While iOS 8 adoption was lagging behind last year’s release at just 15% earlier than the official launch of the brand new iPhones on Friday, it’s now hovering at roughly 30% after report first weekend gross sales for the brand new iPhones. That stat, which comes from analysis and analytics companies Fiksu, Mixpanel, Appsee, & Chitika is under the just about 50% of customers iOS 7 had this many days into launch final yr.
Fiksu and Mixpanel additionally provided knowledge on iPhone 6 vs iPhone 6 Plus adoption following the first weekend of gross sales. Both present that iPhone 6 is outpacing iPhone 6 Plus fairly considerably after the first few days in clients’ arms, however it’s fairly possible that could possibly be as a consequence of a a lot tighter provide of iPhone 6 Plus.
The Wall Street Journal reported within the days main as much as the iPhone’s retail launch on Friday that Apple was producing considerably much less iPhone 6 Plus fashions than iPhone 6, and availability of the iPhone 6 Plus appeared to usually be in shorter provide with most retailers together with Apple. That might account for why each Fiksu and Mixpanel are displaying 6 adoption outpacing 6 Plus after the first few days. Currently, Fiksu exhibits the iPhone 6 at roughly 1.7% of customers, whereas the 6 Plus is available in at simply zero.3%. Compare that to zero.sixty one% for iPhone 5s and zero.24% for iPhone 5c from final yr’s launch.
Numbers from Mixpanel present an identical state of affairs with iPhone 6 at 2.5% of its customers vs zero.4% for 6 Plus. It’s potential, nevertheless, we might see the hole shut as iPhone 6 Plus turns into extra available.
Apple introduced earlier as we speak that it sold a record 10 million iPhone 6 and 6 Plus units throughout its first weekend of gross sales, nevertheless it has not but launched official numbers on iOS 8 adoption.