With the release of new devices and OS versions in Q4/2017, there have been some significant changes in the most popular devices around the globe. As always measured quarterly, we’d like to share a list of must-test devices against which you must ensure the app compatibility for the major markets.
Just a week ago, Google finally released the latest Android version – Android 8.0 Oreo, as widely suspected. As the announcement of Android Oreo coincided with the solar eclipse in the US, Google launched a teaser campaign and stated that it brings some super (sweet) new powers. Today, we are happy to bring you the great news that Android 8.0 (Oreo) is officially available for automated testing at Bitbar Device Cloud, empowering you to enlarge your Android device coverage for optimizing Android app quality and user experience on the latest Android operating system.
iOS 9 has been available to the public for a bit more than a month (launched on Sep. 16th). Thanks to its support on a large range of device models, it has acquired 61% of the total iOS devices, while Android is still struggling with a low share of Android 5.0 Lollipop.