One of the common questions asked was: which version of Android does the Android Hardware Development Kit ship with?
The answer surprisingly turns out to be the in-line with the second most popular version on the market today, 2.1. This is great news because it shows a nexus of stable devices focused around Android 2.1 and 2.2 versions. This creates a stable base to upgrade from as the bleeding edge releases become more robust through aggressive software patch-work.
Current DistributionThe following pie chart and table is based on the number of Android devices that have accessed Android Market within a 14-day period ending on the data collection date noted below.
Data collected during two weeks ending on February 2, 2011