Google’s latest official data has shown that despite the release of its version 2.3, Android 2.2 is still more dominant. According to information on results, there were about 51.8 percent using the previous version about eight months after its first release at Google I/O in May. Due to the limited launch of the Nexus S, there is only 0.4 percent who was utilizing the true latest version.
Users of Android 1.6 or less accounts for 12.6 percent of the total Android user base,. Android 2.3 is designed with the aim of upgrading more devices which utilize the operating system ship like the Sony Ericsson Xperia Arc. Many mobile makers revealed their smartphones at CES like the Atrix 4G without OS fragmentation. However, a fraction of its user base has shown which uses the most recent version and having access to the latest features. The stalling is contributed by manufacturers developing custom UIs which need to separate testing and push out the version before at least two months.
The quick updates have been offered to only phones with a completely stock interface, like the Nexus One and Nexus S. On the other hand, Apple may have 90 percent of users on iOS 4 after a short time. The speed for past and current updates has helped Apple allow its users to see the same features.