from M{3u - click to readit's rolled out for the Nexus range,, put it on a Nexus7

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  • 2012-08-03 09:55
  • M3s@

so 0% of people are running the version I have xD 4.1.1 on SGS II

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  • 2012-08-02 22:54
  • 0mwf

> In reply to pablonaggasty @ 2012-08-02 17:21 from Nw8u - click to readu r the only one in the world who have it

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  • 2012-08-02 20:12
  • M{3u

holy shit!!!!
i am still running cupcake on my htc
. but still love it. thumbs up cupcake users!!!!!!.

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  • 2012-08-02 17:21
  • Nw8u

Until OEMs learn how to make good products , Android never improves , google must step up more seriously this year , unlike trying to sell phones for low margins and bit lower quality , they must step up and make nice products like microsoft doing with surface or xbox.

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  • 2012-08-02 16:29
  • 2T7j

I was browsing through a brochure of a mobile store today and I noticed that for the common folk (i.e.: not tech geeks or anything) phones are differentiated by screen size, os version and camera features. Android is fragmented because OEMs want us to BUY the new OS through a new device and that's a fact. They will provide the minimum support that they can.

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  • 2012-08-02 14:29
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> In reply to Anonymous @ 2012-08-02 12:51 from nTpT - click to readIt is the latest stable version. Look at the table next to the chart. It is written Android 4.0.3 to 4.0.4 have a distribution of 15.8%

I am also running an official Austrian ROM of 4.0.4 on my Galaxy tab 7 Plus which I flashed using Odin.

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  • 2012-08-02 14:21
  • 3ZQj

> In reply to TC @ 2012-08-02 08:38 from J5P4 - click to readDon't jealous man,,, according to your comment, I know that you never test (even get)ICS on your hand and in your own phone,,, :P
I was use ICS on my Xperia ray with 2011 hardware, and it's run smoothly, and better than GB before, for next, many developer app including game developer will move up to ICS, so what you waiting for? thing for future man,, :D

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  • 2012-08-02 13:20
  • 6%ta

”July has been a good month for Ice Cream Sandwich but a vast majority are still on Gingerbread"

Yeahh and 90% of that increase thanks to indipendent developers out there that made the ics available to vast no of devices be it n9 or htc hd2.. If not then surely the number would have been far lower.. Actually these independent developers could be the only solution to androids fragmentation :)

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  • 2012-08-02 12:57
  • K1Ij

where is the 4.0.4? i thought its the most stable version of ICS

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  • 2012-08-02 12:51
  • nTpT

Sadly most of themstuck with GB forever

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  • 2012-08-02 12:51
  • nTpT

> In reply to Anon @ 2012-08-02 11:21 from tA8y - click to readTrue, but as I noted earlier, its not that those using GB don't want ICS, its that they don't have a simple route to get it.

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  • 2012-08-02 12:15
  • 8cxX

All of this data is useless considering the fact that devices are still being updated to ICS. The numbers will continue to jump up as the upgrades become available. This is jargon.

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  • 2012-08-02 12:11
  • q}gS

lmfao... Gingerbread was released in 2010, which means that 75% of android devices are running on software that is 20 months or older.

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  • 2012-08-02 11:21
  • tA8y

Quite pathetic considering it was released 8 months ago.

Android fragmentation is stronger today than it was 2 years ago. I find this particularly amusing given the fact that the problem was supposed to have been fixed by now.

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  • 2012-08-02 11:08
  • tA8y

If only ice cream sandwich or the jelly bean came out with a lighter version to support on low end devices the user base on the respective devices can increase drastically.

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  • 2012-08-02 10:59
  • 7ty9

dear god..
who has 1.5 and 1.6 ?
probably some granny who got a phone as a gift or something.
see, she isn't complaining about fragmentation.

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  • 2012-08-02 10:44
  • 3RM{

> In reply to Cleese @ 2012-08-02 08:14 from yXZX - click to readYou say this, you are pretty luckyeven to get a GB software... Out Desire HD didnt get android 4, whereas One V, Desire C and Desire S, all are getting officially upgraded to ICS...

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  • 2012-08-02 10:41
  • tZtG

This is a worthless article. The fact is, most that are on Gingerbread are because their Manfs/carriers keep them there... no update available. Unless you jump to the Cynaogen route, which has its own set of follies, you're going to remain where your carrier/manufs keeps. You might WANT ICS, but cant get it. That and many phones in the dropped in the GB era aren't perfectly capable to get ICS without issues. This stat seems to relate that people don't want or don't need ICS.

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  • 2012-08-02 10:38
  • 8cxX

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