Just under four out of every 10 Android devices now run Android 4.0 Ice Cream Sandwich or 4.1/4.2 Jellybean, according to new figures from Google.
The figures were collected by measuring the version of Android devices used to access Google Play over a 14-day period.
They reveal that 39.3% of Android users now use a recent version of the platform, with 29.1% opting for 4.0 Ice Cream Sandwich, while 10.2% use 4.1/4.2 Jellybean.
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However, despite the release of upgrades and popular recent handsets such as the Samsung Galaxy S3, 47.6% of Android users still use Android 2.3 Gingerbread.
The other popular version was Android 2.2 Froyo on 9%, While Android 3.1/3.2 Honeycomb continues to be used on 1.5% of devices.