The share of iOS 8 increased to 72% after the release of iOS 8.1.3




The last few years, new Apple operating system demonstrated steady growth adaptation among users of mobile and desktop devices company. However, in the case of iOS 8 the situation has changed.


Jan. 21 online Apple, reflects the statistics of the mobile platform iOS visitors App Store, there updated data on the distribution of iOS 8. It became apparent that by the time 69% of the users iPhone, iPad and iPod touch switched to the eighth version of the operating system. Two weeks later, Apple has reported that the proportion of the operating system increased by 3% and is currently 72%.

Growing share of iOS 8 was made possible due to iOS 7. In particular, the “seven” lost 3% and 25% was limited in the final statistics. Earlier versions of the mobile operating system, save the results on the same level – 3%.

It is noteworthy that for the previous two weeks iOS share grew by only 8 1%. The relatively sharp rise adaptation platform associated with the release of the update iOS 8.1.3 . This update, which debuted in late January, requires less disk space.


It is believed that the slower compared with last year’s release of iOS 8 contributes to the spread of the fact that users who want to upgrade their iPhone and iPad «in the air,” ie, without connecting to a computer with iTunes, must before downloading and installing delete content. OS is simply not enough room to unpack all the necessary components for installation. In addition, to reduce the speed upgrade to iOS 8 can influence the lack of support for iPhone 4 smartphones, which are very popular among users.

Despite the decline in the rate of adaptation of iOS 8, Apple with the stock ahead of its main competitor in terms of installing the latest version of the system. In February released nine weeks earlier Android 5.0 got a little more than 1.5% of the total base of Android-devices. Thus, a four-month waiting appearance of the last version of the system on their devices continues for more than 98.4% of the holders of “guglofonov.”

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