iOS Version Stats

This page presents data showing how quickly users are adopting new versions of iOS. The data below is taken from the user base of my Audiobooks apps. This data may not apply to your application’s user demographics but should give a good general sense of where users are these days.

Audiobooks


This data reflects the active unique users each day across all devices. Since they are usage based the number can go up and down, this is just natural variation caused by the active subset of users each day.

NB: On May 27th I dropped support for iOS versions below 6.0, as a result the data for older versions is no as representative of actual usage.


Adoption Trends

All Platforms:

7.X88.3%
6.X9.1%
5.X2.3%
4.X0.3%

iPhone Only:

7.X91.6%
6.X7.7%
5.X0.6%
4.X0.2%

iPad Only:

7.X90.8%
6.X4.1%
5.X4.9%
4.X0.2%

Device Breakdowns

Device Breakdown (sorted by Adoption)

iOS breakdown
DeviceDevice Usage7.X6.X5.X4.X
iPhone 5s12.1% 100.0%0.0%0.0%0.0%
iPhone 5c5.7% 100.0%0.0%0.0%0.0%
iPad Air3.6% 100.0%0.0%0.0%0.0%
iPod touch 5G1.4% 100.0%0.0%0.0%0.0%
iPad Mini 21.0% 100.0%0.0%0.0%0.0%
iPhone 518.5% 95.5%4.5%0.0%0.0%
iPad 2G10.5% 95.4%3.5%0.6%0.6%
iPad 3G4.8% 94.5%5.1%0.4%0.0%
iPad 4G5.0% 94.3%5.7%0.0%0.0%
iPhone 4S17.0% 91.8%7.0%1.3%0.0%
iPad Mini4.4% 91.5%8.5%0.0%0.0%
iPhone 49.9% 79.9%17.6%1.4%1.1%
iPod touch 4G3.1% 0.0%93.1%3.6%3.3%
iPad 1G1.4% 0.0%0.0%100.0%0.0%
iPhone 3GS1.2% 0.0%98.2%0.8%1.0%
iPod touch 3G0.4% 0.0%0.0%97.6%2.4%
Overall  88.3%9.1%2.3%0.3%

Device Breakdown (sorted by Usage)

iOS breakdown
DeviceDevice Usage7.X6.X5.X4.X
iPhone 518.5% 95.5%4.5%0.0%0.0%
iPhone 4S17.0% 91.8%7.0%1.3%0.0%
iPhone 5s12.1% 100.0%0.0%0.0%0.0%
iPad 2G10.5% 95.4%3.5%0.6%0.6%
iPhone 49.9% 79.9%17.6%1.4%1.1%
iPhone 5c5.7% 100.0%0.0%0.0%0.0%
iPad 4G5.0% 94.3%5.7%0.0%0.0%
iPad 3G4.8% 94.5%5.1%0.4%0.0%
iPad Mini4.4% 91.5%8.5%0.0%0.0%
iPad Air3.6% 100.0%0.0%0.0%0.0%
iPod touch 4G3.1% 0.0%93.1%3.6%3.3%
iPad 1G1.4% 0.0%0.0%100.0%0.0%
iPod touch 5G1.4% 100.0%0.0%0.0%0.0%
iPhone 3GS1.2% 0.0%98.2%0.8%1.0%
iPad Mini 21.0% 100.0%0.0%0.0%0.0%
iPod touch 3G0.4% 0.0%0.0%97.6%2.4%
Overall  88.3%9.1%2.3%0.3%

Average Device Age: 875.2 days
Average Major iOS Release Age: 395.0 days


iPhone Breakdown (sorted by Adoption)

iOS breakdown
DeviceDevice Usage7.X6.X5.X4.X
iPhone 5s18.8% 100.0%0.0%0.0%0.0%
iPhone 5c8.8% 100.0%0.0%0.0%0.0%
iPhone 528.7% 95.5%4.5%0.0%0.0%
iPhone 4S26.4% 91.8%7.0%1.3%0.0%
iPhone 415.3% 79.9%17.6%1.4%1.1%
iPhone 3GS1.9% 0.0%98.2%0.8%1.0%
Overall  91.6%7.7%0.6%0.2%

iPhone Breakdown (sorted by Usage)

iOS breakdown
DeviceDevice Usage7.X6.X5.X4.X
iPhone 528.7% 95.5%4.5%0.0%0.0%
iPhone 4S26.4% 91.8%7.0%1.3%0.0%
iPhone 5s18.8% 100.0%0.0%0.0%0.0%
iPhone 415.3% 79.9%17.6%1.4%1.1%
iPhone 5c8.8% 100.0%0.0%0.0%0.0%
iPhone 3GS1.9% 0.0%98.2%0.8%1.0%
Overall  91.6%7.7%0.6%0.2%

Average Device Age: 839.1 days
Average Major iOS Release Age: 373.9 days


iPad Breakdown (sorted by Adoption)

iOS breakdown
DeviceDevice Usage7.X6.X5.X4.X
iPad Air11.6% 100.0%0.0%0.0%0.0%
iPad Mini 23.3% 100.0%0.0%0.0%0.0%
iPad 2G34.1% 95.4%3.5%0.6%0.6%
iPad 3G15.5% 94.5%5.1%0.4%0.0%
iPad 4G16.4% 94.3%5.7%0.0%0.0%
iPad Mini14.4% 91.5%8.5%0.0%0.0%
iPad 1G4.6% 0.0%0.0%100.0%0.0%
Overall  90.8%4.1%4.9%0.2%

iPad Breakdown (sorted by Usage)

iOS breakdown
DeviceDevice Usage7.X6.X5.X4.X
iPad 2G34.1% 95.4%3.5%0.6%0.6%
iPad 4G16.4% 94.3%5.7%0.0%0.0%
iPad 3G15.5% 94.5%5.1%0.4%0.0%
iPad Mini14.4% 91.5%8.5%0.0%0.0%
iPad Air11.6% 100.0%0.0%0.0%0.0%
iPad 1G4.6% 0.0%0.0%100.0%0.0%
iPad Mini 23.3% 100.0%0.0%0.0%0.0%
Overall  90.8%4.1%4.9%0.2%

Average Device Age: 890.6 days
Average Major iOS Release Age: 397.3 days


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Last Updated: Aug 22, 2014 13:01:59