Half of all devices now run iOS 12 – TechCrunch
Half of all devices are now operating the most recent model of the iOS cell working gadget, iOS 12, in step with figures shared by way of Apple. On devices presented within the closing 4 years, that quantity is as top as 53 p.c. And iOS 12 adoption is happening extra briefly than the closing unlock did, Apple additionally notes.
As we prior to now reported, it took till November 6, 2017 for iOS 11 achieve 52 p.c of all present iPhones and iPads. iOS 12 accomplished that milestone in mid-October.
Apple’s new figures, to be had right here on its Apple Developer web site, additionally ascertain a third-party record launched closing week, which claimed to turn a identical pattern. According to Mixpanel’s findings, then kind of 47.6 p.c of all iOS devices had been operating iOS 12, whilst 45.6 p.c had been operating iOS 11. The ultimate devices had been operating an older model, it had stated.
Apple’s information backs this up, too, appearing iOS 12 at 53 p.c on all devices presented since September 2014, adopted by way of iOS 11 at 40 p.c, then the rest 7 p.c operating an previous model of iOS.
In phrases of all iOS devices, Apple’s figures are: iOS 12 at 50 p.c, iOS 11 at 39 p.c, with 11 p.c operating an previous iOS model.
The adoption charges associated with the brand new model of Android glance a ways other, by way of comparability. The newest unlock, Android Oreo (eight.zero and eight.1), runs on simply 19.2 p.c of devices. Nougat, Marshmallow, Lollipop, and KitKat nonetheless have huge set up bases as smartly, at 20.three p.c, 21.6 p.c, 18.three p.c, and seven.eight p.c, respectively.
But Apple has a bonus in terms of distributing its cell OS. While Google pushes out updates to its personal supported Pixel, Nexus and Android One devices, Android updates, for essentially the most section, are treated by way of OEMs and carriers.
The new information on iOS 12 adoption charges practice any other third-party record, 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 top. CIRP’s reporting is in keeping with survey information, on the other hand, now not direct measurements like Mixpanel and Apple’s figures are.