Android Distribution chart for November shows Oreo at 0.3%

Android Distribution chart for November shows Oreo at 0.3%

Android Distribution chart for November shows Oreo at 0.3%

While that meagre return is nothing new, analysis of the data shows that adoption of new versions may actually be slowing down.

You don't have to dig very deep to confirm this fact either, as the Android Developers Dashboard is regularly updated with a breakdown of platform version distribution. However, this time, Google has been a bit late in sharing these details.

As he notes, one obvious reason for the existence of more devices running older versions of Android is that some active devices are now a decade old.

At this point, it's hard to know what Google can do about Android fragmentation, short of convincing everyone to buy Pixel or Android One devices.

Luu attributes the malaise to a combination of three possible factors; Android growth is slowing down, Android device turnover is slowing down and that fewer devices are receiving updates.

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Besides the HTC U11, the company has confirmed the release of Android Oreo update to HTC U Ultra and HTC 10.

His graph also highlights that there are now more than a billion devices that are two years out of date. Things might get better at the beginning of 2018, as more companies will start pushing Oreo updates to devices already available on the market.

In terms of features, Android Oreo is equipped with a customizable system for managing notifications, which can be grouped by type of application to facilitate access.

Oreo comes with a few significant changes, including badge notifications for individual apps, a redesigned settings menu and a number of behind-the-scenes improvements created to help with system speed, overall performance and battery life. Is it enough to drive you to a Pixel or *gasp* the iPhone?

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