Oreo gains modest 1.1 percent share in Android distribution numbers for May

The latest Android distribution chart looks just as bad as the one from last month, with Nougat in the lead, Marshmallow in second place, and Oreo at only 5.7 percent.

Oreo more than quadruples its share in Google’s latest Android distribution report

Google forgot to revise the Android distribution chart last month, now reporting some massive growth for Oreo compared to February numbers.
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DROID MAXX 2 finally gets Android Nougat after 21 months on Marshmallow

The phone came out in late 2015. The Nougat update was in August of 2016. And in February of 2018, the phone gets Nougat with a security patch from December of 2017.

Android distribution, February 2018: Oreo hits 1 percent, Nougat gains nearly 10 percent

Android Oreo’s growth rate along with Nougat’s look pretty much on track with figures from 12 months ago, pitiful as it is.

Another Android distribution chart, another small uptick for 8.0 Oreo

The December 2017 Android distribution numbers are in, and version 8.0 Oreo still can’t rival the prevalence of Marshmallow, Lollipop, KitKat or Jelly Bean.

Many Moto X Pure Edition units finally get Android Nougat

Sprint units apparently got this update in the past two months, but not GSM and Verizon units until just about two weeks ago.

Party like it’s 2016 with Android Nougat updates for Verizon’s Galaxy J3 and Sprint’s J7 Perx

Two more of Samsung’s modest, budget-friendly Galaxy J-series devices are moving to Android Nougat OTA as we speak on Verizon and Sprint.

Android distribution for November shows sluggish progress for Nougat, Oreo

Growth is on par with Nougat at this infant stage, but for Nougat, it is maturing slower than how Marshmallow did with users.

Latest Android distribution scores register timid Oreo debut, decent Nougat progress

The newest Android distribution chart is the first to include 8.0 Oreo, at just 0.2 percent share, with Nougat gaining 2 percent over the past 30 days.

The nightmare is over for US Moto X Pure Edition owners awaiting Android Nougat

So what if the Moto X Pure Edition runs “pure” Android? The 2015 phone still waited more than a year to get its official 7.0 Nougat update.

Does anyone care that Verizon is finally updating its HTC One M9 to Nougat?

Forgotten by many and updated to Android 7.0 Nougat by T-Mobile, Sprint and AT&T a long time ago, the HTC One M9 finally makes the jump on Verizon as well.

Nougat gains another 2 percent in September’s Android distribution numbers, finally beating KitKat

With Oreo not in yet, Nougat continues to trail Marshmallow and Lollipop’s Android distribution scores, at least making the podium for the first time.

No Android Nougat love for BlackBerry Priv, slim hope for DTEK50 and 60 as well

Before TCL took over BlackBerry smartphone production and marketing, the BlackBerry Priv was released running Android Lollipop and will stay on Marshmallow.

Frank. is a phone. That will head to Indiegogo. On September 5th. For $180.

This company likes to use periods in its branding. It also calls the phone it’s trying to sell the “mediocre chinese food you’ve been craving all week.”

Google fixes critical Android 7.1.1 bugs at last, restarts original Nexus 6 update

Anyone remember the original Nexus 6? Anyone still using Google and Motorola’s 2014 phablet? Here’s your stable Android 7.1.1 update at last.

Greece sees Xiaomi Redmi Note 4X with Android Nougat

The Facebook group that posted this development claims the device was a Redmi Note 4X, but the device claims to be just a Redmi Note 4.

Lenovo has no Android Nougat upgrade planned for Tango-enabled Phab 2 Pro

We’ve seen proof of lousy software support before, but Lenovo takes things to the next level by leaving the Phab 2 Pro on Marshmallow for good.

Nougat near a year in, Android distribution report gives it 2 percent progress

The numbers for August 2017 are up and, as always, we’re dealing with underperformance from Android 7.0 and 7.1 versus Marshmallow.

Kernel released for Moto X Pure Edition with Android Nougat

What is going on with this update? The soak test finished up long ago and the official software support window has collapsed.

Ancient, controversial LG G4 begins receiving Android 7.0 Nougat in Korea

LG G4 users unaffected by the bootloop epidemic should be delighted to see the official Android 7.0 Nougat update kicked off in the OEM’s homeland.

T-Mobile LG V10 hits the promised land of Android Nougat

The phone was not supposed to be getting this software update, but alas, it has. And only nine months after the last security patch.

Nougat breaks double-digit barrier in July Android distribution chart, almost one year after launch

There’s little to be happy about in Google’s latest Android distribution report. Nougat has crossed the 10-percent milestone, but it still trails KitKat.

With ‘inconsistencies’ cleared up, Nougat updates for Sony Xperia XA and XA Ultra are rebooted

Following a minor holdup, we’re happy to report Sony Xperia XA and XA Ultra users are treated to Nougat updates again, this time all nice and stable.

Xiaomi’s list of Nougat-eligible phones is pretty lengthy, including surprises and omissions

Xiaomi has already released a few new phones running Android Nougat, also updating a couple of old ones, and planning many other UI makeovers.

Asus ZenFone 3 Max 5.2 gets Android 7.0 Nougat update, ZenFone 3 Zoom and Laser score 7.1

Android Nougat updates are finally spreading to more members of last year’s Asus ZenFone 3 family, including the Max 5.2 and Zoom.