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Majority of Android Devices Still Running on Froyo Reveals Google

A massive majority of Android devices are still running Android 2.2 Froyo but Gingerbread’s share is slowly swelling.

According to the data provided by Google on its Android developers (opens in new tab) website, 45.3 percent of Android based devices are still running on Android 2.2 Froyo, despite the fact Google dished out Gingerbread in December last year.

The initial version of Android 2.3 and 2.3.2 Gingerbread has been found running on 0.5 percent of Android devices while the newer Android 2.3.3 is running on 38.2 percent Android based devices.

Surprisingly, around 11 percent of Android devices are still running on Android 2.1 Eclair while Android 1.5 Cupcake and Android 1.6 Donut are found on 1.1 percent and 1.4 percent of the Android devices.

Google’s Android Honeycomb, designed from scratch for tablet devices, is yet to take huge strides in tablet operating system market share. The Android Honeycomb version 3.0 is running on 0.2 percent of tablets while Android 3.1 is found on 0.9 percent of devices. Android 3.2 Honeycomb is running on 0.7 percent of tablets, Google informed.

Ravi Mandalia

Ravi Mandalla was ITProPortal's Sub Editor (and a contributing writer) for two years from 2011. Based in Ahmedabad, India, Ravi is now the owner and founder of Parity Media Pvt. Ltd., a news and media company, which specializes in online publishing, technology news and analysis, reviews, web site traffic growth, web site UI. Ravi lists his specialist subjects as: Enterprise, IT, Technology, Gadgets, Business, High Net Worth Individuals, Online Publishing, Advertising, Marketing, Social Media, News, Reviews, Audio, Video, and Multi-Media. He has also previously worked as Dy. Manager - IT Security at (n)Code Solutions.