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 April 5, 2017 I dropped support for iOS versions below 9.0, as a result the data for older versions is not as representative of actual usage.


Last Updated: Oct 17, 2018 10:34:21

Adoption Trends

All Platforms:

12.X55.5%
11.X34.3%
10.X4.8%
9.X4.6%
8.X0.1%
7.X0.2%
6.X0.3%
5.X0.1%
4.X0.0%

iPhone Only:

12.X58.6%
11.X35.9%
10.X4.4%
9.X0.7%
8.X0.0%
7.X0.2%
6.X0.1%

iPad Only:

12.X45.6%
11.X25.3%
10.X6.9%
9.X21.4%
8.X0.3%
7.X0.0%
6.X0.0%
5.X0.5%

Device Breakdowns

Device Breakdown (sorted by Adoption)

iOS breakdown
DeviceDevice Usage12.X11.X10.X9.X8.X7.X6.X5.X4.X
iPhone XS0.8% 100.0%0.0%0.0%0.0%0.0%0.0%0.0%0.0%0.0%
iPhone XS Max0.8% 100.0%0.0%0.0%0.0%0.0%0.0%0.0%0.0%0.0%
iPad+ Pro 20.2% 98.1%1.9%0.0%0.0%0.0%0.0%0.0%0.0%0.0%
iPad Pro 20.4% 90.0%10.0%0.0%0.0%0.0%0.0%0.0%0.0%0.0%
iPad 60.7% 84.0%16.0%0.0%0.0%0.0%0.0%0.0%0.0%0.0%
iPad 51.0% 78.8%21.2%0.0%0.0%0.0%0.0%0.0%0.0%0.0%
iPhone 85.4% 73.5%26.5%0.0%0.0%0.0%0.0%0.0%0.0%0.0%
iPad Mini 40.6% 73.2%21.3%5.5%0.0%0.0%0.0%0.0%0.0%0.0%
iPad Mini 30.5% 71.2%27.0%1.8%0.0%0.0%0.0%0.0%0.0%0.0%
iPhone 8+4.1% 70.7%29.3%0.0%0.0%0.0%0.0%0.0%0.0%0.0%
iPhone 7+6.4% 69.5%28.7%1.8%0.0%0.0%0.0%0.0%0.0%0.0%
iPhone X4.2% 68.5%31.5%0.0%0.0%0.0%0.0%0.0%0.0%0.0%
iPad Air 24.0% 68.0%30.8%1.2%0.0%0.0%0.0%0.0%0.0%0.0%
iPad Pro0.9% 66.4%16.9%0.0%16.7%0.0%0.0%0.0%0.0%0.0%
iPhone 6s15.3% 58.2%37.1%4.5%0.2%0.0%0.0%0.0%0.0%0.0%
iPhone se8.1% 56.4%39.5%4.1%0.0%0.0%0.0%0.0%0.0%0.0%
iPhone 69.7% 56.2%37.9%5.7%0.1%0.0%0.0%0.0%0.0%0.0%
iPhone 78.2% 55.8%41.9%2.3%0.0%0.0%0.0%0.0%0.0%0.0%
iPhone 6s+5.8% 52.2%47.0%0.5%0.2%0.0%0.0%0.0%0.0%0.0%
iPhone 5s5.1% 49.6%46.8%2.7%0.8%0.1%0.0%0.0%0.0%0.0%
iPad Air2.4% 49.0%42.0%6.5%2.4%0.0%0.1%0.0%0.0%0.0%
iPhone 6+4.1% 47.9%44.3%7.8%0.0%0.0%0.0%0.0%0.0%0.0%
iPad Mini 22.4% 38.9%50.7%8.5%0.9%1.0%0.0%0.0%0.0%0.0%
iPad+ Pro0.7% 37.0%61.8%1.2%0.0%0.0%0.0%0.0%0.0%0.0%
iPod touch 6G1.3% 24.5%74.1%1.4%0.0%0.0%0.0%0.0%0.0%0.0%
iPad 2G1.8% 0.0%0.0%0.0%97.8%2.1%0.1%0.0%0.0%0.0%
iPad Mini1.5% 0.0%0.0%0.0%99.3%0.1%0.2%0.4%0.0%0.0%
iPad 4G0.8% 0.0%0.0%99.9%0.0%0.0%0.1%0.0%0.0%0.0%
iPhone 50.7% 0.0%0.0%97.1%0.0%2.9%0.0%0.0%0.0%0.0%
iPhone 4S0.6% 0.0%0.0%0.0%78.9%0.2%18.2%2.6%0.0%0.0%
iPad 3G0.5% 0.0%0.0%0.0%100.0%0.0%0.0%0.0%0.0%0.0%
iPhone 5c0.5% 0.0%0.0%98.4%1.6%0.0%0.0%0.0%0.0%0.0%
iPod touch 4G0.3% 0.0%0.0%0.0%0.0%0.0%0.0%97.1%0.0%2.9%
iPod touch 5G0.2% 0.0%0.0%0.0%98.1%0.0%1.9%0.0%0.0%0.0%
iPad 1G0.1% 0.0%0.0%0.0%0.0%0.0%0.0%0.0%100.0%0.0%
iPhone 40.1% 0.0%0.0%0.0%0.0%0.0%96.8%3.2%0.0%0.0%
iPod touch 3G0.1% 0.0%0.0%0.0%0.0%0.0%0.0%0.0%100.0%0.0%
iPhone 3GS0.0% 0.0%0.0%0.0%0.0%0.0%0.0%100.0%0.0%0.0%
Overall  55.5%34.3%4.8%4.6%0.1%0.2%0.3%0.1%0.0%

Device Breakdown (sorted by Usage)

iOS breakdown
DeviceDevice Usage12.X11.X10.X9.X8.X7.X6.X5.X4.X
iPhone 6s15.3% 58.2%37.1%4.5%0.2%0.0%0.0%0.0%0.0%0.0%
iPhone 69.7% 56.2%37.9%5.7%0.1%0.0%0.0%0.0%0.0%0.0%
iPhone 78.2% 55.8%41.9%2.3%0.0%0.0%0.0%0.0%0.0%0.0%
iPhone se8.1% 56.4%39.5%4.1%0.0%0.0%0.0%0.0%0.0%0.0%
iPhone 7+6.4% 69.5%28.7%1.8%0.0%0.0%0.0%0.0%0.0%0.0%
iPhone 6s+5.8% 52.2%47.0%0.5%0.2%0.0%0.0%0.0%0.0%0.0%
iPhone 85.4% 73.5%26.5%0.0%0.0%0.0%0.0%0.0%0.0%0.0%
iPhone 5s5.1% 49.6%46.8%2.7%0.8%0.1%0.0%0.0%0.0%0.0%
iPhone X4.2% 68.5%31.5%0.0%0.0%0.0%0.0%0.0%0.0%0.0%
iPhone 6+4.1% 47.9%44.3%7.8%0.0%0.0%0.0%0.0%0.0%0.0%
iPhone 8+4.1% 70.7%29.3%0.0%0.0%0.0%0.0%0.0%0.0%0.0%
iPad Air 24.0% 68.0%30.8%1.2%0.0%0.0%0.0%0.0%0.0%0.0%
iPad Mini 22.4% 38.9%50.7%8.5%0.9%1.0%0.0%0.0%0.0%0.0%
iPad Air2.4% 49.0%42.0%6.5%2.4%0.0%0.1%0.0%0.0%0.0%
iPad 2G1.8% 0.0%0.0%0.0%97.8%2.1%0.1%0.0%0.0%0.0%
iPad Mini1.5% 0.0%0.0%0.0%99.3%0.1%0.2%0.4%0.0%0.0%
iPod touch 6G1.3% 24.5%74.1%1.4%0.0%0.0%0.0%0.0%0.0%0.0%
iPad 51.0% 78.8%21.2%0.0%0.0%0.0%0.0%0.0%0.0%0.0%
iPad Pro0.9% 66.4%16.9%0.0%16.7%0.0%0.0%0.0%0.0%0.0%
iPhone XS0.8% 100.0%0.0%0.0%0.0%0.0%0.0%0.0%0.0%0.0%
iPad 4G0.8% 0.0%0.0%99.9%0.0%0.0%0.1%0.0%0.0%0.0%
iPhone XS Max0.8% 100.0%0.0%0.0%0.0%0.0%0.0%0.0%0.0%0.0%
iPad 60.7% 84.0%16.0%0.0%0.0%0.0%0.0%0.0%0.0%0.0%
iPhone 50.7% 0.0%0.0%97.1%0.0%2.9%0.0%0.0%0.0%0.0%
iPad+ Pro0.7% 37.0%61.8%1.2%0.0%0.0%0.0%0.0%0.0%0.0%
iPhone 4S0.6% 0.0%0.0%0.0%78.9%0.2%18.2%2.6%0.0%0.0%
iPad Mini 40.6% 73.2%21.3%5.5%0.0%0.0%0.0%0.0%0.0%0.0%
iPad 3G0.5% 0.0%0.0%0.0%100.0%0.0%0.0%0.0%0.0%0.0%
iPhone 5c0.5% 0.0%0.0%98.4%1.6%0.0%0.0%0.0%0.0%0.0%
iPad Mini 30.5% 71.2%27.0%1.8%0.0%0.0%0.0%0.0%0.0%0.0%
iPad Pro 20.4% 90.0%10.0%0.0%0.0%0.0%0.0%0.0%0.0%0.0%
iPod touch 4G0.3% 0.0%0.0%0.0%0.0%0.0%0.0%97.1%0.0%2.9%
iPod touch 5G0.2% 0.0%0.0%0.0%98.1%0.0%1.9%0.0%0.0%0.0%
iPad+ Pro 20.2% 98.1%1.9%0.0%0.0%0.0%0.0%0.0%0.0%0.0%
iPad 1G0.1% 0.0%0.0%0.0%0.0%0.0%0.0%0.0%100.0%0.0%
iPhone 40.1% 0.0%0.0%0.0%0.0%0.0%96.8%3.2%0.0%0.0%
iPod touch 3G0.1% 0.0%0.0%0.0%0.0%0.0%0.0%0.0%100.0%0.0%
iPhone 3GS0.0% 0.0%0.0%0.0%0.0%0.0%0.0%100.0%0.0%0.0%
Overall  55.5%34.3%4.8%4.6%0.1%0.2%0.3%0.1%0.0%

Average Device Age: 1200.6 days
Average Major iOS Release Age: 412.5 days


iPhone Breakdown (sorted by Adoption)

iOS breakdown
DeviceDevice Usage12.X11.X10.X9.X8.X7.X6.X5.X4.X
iPhone XS1.1% 100.0%0.0%0.0%0.0%0.0%0.0%0.0%0.0%0.0%
iPhone XS Max1.0% 100.0%0.0%0.0%0.0%0.0%0.0%0.0%0.0%0.0%
iPhone 86.8% 73.5%26.5%0.0%0.0%0.0%0.0%0.0%0.0%0.0%
iPhone 8+5.1% 70.7%29.3%0.0%0.0%0.0%0.0%0.0%0.0%0.0%
iPhone 7+8.0% 69.5%28.7%1.8%0.0%0.0%0.0%0.0%0.0%0.0%
iPhone X5.3% 68.5%31.5%0.0%0.0%0.0%0.0%0.0%0.0%0.0%
iPhone 6s19.1% 58.2%37.1%4.5%0.2%0.0%0.0%0.0%0.0%0.0%
iPhone se10.1% 56.4%39.5%4.1%0.0%0.0%0.0%0.0%0.0%0.0%
iPhone 612.2% 56.2%37.9%5.7%0.1%0.0%0.0%0.0%0.0%0.0%
iPhone 710.3% 55.8%41.9%2.3%0.0%0.0%0.0%0.0%0.0%0.0%
iPhone 6s+7.3% 52.2%47.0%0.5%0.2%0.0%0.0%0.0%0.0%0.0%
iPhone 5s6.3% 49.6%46.8%2.7%0.8%0.1%0.0%0.0%0.0%0.0%
iPhone 6+5.2% 47.9%44.3%7.8%0.0%0.0%0.0%0.0%0.0%0.0%
iPhone 50.9% 0.0%0.0%97.1%0.0%2.9%0.0%0.0%0.0%0.0%
iPhone 4S0.7% 0.0%0.0%0.0%78.9%0.2%18.2%2.6%0.0%0.0%
iPhone 5c0.7% 0.0%0.0%98.4%1.6%0.0%0.0%0.0%0.0%0.0%
iPhone 40.1% 0.0%0.0%0.0%0.0%0.0%96.8%3.2%0.0%0.0%
iPhone 3GS0.0% 0.0%0.0%0.0%0.0%0.0%0.0%100.0%0.0%0.0%
Overall  58.6%35.9%4.4%0.7%0.0%0.2%0.1%0.0%0.0%

iPhone Breakdown (sorted by Usage)

iOS breakdown
DeviceDevice Usage12.X11.X10.X9.X8.X7.X6.X5.X4.X
iPhone 6s19.1% 58.2%37.1%4.5%0.2%0.0%0.0%0.0%0.0%0.0%
iPhone 612.2% 56.2%37.9%5.7%0.1%0.0%0.0%0.0%0.0%0.0%
iPhone 710.3% 55.8%41.9%2.3%0.0%0.0%0.0%0.0%0.0%0.0%
iPhone se10.1% 56.4%39.5%4.1%0.0%0.0%0.0%0.0%0.0%0.0%
iPhone 7+8.0% 69.5%28.7%1.8%0.0%0.0%0.0%0.0%0.0%0.0%
iPhone 6s+7.3% 52.2%47.0%0.5%0.2%0.0%0.0%0.0%0.0%0.0%
iPhone 86.8% 73.5%26.5%0.0%0.0%0.0%0.0%0.0%0.0%0.0%
iPhone 5s6.3% 49.6%46.8%2.7%0.8%0.1%0.0%0.0%0.0%0.0%
iPhone X5.3% 68.5%31.5%0.0%0.0%0.0%0.0%0.0%0.0%0.0%
iPhone 6+5.2% 47.9%44.3%7.8%0.0%0.0%0.0%0.0%0.0%0.0%
iPhone 8+5.1% 70.7%29.3%0.0%0.0%0.0%0.0%0.0%0.0%0.0%
iPhone XS1.1% 100.0%0.0%0.0%0.0%0.0%0.0%0.0%0.0%0.0%
iPhone XS Max1.0% 100.0%0.0%0.0%0.0%0.0%0.0%0.0%0.0%0.0%
iPhone 50.9% 0.0%0.0%97.1%0.0%2.9%0.0%0.0%0.0%0.0%
iPhone 4S0.7% 0.0%0.0%0.0%78.9%0.2%18.2%2.6%0.0%0.0%
iPhone 5c0.7% 0.0%0.0%98.4%1.6%0.0%0.0%0.0%0.0%0.0%
iPhone 40.1% 0.0%0.0%0.0%0.0%0.0%96.8%3.2%0.0%0.0%
iPhone 3GS0.0% 0.0%0.0%0.0%0.0%0.0%0.0%100.0%0.0%0.0%
Overall  58.6%35.9%4.4%0.7%0.0%0.2%0.1%0.0%0.0%

Average Device Age: 1092.8 days
Average Major iOS Release Age: 367.2 days


iPad Breakdown (sorted by Adoption)

iOS breakdown
DeviceDevice Usage12.X11.X10.X9.X8.X7.X6.X5.X4.X
iPad+ Pro 20.9% 98.1%1.9%0.0%0.0%0.0%0.0%0.0%0.0%0.0%
iPad Pro 22.1% 90.0%10.0%0.0%0.0%0.0%0.0%0.0%0.0%0.0%
iPad 64.0% 84.0%16.0%0.0%0.0%0.0%0.0%0.0%0.0%0.0%
iPad 55.3% 78.8%21.2%0.0%0.0%0.0%0.0%0.0%0.0%0.0%
iPad Mini 43.0% 73.2%21.3%5.5%0.0%0.0%0.0%0.0%0.0%0.0%
iPad Mini 32.8% 71.2%27.0%1.8%0.0%0.0%0.0%0.0%0.0%0.0%
iPad Air 221.8% 68.0%30.8%1.2%0.0%0.0%0.0%0.0%0.0%0.0%
iPad Pro5.2% 66.4%16.9%0.0%16.7%0.0%0.0%0.0%0.0%0.0%
iPad Air13.0% 49.0%42.0%6.5%2.4%0.0%0.1%0.0%0.0%0.0%
iPad Mini 213.1% 38.9%50.7%8.5%0.9%1.0%0.0%0.0%0.0%0.0%
iPad+ Pro3.5% 37.0%61.8%1.2%0.0%0.0%0.0%0.0%0.0%0.0%
iPad 2G9.6% 0.0%0.0%0.0%97.8%2.1%0.1%0.0%0.0%0.0%
iPad Mini7.9% 0.0%0.0%0.0%99.3%0.1%0.2%0.4%0.0%0.0%
iPad 4G4.4% 0.0%0.0%99.9%0.0%0.0%0.1%0.0%0.0%0.0%
iPad 3G2.9% 0.0%0.0%0.0%100.0%0.0%0.0%0.0%0.0%0.0%
iPad 1G0.5% 0.0%0.0%0.0%0.0%0.0%0.0%0.0%100.0%0.0%
Overall  45.5%25.3%6.9%21.4%0.3%0.0%0.0%0.5%0.0%

iPad Breakdown (sorted by Usage)

iOS breakdown
DeviceDevice Usage12.X11.X10.X9.X8.X7.X6.X5.X4.X
iPad Air 221.8% 68.0%30.8%1.2%0.0%0.0%0.0%0.0%0.0%0.0%
iPad Mini 213.1% 38.9%50.7%8.5%0.9%1.0%0.0%0.0%0.0%0.0%
iPad Air13.0% 49.0%42.0%6.5%2.4%0.0%0.1%0.0%0.0%0.0%
iPad 2G9.6% 0.0%0.0%0.0%97.8%2.1%0.1%0.0%0.0%0.0%
iPad Mini7.9% 0.0%0.0%0.0%99.3%0.1%0.2%0.4%0.0%0.0%
iPad 55.3% 78.8%21.2%0.0%0.0%0.0%0.0%0.0%0.0%0.0%
iPad Pro5.2% 66.4%16.9%0.0%16.7%0.0%0.0%0.0%0.0%0.0%
iPad 4G4.4% 0.0%0.0%99.9%0.0%0.0%0.1%0.0%0.0%0.0%
iPad 64.0% 84.0%16.0%0.0%0.0%0.0%0.0%0.0%0.0%0.0%
iPad+ Pro3.5% 37.0%61.8%1.2%0.0%0.0%0.0%0.0%0.0%0.0%
iPad Mini 43.0% 73.2%21.3%5.5%0.0%0.0%0.0%0.0%0.0%0.0%
iPad 3G2.9% 0.0%0.0%0.0%100.0%0.0%0.0%0.0%0.0%0.0%
iPad Mini 32.8% 71.2%27.0%1.8%0.0%0.0%0.0%0.0%0.0%0.0%
iPad Pro 22.1% 90.0%10.0%0.0%0.0%0.0%0.0%0.0%0.0%0.0%
iPad+ Pro 20.9% 98.1%1.9%0.0%0.0%0.0%0.0%0.0%0.0%0.0%
iPad 1G0.5% 0.0%0.0%0.0%0.0%0.0%0.0%0.0%100.0%0.0%
Overall  45.5%25.3%6.9%21.4%0.3%0.0%0.0%0.5%0.0%

Average Device Age: 1629.7 days
Average Major iOS Release Age: 553.4 days



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