Android 2.1 Eclair Boasts of its 60% Penetration

Android 2.1 Eclair attributes to over 59.7% of all Android devices available in the market, thereby marking a 4.2% rise as compared to last month, uncovers Google’s report on Android's fragmentation.

Android 1.6 Donut users attribute to nearly 20.3% of Android handset market and Android 1.5 Cupcake boasts of its 15.3% share.

The recent figures have claimed that 22.1% users were still using Android 1.6 while 18.9% were using Android 1.5. The figures for June have claimed that 51.5% attribute for Android 2.1, 25% for 1.6, and 24.6% for 1.5.

However, these figures are claimed to have lowered as compared to the preceding month figures.

With Google distributing its Android 2.2 Froyo to the Nexus One handset, along with Sprint and Verizon Wireless distributing it to the HTC EVO 4G, and the Motorola Droid, respectively, it seems quite obvious that the number of Android 2.2 devices are ought to register a steep jump.

In addition, numerous phone makers and wireless network operators have announced to soon initiate offering Android 2.2 to handsets, which are already in their lineup.

The HTC Droid Incredible and Motorola Droid X are also slated to offer Android 2.2 by the summer-end. The Samsung Galaxy S Captivate and Vibrant will soon boast of its Android 2.2 updates.