About This Statistic
The statistic shows the global smartphone installed base in 2015 and 2016 broken down by operating system. The installed base of Android smartphones was 1.8 billion devices in September 2015 and rose to 2.1 billion in July of 2016. As of the end of 2016 the Android OS accounted for almost 82 percent of global smartphone shipments worldwide. At this time the most popular Android operating system was the KitKat (4.4), followed by the Lollipop 5.1.