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After taking four months to hit 1 percent adoption, and eight months to pass 10 percent, the latest version of Android took another two months to hit 15 percent adoption, according to Google’s Platform Versions page. Android Marshmallow gained 1.9 percentage points to hit 15.2 percent, though it’s still in fourth place. The latest version of Android typically takes more than a year to become the most-used release, and unless something major happens in the next two months, Marshmallow’s story will be no different. Here are the changes between July and August: The Platform Versions tool uses data gathered from the Google Play Store app, which requires Android 2.2 and above. For the sake of comparison, here’s the Android adoption chart for July: Choosing A Responsive Image Solution.
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