Lollipop now on nearly 30 percent of Android devices, Marshmallow up to 0.5 percent

Google has released its latest monthly update on the distribution numbers for each version of Android. In the latest update, we see Lollipop continuing its rise, while Marshmallow has also bumped up a tad more. The new numbers show that Marshmallow is now on 0.5 percent of active devices, after having made its debut on the chart in November with a 0.3 percent share. Similarly, Lollipop now claims a share of 29.5 percent compared to 25.6 percent in November.

Dec. 2015 Android Version Numbers

As for the rest, KitKat is down to 36.6 percent of active devices from 37.8 percent a month ago, while Jelly Bean has also dropped from 29 percent to 26.9 percent. Ice Cream Sandwich is down to 2.9 percent from 3.3, and Gingerbread dipped slightly to 3.4 percent from 3.8. Finally, rounding things out is Froyo, which is still managing to hold steady at 0.2 percent.

Source: Google

Dan Thorp-Lancaster