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Jelly Bean Android users still ahold of 60.8% and only 8.5% KitKat

Google seems to have a tough moment for the newest variance, Android 4.4 KitKat. Since its release last October, and began to spread in the update since November, 4.4 KitKat has not even reached 10 percent of the total existing android smartphone.

When released the latest variant of the Android platform, which comes with a sweet name: KitKat, Google unveil that Android 4.4 does not require advanced specification, and should be able to work in various specifications of the smartphone. But in fact, as of May 2014, only the top class smartphones with high specification receives an update to Android 4.4 KitKat. First released is Nexus 5.

As excerpted from Google’s index data, the current Android 4.4 KitKat has reached 8.5 percent used in all Android from variety vendors in the world. This figure has increased compared to the last month which only reached 5.4 percent. This increase was due to the activity of Google deploy to an update on the various series of smartphones. One reason why Android 4.4 KitKat not so popular today because it still buggy and not compatible with many android apps on the Google Play.

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Overall, when this article was published, the majority of Android smartphones using the Android platform both in series Jelly Bean Android Jelly Bean 4.1, 4.2 or 4.3. The percentage is even has reached 60.8 percent. Even more surprising, at this time apparently more Android smartphones with version 2.3.3 Gingerbread Android platform 2.3.7 compared to 4.0.3 to 4.0.4 Ice Cream Sandwich.

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The data is collected by Google from Google Play Store until May 1, 2014. And proven, KitKat Android 4.4 not yet so widely used. In addition to more actively distribute an update to Android version 4.4 KitKat, Google even plan to stop the previous versions such as Gingerbread and Ice Cream Sandwich in order to increase percentage market share of android 4.4 KitKat.

Source: Phone Arena – Jelly Bean still remains on 60.8% of Android devices; KitKat up to 8.5%

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