Version check! - Android Marshmallow at 6% ...

Version check! - Android Marshmallow at 6% while iOS 9 breaks 90% barrier

Welcome to Version Check! in 2016. What is Version check you ask? Version Check is where we show you what iOS and Android versions are most popular amongst users! We gather a lot of data through our apps, and from analyzing this data we get some cool learnings. Of course we want to share these learnings with you! Here they are:

QUICK LEARNINGS iOS:

  1. iOS 9 has broken through the 90% barrier, landing @ 92.8% session share
  2. iOS 9.3 is brand new and comes in @34.9% session share
  3. iOS 9.2.1 is the largest version @ 53.4% session share

QUICK LEARNINGS Android:

  1. Android Marshmallow made a healthy increase and lands @ 6.22% session share
  2. The preview version of the next big Android release, Android N, is showing it's face for the first time (0.02% session share)
  3. Android Lollipop is the biggest version @ 60.5%

In the graphs below you can find all the versions for iOS and Android and see what sessions share they had over the last few months/weeks:

iOS

iOS 5 iOS 6 iOS 7 iOS 8 iOS 9
1 0.0% 0.1% 4.1% 7.4% 88.4%
2 0.0% 0.2% 4.0% 7.9% 88.0%
3 0.0% 0.1% 3.8% 7.5% 88.5%
4 0.1% 0.4% 3.9% 6.7% 89.0%
5 0.1% 0.2% 3.9% 6.8% 89.0%
6 0.0% 0.1% 3.8% 6.3% 89.7%
7 0.0% 0.1% 3.2% 5.5% 91.1%
8 0.0% 0.1% 2.7% 4.8% 92.4%
9 0.0% 0.1% 2.7% 5.2% 92.0%
10 0.0% 0.1% 3.1% 4.9% 91.9%
11 0.0% 0.1% 2.8% 4.9% 92.2%
12 0.0% 0.2% 2.8% 4.2% 92.8%

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iOS 5.1.1 iOS 6.1.6 iOS 7.0.4 iOS 7.1.0 iOS 7.1.1 iOS 7.1.2 iOS 8.0.0 iOS 8.0.2 iOS 8.1.0 iOS 8.1.1 iOS 8.1.2 iOS 8.1.3 iOS 8.2.0 iOS 8.3.0 iOS 8.4.0 iOS 8.4.1 iOS 9.0.0 iOS 9.0.1 iOS 9.0.2 iOS 9.1.0 iOS 9.2.0 iOS 9.2.1 iOS 9.3.0
1 0.0% 0.1% 0.1% 0.1% 0.4% 3.4% 0.1% 0.2% 0.3% 0.2% 0.4% 0.5% 0.4% 2.1% 1.5% 1.8% 0.3% 0.3% 0.9% 6.0% 80.5% 0.3% 0.0%
2 0.0% 0.1% 0.2% 0.2% 0.3% 3.3% 0.0% 0.1% 0.3% 0.1% 0.5% 0.7% 0.4% 2.2% 1.5% 1.9% 0.2% 0.3% 0.8% 5.0% 81.3% 0.2% 0.1%
3 0.0% 0.1% 0.1% 0.2% 0.2% 3.3% 0.0% 0.1% 0.4% 0.2% 0.6% 0.4% 0.4% 2.0% 1.4% 1.9% 0.2% 0.2% 0.7% 4.3% 76.6% 6.1% 0.3%
4 0.1% 0.3% 0.1% 0.1% 0.3% 3.3% 0.1% 0.2% 0.3% 0.2% 0.4% 0.4% 0.4% 1.9% 1.3% 1.6% 0.2% 0.2% 0.7% 2.5% 11.4% 73.7% 0.5%
5 0.1% 0.1% 0.1% 0.1% 0.3% 3.3% 0.1% 0.2% 0.3% 0.2% 0.4% 0.4% 0.4% 1.8% 1.3% 1.7% 0.2% 0.2% 0.7% 2.5% 10.3% 74.6% 0.5%
6 0.0% 0.1% 0.1% 0.1% 0.2% 3.3% 0.0% 0.1% 0.3% 0.1% 0.6% 0.4% 0.5% 1.7% 1.3% 1.4% 0.2% 0.2% 0.7% 2.3% 7.8% 78.0% 0.5%
7 0.0% 0.1% 0.1% 0.1% 0.2% 2.8% 0.1% 0.1% 0.1% 0.1% 0.3% 0.3% 0.4% 1.6% 1.3% 1.2% 0.1% 0.2% 0.7% 2.1% 5.3% 82.3% 0.6%
8 0.0% 0.1% 0.1% 0.1% 0.2% 2.3% 0.1% 0.1% 0.1% 0.1% 0.3% 0.3% 0.3% 1.3% 1.1% 1.3% 0.1% 0.1% 0.5% 1.9% 4.2% 85.1% 0.5%
9 0.0% 0.1% 0.1% 0.1% 0.2% 2.3% 0.0% 0.1% 0.1% 0.1% 0.3% 0.2% 0.2% 1.6% 1.3% 1.2% 0.2% 0.1% 0.5% 2.0% 3.9% 84.7% 0.5%
10 0.0% 0.1% 0.1% 0.1% 0.1% 2.7% 0.0% 0.0% 0.2% 0.1% 0.3% 0.3% 0.2% 1.4% 1.3% 1.1% 0.1% 0.1% 0.4% 1.7% 3.5% 85.6% 0.6%
11 0.0% 0.1% 0.1% 0.1% 0.1% 2.4% 0.1% 0.1% 0.1% 0.1% 0.2% 0.3% 0.2% 1.5% 1.1% 1.1% 0.2% 0.1% 0.4% 1.2% 3.1% 86.5% 0.7%
12 0.0% 0.1% 0.0% 0.2% 0.2% 2.4% 0.0% 0.0% 0.1% 0.1% 0.3% 0.2% 0.3% 1.2% 0.9% 1.0% 0.2% 0.1% 0.5% 1.2% 2.4% 53.4% 34.9%

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FROYO GINGERBREAD HONEYCOMB ICE CREAM SANDWICH JELLY BEAN KITKAT ANDROID LOLLIPOP ANDROID MARSHMALLOW ANDROID N
January 0.00% 0.28% 0.06% 0.98% 13.17% 20.92% 63.08% 1.52% 0.00%
February 0.00% 0.16% 0.06% 0.98% 11.44% 18.40% 65.91% 3.05% 0.00%
March 0.00% 0.12% 0.03% 1.86% 12.01% 19.25% 60.50% 6.22% 0.02%

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Android 2.3 Android 3.1 Android 3.2 Android 4.0 Android 4.1 Android 4.2 Android 4.3 Android 4.4 Android 5.0 Android 5.1 Android 6.0 Android n
January 0.28% 0.01% 0.05% 0.98% 3.90% 6.25% 3.01% 20.92% 37.66% 25.42% 1.52% 0.00%
February 0.16% 0.01% 0.05% 0.98% 3.18% 5.69% 2.57% 18.40% 37.89% 28.02% 3.05% 0.00%
March 0.12% 0.00% 0.03% 1.86% 3.37% 6.18% 2.45% 19.25% 34.99% 25.51% 6.22% 0.02%

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