Wednesday, May 16, 2012

Android Fragmentation Per A Developer, OpenSignalMaps

Android Fragmentation

I am sure you have seen many a infographic about Android fragmentation followed by lengthy discussions. Android fragmentation matters to the entire Android ecosystem and some see it as a blessing and some see it as a curse. And there are people who are on the fence seeing it as both.
It is good to look at the issue from the view point of an App developer, OpenSignalMaps, in this case. They have analyzed the Android device data of Android devices (681,900) that downloaded OpenSignalMaps. They have categorized the devices by Brand, Model, screen size and most importantly, the Android version.
I relly like the presentation and only two things that jumped at me was;
Samsung is the Brand with 40% and that 2012 is the year of the Gingerbread. 

The study OpenSIgnalMaps.


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