One out of three Android phones now running Froyo

Android 2.2 hitting widespread adoption

One-third of all Android phones are now running Froyo, as adoption of the latest version of the Android operating system continues to increase. 

Google updated its Android developers site with the new figures either late Friday or early Saturday, showing that 33.4% of Android phones are running Android version 2.2, up from 28.7% a few weeks ago. 

Android 2.2: First impressions of Froyo

Android 2.1 is still the most widely used version of Android, with 40.4% adoption. Android 1.5 and 1.6 take up nearly all of the remaining market share. 

Froyo was designed to speed up performance on Android smartphones and also introduced new features including support of Adobe Flash Player.

With four versions of Android still in wide use, it's possible that no one version will account for even 40% of total usage the next time Google releases its figures. Google is also working on future versions of Android, including 3.0, which may be optimized for tablet devices.

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