At a snail’s pace: 54% of Android devices are running old firmware

Presented recently a mobile version of OS is Android 8.0 Oreo promises to significantly improve the performance of the gadgets, offering a number of new features and tricks, but much enthusiasm on the adaptation of the system from representatives of the company and is not felt. Presented StatistaCharts statistics are frankly shocking.


Adaptation to new versions of Android is a serious problem for Google, as in connection with large-scale segmentation operating system, outdated version is not in a hurry to leave the tablets and phones users.

Statistics developers forum ADD and the company StatistaCharts disappointing: more than half of device owners — 54.2% stay faithful (and often through the fault of the Google) operating systems, whose age is more than three years, and “fresh” OS in the face of Android Lollipop, Nougat, and Marshmallow are still in the minority.

At a snail's pace: 54% of Android devices are running old firmware


Often amenable to the criticism of the “dictatorial” policy of Apple, allows you to adapt the new iOS is much faster. So, on iOS 10, presented in the fall of 2016, work is already more than 90% of the devices. This gives the company the right to release a iOS 11 at the next Apple Keynote event, allegedly scheduled for September 12, not afraid for adaptation.

In a situation with Android 8.0 Oreo more fortunate Nexus and Pixel — they are ready to updated for “eight” already, but other devices will have to wait at least until the end of the year.

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