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Fragmentation of Android

May 30, 2017 |


Google Android is the dominant smartphone operating (OS) ecosystem. However, many OEMs are not able to implement regular updates to the latest version leading to a significant fragmentation of the Android installed base. Older versions fail to deliver new features to end consumers and are also potentially vulnerable to malware attacks. This scenario is common across different vendors, regions and price bands.

Table of Contents:

  • Key Takeaways
  • Introduction
  • Android Fragmentation Overview
  • Regional Android Fragmentation (CY2016)
  • Android Segmentation by Price band
  • Android Segmentation by Popular Brand 
  • Solution for fragmentation
  • Looking forward

Number of Pages: 9 (Full report is available for clients at our portal)
Author: Pavel (
Published Date: May 2017


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