Lollipop now running on 18.1 percent of active Android devices

After skipping the month of July, Google is back in August with the latest distribution numbers for each version of Android. The numbers show that Android Lollipop is now on 18.1 percent of devices, making the jump from 12.4 percent when distribution numbers were last reported in June. Interestingly, KitKat is now on 39.3 percent, marking a tiny increase from 39.2 percent when numbers were last reported. Jelly Bean took a slight dive, making up 33.6 percent of installs, down from 37.4 percent in June.

August version numbers

Rounding things out, Ice Cream Sandwich now makes up 4.1 percent of installs, Gingerbread is down from 5.6 percent to 4.6 percent, and Froyo is still hanging on for dear life with 0.3 percent. Again, keep in mind that Google skipped reporting on version numbers in July, so there's two months worth of change to account for with these numbers.

Source: Google

Dan Thorp-Lancaster