IOS share of 8 two weeks rose by only 1%




In recent years, new operating systems Apple demonstrated steady growth adaptation among users of mobile and desktop devices companies. However, in the case of iOS 8 has changed. Over the last two weeks of the proportion of users who have switched to “eight”, rose only slightly.


On September 23, the site Apple, reflecting the statistics of the mobile platform iOS visitors App Store, there is evidence of the distribution of iOS 8. It became apparent that by the time 46% of the users iPhone, iPad and iPod touch went to the eighth version of the operating system. Two weeks later, it implies that the share of the operating system increased by only 1%. Thus, the share of iOS 8 caught up with iOS 7 and is now 47%.

Company Fiksu, dedicated to research of the mobile market, argues that for the first 18 hours on iOS 8 moved 7.92% of users iPhone, iPad and iPod touch, compared to 17% for iOS 7 last year. The research firm Mixpanel, which provides online schedule adaptation of the new platform, argues that the propagation velocity of 8 lags behind iOS predecessor almost three times.


The decrease in the rate of updates to iOS 8 could be affected by several factors, including the lack of support for the iPhone 4 smartphone, which remain extremely popular among the users.

8 iOS now available for download on 17 September. Platform design has inherited its predecessor, but has received a number of important changes. Among the major innovations – iCloud cloud photo archive to view photos and videos on all devices function Handoff for comfortable work with multiple devices, improved keyboard, a new application Health, interactive notifications. Read more about all the new iOS 8 can be found here .

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