Android 8.0 Oreo Makes Its Debut in Google's Version Distribution Chart

Android 8.0 Oreo Makes Its Debut in Google's Version Distribution Chart

Android 8.0 Oreo Makes Its Debut in Google's Version Distribution Chart

The latest statistics on the Android Developers website show Android Oreo's presence in the pie chart, although accounting for a mere 0.2 percent.

Android Nougat's market share is increased by 2% compared to the last month and Android 6.0 Marshmallow's share neither increased nor decreased.

Google talked about the next major Android Wear update during its I/O 2017 conference earlier this year.

Google's monthly Android distribution report is out.

Although Android Wear hasnt made any significant progress relative to its competitors (Samsungs Tizen and Apples WatchOS), Google has announced that Android Wear beta is now available for flashing to a test device or via the Android emulator. Well, even after more than a year from its release, Android Nougat should have been running on much more devices than just 17.8%. However, Google's project Treble might help change these numbers in the future as it will make it easier for the manufacturers to upgrade their devices to the latest version of Android.

It's taken Google longer than initially anticipated to start updating 1.x-powered smartwatches to Android Wear 2.0, while a couple of the search giant's hardware partners kept their users waiting another eternity before getting with the program. However, it has finally appeared in this month's Android distribution chart with a percentage of 0.2 percent. According to Google, the numbers are based on the data collected during a 7-day period ending on October 2. The hierarchy ends with Android KitKat (14.5%), Android Jelly Bean (7.6%), Android Ice Cream Sandwich (0.6%) and Android Gingerbread (0.6%). And surely will acknowledge more if apply the Android Wear to more watches.

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