While Android 13 should soon land on our smartphones, Google is revealing how often other versions of its operating system are being deployed. Thus, Android 12 has a monopoly on 13.3% of the compatible devices, which lags far behind the previous versions. As is often the case, recent updates struggle to find their audience.
Android 13 is coming next month. Great opportunity to rateAndroid 12, which arrived a year ago on our smartphones. This is a good thing since Google recently updated their post numbers for different versions of their operating system. At the beginning of August, Android 12 was installed on 13.3% of compatible devicess. Currently, Android 11 is installed on 27% of devices are compatible.
Truth be told, even earlier versions are more popular than Android 12. So, Android 10 Peaking at 22.3% facilities, whileAndroid 9 is also 14.5% higher Facilities. However, this is not really surprising. In fact, the latest versions of the operating system traditionally lag behind their predecessors.
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And so, last April, Android 12 is only installed on 2.6% of devicesAlthough it has been several months since its official launch. These numbers can be interpreted in two ways. First, if the latest Android updates are available directly on Pixels, this will not necessarily be the case on smartphones from other manufacturers, which sometimes have to Wait several months Before being able to present it to its users using their overlay.
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added to this Reluctance of many usersMany of them keep their smartphones for several years, fearing that they will encounter bugs or slowdowns in their devices by installing the latest version. Thus, Android 12’s lag compared to its seniors was to be expected, and its rise in a few months’ time is the opposite. very encouraging For the future, especially with the dawn of the advent of Android 13.
Finally, it should be noted that in the graph below, 0.2% of devices are missing, a difference that can be justified by the absence of information on the deployment ofAndroid 12 for.