With certain periodicity the Google guys update distribution statistics by versions of Android, and on this occasion it is striking that almost 60% of the terminals are equipped with Eclair, better known as Android 2.1. Already in the month of may we publish that it was the most widespread version, but it has increased considerably.
The statistics are carried out according to access to Android Market, Therefore, it is a fairly accurate information, as well as official. Following with the interpretation of the data we see that something more than 40% terminal have been on Android 1.5 or 1.6, being guilty of not updating terminals that we all we know, and who still hope to happen.
The quantity of devices with Froyo (Android 2.2) is 3.3%, figure that anything in successive weeks will grow after the official Nexus One update, and with the possible arrival of terminals that debuts, like the Motorola Droid 2.
In reality users buy an Android phone like the model, or convinces him advertising, few are set in the Android version you’re using, but face more developers and advanced users it is good that everything will stabilize, and the commitment to upgrade is becoming an important reason for purchase.
The vast majority of phones that are on the market using Android 2.1, taking into account that Froyo is despicable, it seems to be the dominant version for a long time. As already explained us HTC in its time, customizations update is one of the guilty that this process is faster.
We are going to see a graphic in which we can see the progress of each of the versions at the time: