iOS 8 now installed on 60 percent of devices

Apple has announced that its iOS 8 operating system for iPhone, iPod Touch, and iPad now is installed on 60 percent of devices as of November 24. With the latest numbers, iOS 7 is installed on 35 percent of devices while prior iOS versions are on 5 percent of devices.

iOS 8 now installed on 60 percent of devices

At its October event, Apple compared its adoption rate of its latest mobile OS to Android's, noting that iOS 8 was installed on 48 percent of devices in just 26 days compared to Android's adoption rate of KitKat, which was present on about a quarter of devices; the difference was that it took Android nearly a whole year to get to the 25 percent mark.

Source: Apple (opens in new tab)

Chuong H Nguyen
8 Comments
  • Update people, Update!!! Sent from the iMore App
  • We need to help people update. I know at least 10 people who didn't update because they didn't have enough storage. I helped most of them by letting them update through iTunes on my Mac. Sent from the iMore App
  • The people I know (myself included) have updated to iOS 8. Sent from the iMore App
  • I was wondering where do the old devices gone? Do people still use the old devices? In my country brand new iPhone 4 8Gb still sold in some stores
  • Right now iOS 7 has 35% and previous iOS' have 5% and considering that there must be around 300-400 million iOS devices in use that represents around 15-20 million iOS devices with iOS 1-6 Sent from the iMore App
  • I'm running os7 still so I guess I'm among the 35ers Posted via the iMore App for Android
  • With all the problem still in 8.1.1, I am telling people not to update. iOS 8 is too buggy, including:
    - significant Wifi and BT problems still not fixed
    - multitouch gestures on iPads usually do not work
    - orientation is very slow to update or just doesn't
    - performance is as much as 50% slower than iOS7 Unless you need iOS8, why should you update and have to deal with all the problems. This is the first iOS update that I have regretted. It feels like I'm using android. Poor job Apple.
  • Maybe because of the latest jailbreak! There is a lot good things in iOS 8 runs stabil and good improve over iOS 7! But there are still people they jailbreak and they wait for the right update Sent from the iMore App