Android Jelly Bean gains momentum as Gingerbread falters



We’ve seen quite a lot last year, from ICS taking off like a rocket to the slow and steady adoption rates of Jelly Bean while Gingerbread still grew in number. However it seems the trend will be rather different this year especially with Android Jelly Bean taking the hot spot! Both Jelly Bean versions (4.1 & 4.2) have finally passed 10% of the droid’s pie, while Android 4.0 ICS is nearing the 30% mark. And we’re finally seeing Gingerbread on the sloppy side, falling below 50% while Android 2.2 Froyo has slipped under the 10% mark.

This comes to no surprise, low end Gingerbread phones have long been superseded by devices running ICS and major manufacturers like Samsung & HTC have started to roll out their respective Android 4.1 updates. 10.2% of Android users are now using Jelly Bean while 29.1% are using ICS. Gingerbread still dominates with a staggering 47.6% but is still falling back as users are upgrading and buying newer devices preloaded with ICS and JB.


The data collected during the 2 week period indicates that more Android users are finally on Jelly Bean and ICS, which of cour