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@StevenRaabe How can you have been waiting three months for Jelly bean, it was announced at the end of june and source code has only hit 2 weeks ago
2 years, 6 months ago on Editorial: When Will Gingerbread Lose The Top Percentage Of Android Devices?
It's not fair to say Gingerbread or android 2.3 is 2 years old because up until the release of ICS last November it was the latest and only version of android for phones, you can expect OEM's to start updating until there's a new version so it's more fair to say that Gingerbread is, 8 months old, because before 8 months ago no one could update to a newer version of android if they wanted to as a newer version didn't exist. Also it takes time for OEM's to update, the reason you see new phones released with gingerbread months after ICS was released is because it takes 8-12 months (some times more) for a phone to go from concept to production release, If a devices is already in the long process of being developed when Google releases a new version of android, they can't just switch from the version of android they're working with to a new version in a snap, not if they want to meet they're deadlines. What does need to happen is Google needs to slow down on the updates, OEM's can't keep up. There's no point in releasing a new version of android if the majority of people haven't even had the chance to enjoy the last one. Also if you'd bother to look at the history of Android's growth you'd see that it's exponential, ICS is taking longer because it was a huge jump from 2.3, but from here it's growth will be exponential until Jelly bean begins cannibalizing it. Also concerning Jelly Bean, the fact it shows on the chart at all when the source hit only 2 weeks ago is impressive.
2 years, 7 months ago on Editorial: When Will Gingerbread Lose The Top Percentage Of Android Devices?