Apple: 68% of users of iPhone, iPad and iPod touch iOS switched to 8




According to the statistics of the site for developers Apple, mobile operating system iOS 8 January 7 is installed on 68% of smartphones iPhone, iPod players and tablet iPad. Last time the company published statistics proliferation of different versions of iOS two weeks ago. Since then, the share of the latest version of the mobile platform has grown by 4%.


The prevalence of 8 iOS continues to grow slowly, and this time is approaching 70 percent. The second highest share of iOS 7 with 29%, and even older versions of gain in the amount of not more than 4%. Distribution of “eight” was made possible due to iOS 7. In particular, the “seven” lost 3% over the past period.

Statistics iOS adaptation published on the official website of the company in the App Store Distribution, showing the number of devices with which users visit the store App Store. However, there are third-party companies and statistics. Mixpanel says the percentage of iOS 8 to 70,33%, iOS 7, 27.39% and 2.28% are older versions.


Statistics Fiksu (which is based mostly on Europe and the United States) gives the following results: 65% for iOS 8 against 75.32% in iOS 7 after the same period of time after the release of last year.


The company also tracks the popularity of different models of devices Apple. January 5, the share of the iPhone 4 accounted for 9.2% of the users, so that one in ten can not install iOS 8 even if desired. Among the owners of the iPad has a 3.4% first-generation model, also does not support iOS 8.


Devices iPhone 4S, iPad 2 and iPad Mini to support the A5 processor iOS 8, but its work is not the most comfortable. On the iPhone 4s have to 14.6% of all smartphones iPhone, iPad mini and the share does not exceed 6%.


Despite the challenges, Apple with the stock ahead of its main competitor in terms of installing the latest version of the system. Do a Google on Android 4.4 now accounts for about 38% of the devices.

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