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Android Foundation is Built On A Bed Of Gingerbread and Ice Cream With Latest OS Numbers

It’s not all plain sailing as there are issues around the number of device configurations. Android 4.0.3 on a Samsung device is subtly different to Android 4.0.3 on an HTC device, but the main Android platform is stable enough that developers can now drop support for earlier handsets running Donut and Eclair (2.4% of the distribution between them), without worrying about losing significant numbers of potential downloads. There’s an easy case to be made for dropping the Froyo handsets (8.1% of the distribution) as well.