New: Email Testing for Android 4.0 (Plus an Upgrade!)

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We’re very excited to announce the introduction of a new mobile operating system to our email testing suite: Android 4.0.

Android Selection

When we first added Android testing over a year ago, version 2.2 (Froyo) was the most popular operating system installed on Android devices. Today, the most popular OS is version 2.3 (Gingerbread), with version 4.0 quickly gaining steam:

Version Codename Distribution
1.x Cupcake/Donut 0.2%
2.1 Eclair 4.7%
2.2 Froyo 17.3%
2.3.x Gingerbread 64%
3.x Honeycomb 2.4%
4.x Ice Cream Sandwich 10.9%

Source: Android developer dashboardJuly 2, 2012

Version 2.2 upgraded to 2.3

In addition to offering Android 4.0 for email testing, we’ve also upgraded our machines running version 2.2 to test in version 2.3. We’re displaying Android version 4.0 with a Galaxy Nexus device, and version 2.3 with the HTC Wildfire.

Android Email Testing: version 2.3 + version 4.0

Android 4.0 with Galaxy Nexus Android 2.3 with HTC Wildfire

Comprehensive mobile email testing

With email opens on Android increasing rapidly (more than double in the past year!), testing on Android is more crucial than ever. With these additions, testing email on the Android operating system with Litmus ensures that you’re covered in the majority of the Android market.

You can now test your email campaigns on our full suite of common mobile operating systems, including: Android 2.3, Android 4.0, BlackBerry 4 (plain text), BlackBerry 5 (HTML) iPad (iOS 4), iPhone (iOS 4 & iOS 5), Symbian S60, Windows Mobile 6.5 and Windows Mobile 7.5.

See for yourself

Take a look at this recent test. You can see all our mobile email testing screenshots, including Android 2.3 and Android 4.0.

Start testing today

Both Android tests are available immediately on existing accounts. New to Litmus? Mobile email testing is available on all our paid plans.