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80 percent of Apple devices are on iOS 10, latest figures reveal

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80 percent of Apple devices are on iOS 10, latest figures reveal

iOS 10 now powers just about 8 out of ten lively devices—not up to six months since formally freeing to the general public in September of final yr, as measured through App Retailer on February 20, 2017.

It’s nice information for Apple, as the bulk of the corporate’s consumers are staying on its most recent tool. The similar can’t be stated for Google’s Android cellular running gadget, the place solely 1.2 percent of lively devices run Android 7.0 Nougat or upper. Nougat used to be launched against the top of August 2016.

How do those stats in comparison to Nougat, the 7th primary model of the Android running device (codenamed Android N right through construction)? Consistent with Google, Nougat (variations 7.0 – 7.1.2) used to be discovered on slightly one percent of lively devices primarily based on knowledge accumulated right through a seven-day duration finishing on February 6, 2017.

Each Android Nougat and iOS 10 have been launched more or less round the similar time.
The tool update formally launched on August 22, 2016, with Nexus devices being the primary to obtain it. The primary developer-only beta of iOS 10 used to be launched at WWDC 2016 on June 13, 2016 forward of its public unlock on September 13, 2016.

In contrast to with Android, Apple’s service companions don’t regulate how iOS tool updates are allotted to shoppers so the iPhone maker is in a position to free up a brand new model of the cellular running gadget to all lively devices without delay.

Consequently, the 3 most up-to-date variations of Android—Nougat, Marshmallow and Lollipop (which used to be launched again in 2014)—lumped in combination are discovered on not up to two-thirds of lively Android devices that run the Google Play Retailer app (except devices that use third-party retail outlets or don’t run Google products and services).

Supply: Apple, Google

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