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Android 4.4 KitKat is now running on over 13% of Android devices

Android 4.4 KitKat slips past Ice Cream Sandwich in the Android usage statistics Google offered this week.

Published Fri, Jun 6 2014 5:14 AM CDT   |   Updated Tue, Nov 3 2020 12:16 PM CST

New statistics have turned up on the Google Developers Dashboard about Android. The new stats show that Android 4.4 KitKat is now running on 13.6% of all devices. Stats were gathered from the devices that visited the Google Play store in a seven-day period ending on last Wednesday.

Android 4.4 KitKat is now running on over 13% of Android devices |

While 13.6% isn't that much of the market considering how many Android devices are out there, it is a significant improvement over the 8.5% that was recorded a month ago. KitKat did slip past Ice Cream Sandwich, which held 12.3% of the Android market.

The most popular version of Android is still Jelly Bean with 58.4% of all devices. Second place in the Android market goes to Gingerbread with 14.9% of all devices using that flavor. As of now there are five different versions of Android still in use. Fragmentation is still a big issue in the Android world.

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Shane is a long time technology writer who has been writing full time for over a decade. Shane will cover all sorts of news for TweakTown including tech and other topics. When not writing about all things geeky, he can be found at the track teaching noobs how to race cars.

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