Whereas Android 13 ought to quickly arrive on our smartphones, Google reveals the deployment charge of earlier variations of its working system. Android 12 thus monopolizes solely 13.3% of suitable units, far behind earlier variations. As typically, the most recent updates battle to seek out their viewers.
Android 13 is coming subsequent month. An awesome alternative subsequently to take inventory of Android 12, which arrived on our smartphones a yr in the past. That is good since Google lately up to date its deployment figures for the totally different variations of its working system. Firstly of August, subsequently, Android 12 was put in on 13.3% of suitable units. At present, Android 11 is accessible on 27% of suitable units.
The reality is that even earlier variations are extra widespread than Android 12. So, Android 10 peaks at 22.3% installs, whereas Android 9 can be above it with 14.5% installs. Nevertheless, this isn’t actually shocking. Certainly, the most recent variations of the working system historically lag behind their predecessors.
Android 12 is working on solely 13.3% of smartphones, even Android 9 does higher
Thus, final April, Android 12 was working solely on 2.6% of units. Although it had already been a number of months since its official launch had handed. These figures are as a result of two issues. First, if the most recent Android updates can be found straight on Pixels, this isn’t essentially the case on smartphones from different producers, which generally have to attend a number of months earlier than with the ability to supply them to their customers with their very own overlay.
Added to that is the reluctance of many customers, lots of whom maintain their smartphone for a number of years, for concern of experiencing bugs or slowdowns of their system by putting in the most recent model. Thus, the delay of Android 12 in comparison with its predecessors was predictable, and its rise in only a few months is quite the opposite very encouraging for the longer term, particularly on the daybreak of the arrival of Android 13.
Lastly, it ought to be famous that within the graph under, 0.2% of the units are lacking, a distinction which could be justified by the absence of knowledge in regards to the deployment of Android 12 L.