As rumors of an Android 4.1 Jelly Bean, have transformed into reality after it was announced at the Google I/O conference and have taken centre stage in Android circles while the present upgrade Android 4.0 Ice Cream Sandwich rolling out to various smartphones and tablets has a seen a surge. Google says that as of now about 10 percent Android gadgets are using the ICS.
Ice Cream Sandwich has been preloaded in most new Android gadgets and is available for an upgrade in deserving devices. Google said, after an observation of 14 days that now about 10.9 percent of Android gadgets is running on the new ICS platform. Just a week ago before this, figure was 7 percent.
Surge in ICS Sales
The escalated increase in the devices in the ICS platform is mainly attributed to HTC One X and Samsung Galaxy S III selling like hot cakes. It took about eight months for the ICS to get up to that 10% mark. Gingerbread, which was released in 2010 December, remains the most popular Android platform with about 64 percent devices running on it. In the same two week, Gingerbread has but dropped a percent for the first time.