Like it always does during the first half of a new month, Google this evening updated its Android Distribution data to reflect a 7 day period ending on August 12th. The data shows the most recent version of Android, KitKat, reach an all-time usage high at 20.9 percent, up from 17.9 percent this time last month. Jelly Bean continued its steady decline, falling from 56.5 percent to 54.2 percent.
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Gingerbread, for some incredibly odd reason, saw an increase this time around, going from 13.5 percent last month to 13.6 percent this month. Froyo is still holding its ground at .7 percent, while Ice Cream Sandwich has fallen from 11.4 percent to 10.6 percent.
Android distribution numbers do not include information for devices running a version of the operating system lower than 2.2, as they do not support the latest Google Play Store app. The data as a whole reflects devices that are running and have accessed the latest version of the Play Store app during the past seven days.