Half of all gadgets are actually working the newest model of the iOS cell working system, iOS 12, based on figures shared by Apple. On gadgets launched within the final 4 years, that quantity is as excessive as 53 p.c. And iOS 12 adoption is going down extra rapidly than the final launch did, Apple additionally notes.
As we beforehand reported, it took till November 6, 2017 for iOS 11 attain 52 p.c of all present iPhones and iPads. iOS 12 achieved that milestone in mid-October.
Apple’s new figures, accessible right here on its Apple Developer web site, additionally verify a third-party report launched final week, which claimed to point out an analogous development. In line with Mixpanel’s findings, then roughly 47.6 p.c of all iOS gadgets had been working iOS 12, whereas 45.6 p.c had been working iOS 11. The remaining gadgets had been working an older model, it had mentioned.
Apple’s information backs this up, too, exhibiting iOS 12 at 53 p.c on all gadgets launched since September 2014, adopted by iOS 11 at 40 p.c, then the remaining 7 p.c working an earlier model of iOS.
By way of all iOS gadgets, Apple’s figures are: iOS 12 at 50 p.c, iOS 11 at 39 p.c, with 11 p.c working an earlier iOS model.
The adoption charges associated to the brand new model of Android look far totally different, by comparability. The most recent launch, Android Oreo (eight.zero and eight.1), runs on simply 19.2 p.c of gadgets. Nougat, Marshmallow, Lollipop, and KitKat nonetheless have giant set up bases as effectively, at 20.three p.c, 21.6 p.c, 18.three p.c, and seven.eight p.c, respectively.
However Apple has a bonus in relation to distributing its cell OS. Whereas Google pushes out updates to its personal supported Pixel, Nexus and Android One gadgets, Android updates, for probably the most half, are dealt with by OEMs and carriers.
The brand new information on iOS 12 adoption charges observe one other third-party report, this one from CIRP, which claims Apple is catching as much as Android loyalty charges in Q3 and is seeing retention charges which can be at an all-time excessive. CIRP’s reporting relies on survey information, nevertheless, not direct measurements like Mixpanel and Apple’s figures are.
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