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Ice Cream Sandwich slowly slinks toward double-digit Android adoption

Updated 4 years ago

Ice Cream Sandwich may have been billed as Google’s grand unifying version of Android, but so far it is still struggling to crack the 10% threshold among total Android devices in use. The latest numbers released by Google show that Ice Cream Sandwich is being used on just over 7% of all Android devices right now, while assorted versions of Android 2.3 Gingerbread are still being used by a whopping 65% of Android smartphones. Ice Cream Sandwich has steadily improved its Android device share since last month when it accounted for just under 5% of all Android devices. Even so, the slow roll out of Ice Cream Sandwich to current Android devices has been a source of contention between Google and carriers, who have each taken turns blaming one another for delays.


Prior to joining BGR as News Editor, Brad Reed spent five years covering the wireless industry for Network World. His first smartphone was a BlackBerry but he has since become a loyal Android user.