Google: Marshmallow share of Android devices exceeded 15%

Google has published its monthly report on the relative number of Android devices depending on the version of their operating system, where the trend increase in the share of devices with Android 6.0 Marshmallow and the fall in the share of devices with other versions of Android.

Note that the data gathered in the last week – before the 1st of August the results of treatment of Android devices to online store Play Market, where there is a continuing trend of recent months – the fall in the share for Android 5.0 Lollipop devices with a small increase in the share of Android 5.1 Lollipop devices, as well as the growth of Android 6.x Marshmallow devices, whose share as at the reporting date amounted to 15.2%.

Recall that the data collection for this report is conducted according to the method, where the seized devices with operating system versions prior to Android 2.2, do not support the new version of Google Play Store, which allows you to measure the number of devices actively connect to the app store. In addition, the report is automatically excluded operating system versions with a share less than 0.1%.