iOS vs Android Fragmentation [Graph]

iOS vs Android Fragmentation [Graph]

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Android has often been criticized for its "fragmentation." and it has been an issue for the mobile OS ever since its release. The chart below shows the problem developers face -- the multiple version of Android OS are splintered into incompatible fragments. An application that runs on one hardware/software combination will not necessarily run on another.

The charts below shows the different OS versions of both Android and iOS. Android's chart covers the distribution up until November (does not include KitKat -- which is only found on 1.1% of devices). The iOS chart shows 96% of users running either iOS 6 (22%) or iOS 7 (74%).

Apple offers just three phones and four tablets on the market today while there are currently hundreds of other Android phones and tablets -- making it much easier for developers to push out Applications and updates on iOS devices.

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iOS vs Android Fragmentation [Graph]
odedo1 - December 14, 2013 at 2:24am
I own a Cell/Lab Shop and I'll sell customers whatever they got their had set on as long as I make money and stay with my Apple devices. The problem with Android is that they can't upgrade like customers come to me with Galaxy S4 and ask me to install kitkat but there is no Kitkat for Galaxy or any other device beside one that I know of.
Tony hates it! - December 13, 2013 at 9:16pm
Tony aka rotten bologna look how you go on with jealousy this is better than this crap yet you still get fcked all over, samshit doesn't even have that many users on any android os more than apple's ios 6, seriously do you comment before thinking cuz' it proves your education to know a product! I bet you're too quite hiding your truths you don't admit, come out of the herds if you wanna understand Mr.Samsheep!
{Anthony} - December 13, 2013 at 6:02pm
What a bunch of shitty names for an OS...Android is so childish..... Next OS update will be "Smelly Pampers" and will be downloaded by .2% of users....
stevejob - December 13, 2013 at 6:33pm
Next one will be smelly apple
Thatcher - December 13, 2013 at 8:41pm
Could be worse, they could have really boring names like iOS 1,2,3,4,5,6,7.....What's next? 8 maybe? Predictable and boring.
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