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Android Gingerbread finally begins to die

Android Gingerbread finally begins to die
Jelly Bean is on the march

It looks like the fragmented Android ecosystem is finally sorting itself out, as Android Jelly Bean found itself on a quarter of all devices in March.

The now-ancient Gingerbread (or version 2.3 if you prefer) still appears on the most handsets, accounting for 39.8 per cent of the Android market - but that is down 4.4 per cent on February's stats.

Both Ice Cream Sandwich (4.0) and Jelly Bean (4.1 & 4.2) are hot on its heels, with the latter witnessing a healthy 8.5 per cent boost month on month.

The standings are now;

  • 2.3 Gingerbread – 39.8%
  • 4.0 Ice Cream Sandwich – 29.3%
  • 4.1 and 4.2 Jelly Bean – 25.0%

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Via TalkAndroid