Android Jelly Bean gains, Gingerbread seeing a slow fade
Android 4.1 and 4.2 now run on 10 percent of the Android devices out there while Gingerbread fades -- a bit.
The latest version of Android is now sitting on about 10 percent of all Android devices, while Gingerbread dropped below 50 percent, according to the latest numbers from Google.
Jelly Bean -- that is, Android 4.1 and 4.2 -- is up in the two weeks ending January 3, though it's Android 4.1 that's made most of the gains (see chart below).
That's a sizable jump from the first two weeks of December when Jelly Bean, released in July, was on 6.7 percent of all active devices.
Gingerbread, released back in 2010, isn't going away anytime soon, though. Its numbers have finally dipped below 50 percent to 47.6, but that operating system continues to ship on less-expensive phones.
[Via 9to5Google ]