At the beginning of October, we talked here about how Android Oreo began to give the faces on the base of Android smartphones after being officially released in August. With two months of circulation, only 0.2% of the billions of devices were running the latest version of Google’s operating system. Now, we get the news that even before completing a month on the air, iOS 11, Apple’s iPhone platform, is already in 47% of phones.

  • Which devices will receive Android Oreo?

According to Mixpanel’s analysis, iOS 11 now has 47.32% of the market, while iOS 10 has 46.01%, with older versions representing only 6.67%. And look that according to GSM Arena adoption is being slower than in the previous version. iOS 10 would have surpassed the ninth version in just two weeks. At just two weeks old, iOS 11 was still at 38.5%.

iOS 11 Vs iOS 10 / © Mixpanel

We are not here defending the closed system and owner of Apple, of course, just exposing how different the situation is compared to Android, an open and non-proprietary system, but that by being used by a number of manufacturers suffers from a fragmentation that not only leaves its users without the new features of the latest versions, as well as without some important security updates. That said, you:

Between fragmentation and proprietary system…

  • I prefer the fragmentation of Android, no doubt.
  • An open but less fragmented system. You can?
  • I wanted Android to be closed so it wouldn’t be so fragmented anymore.
  • I don’t know how to give an opinion.

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Also, I would like to understand whether this is indeed a problem for the community or not:

Is Android fragmentation a problem?

  • Yes, I’d like Google to find a way to fix it soon.
  • No, I think it’s part of being an open system from various manufacturers.
  • I don’t know how to give an opinion.

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One thing, we know: few people here would trade an Android for iOS, wouldn’t they?

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