Android Jelly Bean Surpasses ICS: Google Report

The number of the devices running Android Jelly Bean has now officially surpasses the devices running ICS. Last month Google changed and re-structured the way for collecting data for its Android distribution charts. Now instead of collecting data when device simply checked-in to Google servers, Google now analysis the data when Android user visits Google Play Store. This step really changed the results compared to the last month.

And just like every month, Google has shared the results of monthly distribution data for the month of May 2013, in accordance to which Android Jelly Bean (Version 4.1 and 4.2) surpasses the Android ICS with merely 1.1%.


The data was collected during a 14 day period which ended on May 1st.

As the statistics shows, Jelly Bean hugs the graph with total 28.4% as compared to Android ICS which holds 27.5%.Comparing this new figures with the last month, Android 4.1 Jelly Bean added 3.1% as it grew from 23% to 26.1%. While on the other hand, Android 4.0 Ice Cream Sandwich registered 1.8% drop from 29.3% to 27.5%.

Still holding the biggest part, old aged Android 2.3 Gingerbread pinned the drop from 40% to 38.5%. While Donut, Eclair, Froyo are in the verge of being Obsolete.

Due to the huge sales of high-end device like HTC One to Low-end creative Smartphones like Micromax Canvas 3D and Upcoming Samsung Galaxy S4 and HTC M4, adaption of Android Jelly Beanis likely to enhance this figure further.

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