Google has published a regular monthly report on the relative number Android of devices, depending on the version of the operating system they are running. The presented report showed a continued growth in the share of growth of devices with the latest version Android 6.x Marshmallow with a simultaneous decline in the share of other versions, including Android 5.x Lollipop, which until this month continued to be small growth.
Note that the data obtained was collected during the last week – until April 4, based on the results of calls Android of devices to the Play Market online store, where a slight drop in share can be noted (from 36.1% at the beginning of last month to 35, 8% in this) for Android 5.x Lollipop devices and double growth (from 2.3% to 4.6%) for Android 6.x Marshmallow.
Recall that the collection of data for this report is carried out according to a new method, where now devices with versions of operating systems earlier than Android 2.2 that do not support the new version of the Google Play Store, which allows measuring the number of devices actively connecting to the store applications. In addition, operating system versions with a percentage of less than 0.1% are automatically excluded from the report.