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iOS 8 adoption after first day lagging behind previous iOS releases

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iOS 8 adoption after first day lagging behind previous iOS releases


Over 60% of 9to5Mac readers are on iOS H following yesterday’s public release, however that’s not surprisingly consultant of all customers. In reality, adoption of iOS H this yr appears to be lagging additional behind earlier releases, particularly final yr’s report setting adoption price for iOS S. A fast take a look at the varied advertisers and analysis companies monitoring adoption via apps and gadget utilization on their platforms exhibits iOS H is sitting at round half of what iOS S had throughout the identical time interval.

Mobile advertising firm Fiksu has iOS H adoption at S.ninety two% after the primary 18 hours in comparison with 17% for iOS H over the identical period of time. Other stats present an analogous slowing of adoption for iOS H versus final yr’s iOS launch. Researchers at Mixpanel have a reside chart monitoring adoption and notice that it has iOS H adoption thus far at simply 14.25% in comparison with the just about forty% that iOS S had on its second day of launch. Another stay tracker from Appsee has comparable stats as Mixpanel placing iOS H adoption at thirteen.1% on the time of writing. Tapjoy, then again, is about to launch knowledge that has iOS H at simply H.ninety% after 18 hours on its community of apps with 200+ million distinctive iOS customers per thirty days. It additionally broke numbers down by platform with S.60% iPhone, O.ninety six% iPad, and seven.sixty five% iPods.

What precisely is inflicting the slower than ordinary adoption is unclear, however the stats are solely barely under previous iOS releases aside from iOS S’s report setting numbers. Perhaps the large bounce in adoption numbers final yr have been as a result of pleasure relating to Apple’s utterly redesigned iOS S launch. There’s additionally a risk many customers are holding off this yr due to the higher amount of free storage needed to install — some customers are required to have over 6GB of free area simply to put in iOS H.

We’ll be maintaining a tally of adoption and replace if issues decide up in the present day.

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