The new OS of Apple iOS 9 for three weeks after the release was installed on 57% of devices, according to the online App store. Last year during the same period, “eight” was installed on 47% of devices.
During the first two weeks of iOS 9 installed 47% of iPhone, iPad and iPod touch. In comparison with last year the results have improved. So, iOS 8 last year during the same time period was set at 36% of users. However, these indicators are far from iOS 7 that was installed on 60% of devices.
“This is probably due to the fact that iOS 7 offered a lot of visual changes, which can easily be used. These changes are likely to have been more important for users <…> iOS 7 was more attractive to a wider audience,” according to the Localytics website.
The share of iOS 8 among Apple mobile devices for three weeks after the release of iOS 9 was reduced to 33%. On previous versions of Apple OS’s accounted for only 10%.
The popularity of iOS 9 is associated with several factors. First, the OS requires less space for installation than a year ago, what could be the main reason for higher speed of adaptation of “nine.” Second, users appreciate the possibilities of the new platform: the iPhone has received a new interface, multitasking, and power saving mode, and iPad – multi-window operation.
Note that, as of the beginning of October, the share of Android Lollipop (released almost simultaneously with iOS 8) is 23.5%. Remains the most common version of Android 4.4 KitKat. A month ago she belonged to 39,2%, and now 38,9%. Version 4.1.x, 4.2.x and 4.3 under the collective name of Jelly Bean together is 30,2%, whereas a month ago their share was equal to 31.8%. The following report Googke expected emergence of the latest Android 6.0 Marshmallow.