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Gingerbread 2.3.x now tops Android distribution

Written by Andre Yoskowitz (Google+) @ 07 Nov 2011 12:38 User comments (2)

Gingerbread 2.3.x now tops Android distribution For the month ended October 31st, it appears that Android 2.3.3-2.3.7 (Gingerbread) has finally taken the lead in distribution.
43.9 percent of all Droids now use the operating system compared to 40.7 percent for Android 2.2 Froyo.

The numbers should continue to move in favor of Gingerbread as carriers and handset makers finally update the devices to the OS update that was released many months ago.

There are no more phones being launched with 2.2.

Honeycomb has moved to about 1.1 percent share, as it is available only on a few elite tablets.

Perhaps the most notably is the fact that there are some poor fools still stuck on Android 1.5. It's time to upgrade, guys.




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2 user comments

17.11.2011 15:27

I have a Samsung Epic 4G that I bought in April and I am still on 2.2. 2.3 was supposed to be release at the end of July, then in September.....Now it is November. Maybe that's why it has taken so long for 2.3 to take the lead. Service providers are dragging their feet.


I wanna devise a virus and bring dire straights to your environments. Crush your corporations with a mild touch, trash the whole computer systems and revert you to papyrus - Deltron 3030

28.11.2011 6:51

Im pissed off with htc wildfire wont get the update my phone cost a small fortune so im not best pleased solution is simple I wont ever buy another htc phone / product ! Its a pity someone doesnt start a campaign on facebook or twitter to try and persuade htc to change their policy , i think us wildfire owners shouldnt be left out in the cold what do you think???

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