The iOS 8 upgrade went live back in September, and has since seen strong adoption rates across iPhones and iPads.

The most recent OS figured out how to accomplish 46% adoption in the initial five days after it published.

A month ago we saw that figure climb to 72%, so we’ve seen a 5% increment in take-up since February.

It’s significant that not the majority of that increment will be based clients updating software; iPhone 6 and 6 Plus sales will likewise contribute the number as they ship with iOS 8 out of the box.

The past operating system – iOS 7 – is presently on a total 20% of Apple gadgets, while prior software accounts for only 3% of the gadget OS share.

By comparison, insights from Google released in March uncovered the search engine giant’s most recent operating system – Android 5.0 Lollipop – has dealt with a simple 3.3% adoption since its launch.

Those figures do accompany a few caveats however; principal amongst which is the way that Android gadgets make up the lion’s share of cell phones on the planet, totalling some place north of 1 billion as indicated by most recent appraisals.

The Android platform is additionally intensely divided over a regularly developing number of manufacturers and devices, such a variety of clients need to sit tight for expanded times of time before the Lollipop upgrade gets to be accessible to them.

Google’s most famous OS remains Android Jelly Bean, which was programming form 4.1.x up to 4.3. That archaic system accounts 42.6% of Android devices globally.

Apple’s most recent figures are empowering, however, and will serve as an in number motivator for designers to plan content for the new OS.


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