Android the world’s most popular mobile platform. Over ten years of development of this software platform, Google has released many versions of it. In 2018. The Android 9 Pie OS is available for a very small number of mobile devices. And this means that the other versions of the operating system are most common in the approaching.
Android fragmentation is very great. Different smartphones run on different operating system versions. including quite outdated. After all the updates are rarely released immediately after the release of the new OS.
Nougat – the most used version of Android in September 2018
The statistics are based on data collected during the seven-day period ending September 28, 2018. The latest OS versions presented in statistics is Oreo. Its market share is still less than one fifth and is 19.2% (for versions 8.0 and 8.1 in aggregate). The indicator for this firmware increased by 4.6%. The most common version of Android is Nougat. Its share dropped from 30.8% to 29.3%, as some smartphones are upgraded to Oreo.