IOS share of close to 8 to 70% among users of iPhone and iPad




According to latest statistics site for developers App Store Distribution, operating system iOS 8 January 20 (125 days from the date of release) established almost 70% of mobile devices Apple. Last time Apple has published statistics proliferation of different versions of iOS two weeks ago . During this time, the share of “eight” grew by only 1%.


Rates of 8 iOS continue to yield indicators of iOS 6 and iOS 7 previous years. From conducted two months ago, the proportion of analysis “eight” increased by 20%. Possible reasons are not as rapid spread of iOS 8 are high demands on the amount of free space on the device, the error of the first versions and more devices earlier generations than in previous years.

The most rapid growth in recent years was observed during the Christmas holidays. IOS share of 8 grew by 4% in two weeks.


Statistics taken from visits to Apple devices, App Store, but there are third-party companies and statistics. Mixpanel shows the proportion of iOS 8 at 71,35%, iOS 7 – 26.55% and 2.1% are older versions. Statistics Fiksu (which is based mostly on Europe and the United States) gives different results: 67.96% for iOS 8 vs. 76.36% for iOS 7 and 81.9% for iOS 6 after the same period of time after the release.


Despite the decline in the rate of adaptation of iOS 8 (69% for 125 days), Apple with the stock ahead of its main competitor in terms of installing the latest version of the system. In January, seven weeks previously released Android 5.0 reached in less than 0.1% of the entire database of Android-devices. Thus, the three-month waiting for the appearance of the latest version of the system on their devices continues for more than 99.9% of their respective owners.

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