Previously, Android 2.3 (Gingerbread) was the most dominant version of Android. Today is another story, as Android 4.1 and Android 4.2 (Jelly Bean) have overtaken Gingerbread taking top spot.
The figures come from Android Developers. They explain, “Each snapshot of data represents all the devices that visited the Google Play Store in the prior 14 days.” It adds, “Data collected during a 14-day period ending on July 8, 2013.”
The figures reveal Jelly Bean is now at 37.9%, which puts it at top spot. Gingerbread is in second place at 34.1%. Android 4.0 (Ice Cream Sandwich) is in third place at 23.3%.
The popularity of devices such as the HTC One and the Samsung Galaxy S4 is sure to be the reason behind Jelly Bean overtaking Gingerbread. As we all know, these devices ship come with Jelly Bean pre-installed.
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