Adoptions have greater than doubled previously three months
Android fragmentation is an enormous downside that, regardless of Google’s greatest efforts, hasn’t been mounted. It is gotten higher, but it surely’s removed from sorted. Apple usually reveals how most of its iPhones are operating the newest model of iOS, and Google, understandably bored with being choked, simply made these market share charts more durable to entry. They’re nonetheless obtainable by Android Studio, however they’re quarterly relatively than month-to-month. The most recent numbers, nonetheless, present promising development for Google’s newest OS, Android 13, with numbers doubling from 1 / 4.
The most recent Android distribution numbers have been launched (through 9to5Google ), they usually present that Android 13 is operating on a whopping 12% of all Android smartphones worldwide. In distinction, in January, the primary month Android 13 was on the chart, the OS was operating on 5% of smartphones. That is a big leap, particularly contemplating how Android 12 is barely barely forward at 16.5%. It ought to be famous that it decreased from 18.9% in January. Undoubtedly, many Android 12 smartphones have been up to date to Android 13, which explains the drop, however lots of the telephones contributing to the rise within the chart are additionally new telephones.
Android distribution chart in January vs now. Supply: Google / By way of: 9to5Google
You possibly can most likely attribute a lot of the development to Samsung. The corporate has executed effectively in updating its older telephones with Android 13. Not solely that, however the just lately launched Samsung Galaxy S23 sequence additionally contains a new OS, which reportedly outsells the Galaxy S22 sequence. The numbers additionally counsel that Android 13 adoption may develop sooner within the coming months, particularly because the OS continues to make its means into top-of-the-line telephones in addition to mid-range and finances smartphones.
That is excellent news for Android 13 adoption and a pleasant change of tempo from the normally underwhelming Android distribution numbers we’re used to seeing. Google revealed Android 14 beta 1 earlier this week, so the subsequent section of Android software program is correct across the nook.