In spite of 300,000 Android gadgets being made active each day, only 0.4 percent of the entire users are running edition 2.3 Gingerbread, the newest upgrade to the mobile operating system.
The number moves toward by means of Android Developers website of Google with the note that Gingerbread’s low down adoption rate is recognition to the reality that it is merely accessible on the Samsung Nexus S, which was out previous month.
51.3 percent of all gadgets are at present running 2.2 Froyo, with 2.1 Eclair being run on 35.7 percent of Android gadgets, Google says (via LAT)
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The 2.1 number is therefore elevated mostly gratitude to Samsung’s failure to upgrade Galaxy S possessors to 2.2. There is still no authorized word or schedule for the update, parting 11 million possessors with an outmoded operating system for the time being, except they cause their gadgets.
Users with the prehistoric 1.5 and 1.6 variations structure the waiting 12.6 percent.
The fragmentation of the operating system has been a major dangerous end of Android more than the past year, with detractor pointing to iOS 4.xx, which is on about 90 percent of all iPhones and iPads and is pressed to gadgets by Apple themselves, and not by the carriers.