If you find it difficult to exist without digesting precise Android adoption rate figures, Android Developers has released the most recent data. I feel invigorated already. According to the pie chart, Jelly Bean is up to 13.6 percent overall, while Ice Cream Sandwich grabbed 29 percent as of Feb. 4. Not quite 50 percent for the two most recent iteration of Android, but the figure is climbing. Gingerbread still commands the largest share, which isn’t a surprise. Gingerbread has dominated distribution ever since Android gained mainstream success—it’ll likely stay that way throughout 2013. Jelly Bean is climbing quick. Great. Good.
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Samsung unveiled the Galaxy S5 during the 2014 Mobile World Congress show in Barcelona earlier this year, and just a few months later it’s available all around the globe, and from major carriers in the United States for $199 with a new two-year contract.
The device offers brand new hardware components, including a faster processor, and is also equipped with unique parts like a heart rate sensor. Last year’s Galaxy S4 was extremely popular, and Samsung sold millions of units within months of its release.
Is the Galaxy S5 the best smartphone you can pick up right now? Is its camera going to rock your world? Can you really dunk it in the sink? Is the heart rate monitor all it’s cracked up to be?