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.

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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: Dec 12, 2018 16:33:33

Adoption Trends

All Platforms:

12.X72.1%
11.X18.2%
10.X3.8%
9.X5.1%
8.X0.1%
7.X0.2%
6.X0.3%
5.X0.2%
4.X0.0%

iPhone Only:

12.X76.6%
11.X19.1%
10.X2.7%
9.X1.3%
8.X0.0%
7.X0.2%
6.X0.0%
5.X0.0%

iPad Only:

12.X57.0%
11.X15.6%
10.X8.6%
9.X17.1%
8.X0.5%
7.X0.1%
6.X0.3%
5.X0.8%
4.X0.0%

Device Breakdowns

Device Breakdown (sorted by Adoption)

iOS breakdown
DeviceDevice Usage12.X11.X10.X9.X8.X7.X6.X5.X4.X
iPhone XS2.3% 100.0%0.0%0.0%0.0%0.0%0.0%0.0%0.0%0.0%
iPad Pro0.9% 100.0%0.0%0.0%0.0%0.0%0.0%0.0%0.0%0.0%
iPhone XR0.9% 100.0%0.0%0.0%0.0%0.0%0.0%0.0%0.0%0.0%
iPad Pro 20.8% 100.0%0.0%0.0%0.0%0.0%0.0%0.0%0.0%0.0%
iPhone XS Max0.6% 100.0%0.0%0.0%0.0%0.0%0.0%0.0%0.0%0.0%
iPad Mini 30.0% 100.0%0.0%0.0%0.0%0.0%0.0%0.0%0.0%0.0%
iPad+ Pro 20.0% 100.0%0.0%0.0%0.0%0.0%0.0%0.0%0.0%0.0%
iPad 51.7% 92.3%7.6%0.0%0.0%0.0%0.0%0.0%0.0%0.0%
iPad 60.8% 92.1%7.9%0.0%0.0%0.0%0.0%0.0%0.0%0.0%
iPhone 85.0% 91.5%8.5%0.0%0.0%0.0%0.0%0.0%0.0%0.0%
iPhone 8+4.3% 91.5%8.5%0.0%0.0%0.0%0.0%0.0%0.0%0.0%
iPhone X2.5% 87.7%12.3%0.0%0.0%0.0%0.0%0.0%0.0%0.0%
iPhone 6s12.1% 86.0%11.9%2.0%0.0%0.0%0.0%0.0%0.0%0.0%
iPhone 7+5.3% 85.3%14.5%0.2%0.0%0.0%0.0%0.0%0.0%0.0%
iPad Mini 40.6% 83.8%16.1%0.1%0.0%0.0%0.0%0.0%0.0%0.0%
iPad Air 22.1% 80.1%18.6%0.7%0.0%0.6%0.0%0.0%0.0%0.0%
iPod touch 6G0.8% 78.6%15.1%6.3%0.0%0.0%0.0%0.0%0.0%0.0%
iPhone 711.9% 78.5%21.2%0.3%0.0%0.0%0.0%0.0%0.0%0.0%
iPhone 6s+5.7% 74.2%25.6%0.1%0.1%0.0%0.0%0.0%0.0%0.0%
iPad Air5.0% 73.2%21.9%3.5%1.1%0.1%0.2%0.0%0.0%0.0%
iPhone 69.8% 71.8%27.1%0.8%0.2%0.0%0.0%0.0%0.0%0.0%
iPhone 5s3.4% 69.9%25.1%4.1%0.1%0.1%0.7%0.0%0.0%0.0%
iPhone se5.3% 63.4%29.1%0.9%6.6%0.0%0.0%0.0%0.0%0.0%
iPhone 6+6.9% 61.9%38.0%0.1%0.0%0.0%0.0%0.0%0.0%0.0%
iPad+ Pro0.6% 57.6%42.4%0.0%0.0%0.0%0.0%0.0%0.0%0.0%
iPad Mini 22.2% 46.7%47.0%3.7%1.9%0.8%0.0%0.0%0.0%0.0%
iPad 2G1.8% 0.0%0.0%0.0%96.3%2.6%1.0%0.0%0.0%0.0%
iPad 4G1.5% 0.0%0.0%95.0%0.6%0.0%0.0%4.4%0.0%0.0%
iPhone 51.2% 0.0%0.0%93.7%6.2%0.2%0.0%0.0%0.0%0.0%
iPad 3G1.0% 0.0%0.0%0.0%100.0%0.0%0.0%0.0%0.0%0.0%
iPod touch 5G0.7% 0.0%0.0%0.0%100.0%0.0%0.0%0.0%0.0%0.0%
iPad Mini0.6% 0.0%0.0%0.0%97.8%2.0%0.0%0.2%0.0%0.0%
iPhone 4S0.6% 0.0%0.0%0.0%98.4%1.5%0.1%0.0%0.0%0.0%
iPhone 5c0.4% 0.0%0.0%89.4%7.2%0.0%3.4%0.0%0.0%0.0%
iPad 1G0.2% 0.0%0.0%0.0%0.0%0.0%0.0%0.0%98.0%2.0%
iPod touch 4G0.2% 0.0%0.0%0.0%0.0%0.0%0.0%100.0%0.0%0.0%
iPhone 40.1% 0.0%0.0%0.0%0.0%0.0%91.1%3.6%0.0%5.2%
iPhone 3GS0.0% 0.0%0.0%0.0%0.0%0.0%0.0%100.0%0.0%0.0%
Overall  72.1%18.2%3.8%5.1%0.1%0.2%0.3%0.2%0.0%

Device Breakdown (sorted by Usage)

iOS breakdown
DeviceDevice Usage12.X11.X10.X9.X8.X7.X6.X5.X4.X
iPhone 6s12.1% 86.0%11.9%2.0%0.0%0.0%0.0%0.0%0.0%0.0%
iPhone 711.9% 78.5%21.2%0.3%0.0%0.0%0.0%0.0%0.0%0.0%
iPhone 69.8% 71.8%27.1%0.8%0.2%0.0%0.0%0.0%0.0%0.0%
iPhone 6+6.9% 61.9%38.0%0.1%0.0%0.0%0.0%0.0%0.0%0.0%
iPhone 6s+5.7% 74.2%25.6%0.1%0.1%0.0%0.0%0.0%0.0%0.0%
iPhone 7+5.3% 85.3%14.5%0.2%0.0%0.0%0.0%0.0%0.0%0.0%
iPhone se5.3% 63.4%29.1%0.9%6.6%0.0%0.0%0.0%0.0%0.0%
iPad Air5.0% 73.2%21.9%3.5%1.1%0.1%0.2%0.0%0.0%0.0%
iPhone 85.0% 91.5%8.5%0.0%0.0%0.0%0.0%0.0%0.0%0.0%
iPhone 8+4.3% 91.5%8.5%0.0%0.0%0.0%0.0%0.0%0.0%0.0%
iPhone 5s3.4% 69.9%25.1%4.1%0.1%0.1%0.7%0.0%0.0%0.0%
iPhone X2.5% 87.7%12.3%0.0%0.0%0.0%0.0%0.0%0.0%0.0%
iPhone XS2.3% 100.0%0.0%0.0%0.0%0.0%0.0%0.0%0.0%0.0%
iPad Mini 22.2% 46.7%47.0%3.7%1.9%0.8%0.0%0.0%0.0%0.0%
iPad Air 22.1% 80.1%18.6%0.7%0.0%0.6%0.0%0.0%0.0%0.0%
iPad 2G1.8% 0.0%0.0%0.0%96.3%2.6%1.0%0.0%0.0%0.0%
iPad 51.7% 92.3%7.6%0.0%0.0%0.0%0.0%0.0%0.0%0.0%
iPad 4G1.5% 0.0%0.0%95.0%0.6%0.0%0.0%4.4%0.0%0.0%
iPhone 51.2% 0.0%0.0%93.7%6.2%0.2%0.0%0.0%0.0%0.0%
iPad 3G1.0% 0.0%0.0%0.0%100.0%0.0%0.0%0.0%0.0%0.0%
iPad Pro0.9% 100.0%0.0%0.0%0.0%0.0%0.0%0.0%0.0%0.0%
iPhone XR0.9% 100.0%0.0%0.0%0.0%0.0%0.0%0.0%0.0%0.0%
iPod touch 6G0.8% 78.6%15.1%6.3%0.0%0.0%0.0%0.0%0.0%0.0%
iPad 60.8% 92.1%7.9%0.0%0.0%0.0%0.0%0.0%0.0%0.0%
iPad Pro 20.8% 100.0%0.0%0.0%0.0%0.0%0.0%0.0%0.0%0.0%
iPod touch 5G0.7% 0.0%0.0%0.0%100.0%0.0%0.0%0.0%0.0%0.0%
iPad Mini 40.6% 83.8%16.1%0.1%0.0%0.0%0.0%0.0%0.0%0.0%
iPad+ Pro0.6% 57.6%42.4%0.0%0.0%0.0%0.0%0.0%0.0%0.0%
iPad Mini0.6% 0.0%0.0%0.0%97.8%2.0%0.0%0.2%0.0%0.0%
iPhone XS Max0.6% 100.0%0.0%0.0%0.0%0.0%0.0%0.0%0.0%0.0%
iPhone 4S0.6% 0.0%0.0%0.0%98.4%1.5%0.1%0.0%0.0%0.0%
iPhone 5c0.4% 0.0%0.0%89.4%7.2%0.0%3.4%0.0%0.0%0.0%
iPad 1G0.2% 0.0%0.0%0.0%0.0%0.0%0.0%0.0%98.0%2.0%
iPod touch 4G0.2% 0.0%0.0%0.0%0.0%0.0%0.0%100.0%0.0%0.0%
iPhone 40.1% 0.0%0.0%0.0%0.0%0.0%91.1%3.6%0.0%5.2%
iPad Mini 30.0% 100.0%0.0%0.0%0.0%0.0%0.0%0.0%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%
iPad+ Pro 20.0% 100.0%0.0%0.0%0.0%0.0%0.0%0.0%0.0%0.0%
Overall  72.1%18.2%3.8%5.1%0.1%0.2%0.3%0.2%0.0%

Average Device Age: 1251.8 days
Average Major iOS Release Age: 337.3 days


iPhone Breakdown (sorted by Adoption)

iOS breakdown
DeviceDevice Usage12.X11.X10.X9.X8.X7.X6.X5.X4.X
iPhone XS2.9% 100.0%0.0%0.0%0.0%0.0%0.0%0.0%0.0%0.0%
iPhone XR1.1% 100.0%0.0%0.0%0.0%0.0%0.0%0.0%0.0%0.0%
iPhone XS Max0.7% 100.0%0.0%0.0%0.0%0.0%0.0%0.0%0.0%0.0%
iPhone 86.4% 91.5%8.5%0.0%0.0%0.0%0.0%0.0%0.0%0.0%
iPhone 8+5.5% 91.5%8.5%0.0%0.0%0.0%0.0%0.0%0.0%0.0%
iPhone X3.2% 87.7%12.3%0.0%0.0%0.0%0.0%0.0%0.0%0.0%
iPhone 6s15.5% 86.0%11.9%2.0%0.0%0.0%0.0%0.0%0.0%0.0%
iPhone 7+6.8% 85.3%14.5%0.2%0.0%0.0%0.0%0.0%0.0%0.0%
iPhone 715.2% 78.5%21.2%0.3%0.0%0.0%0.0%0.0%0.0%0.0%
iPhone 6s+7.3% 74.2%25.6%0.1%0.1%0.0%0.0%0.0%0.0%0.0%
iPhone 612.5% 71.8%27.1%0.8%0.2%0.0%0.0%0.0%0.0%0.0%
iPhone 5s4.4% 69.9%25.1%4.1%0.1%0.1%0.7%0.0%0.0%0.0%
iPhone se6.7% 63.4%29.1%0.9%6.6%0.0%0.0%0.0%0.0%0.0%
iPhone 6+8.9% 61.9%38.0%0.1%0.0%0.0%0.0%0.0%0.0%0.0%
iPhone 51.5% 0.0%0.0%93.7%6.2%0.2%0.0%0.0%0.0%0.0%
iPhone 4S0.7% 0.0%0.0%0.0%98.4%1.5%0.1%0.0%0.0%0.0%
iPhone 5c0.5% 0.0%0.0%89.4%7.2%0.0%3.4%0.0%0.0%0.0%
iPhone 40.2% 0.0%0.0%0.0%0.0%0.0%91.1%3.6%0.0%5.2%
iPhone 3GS0.0% 0.0%0.0%0.0%0.0%0.0%0.0%100.0%0.0%0.0%
Overall  76.6%19.1%2.7%1.3%0.0%0.2%0.0%0.0%0.0%

iPhone Breakdown (sorted by Usage)

iOS breakdown
DeviceDevice Usage12.X11.X10.X9.X8.X7.X6.X5.X4.X
iPhone 6s15.5% 86.0%11.9%2.0%0.0%0.0%0.0%0.0%0.0%0.0%
iPhone 715.2% 78.5%21.2%0.3%0.0%0.0%0.0%0.0%0.0%0.0%
iPhone 612.5% 71.8%27.1%0.8%0.2%0.0%0.0%0.0%0.0%0.0%
iPhone 6+8.9% 61.9%38.0%0.1%0.0%0.0%0.0%0.0%0.0%0.0%
iPhone 6s+7.3% 74.2%25.6%0.1%0.1%0.0%0.0%0.0%0.0%0.0%
iPhone 7+6.8% 85.3%14.5%0.2%0.0%0.0%0.0%0.0%0.0%0.0%
iPhone se6.7% 63.4%29.1%0.9%6.6%0.0%0.0%0.0%0.0%0.0%
iPhone 86.4% 91.5%8.5%0.0%0.0%0.0%0.0%0.0%0.0%0.0%
iPhone 8+5.5% 91.5%8.5%0.0%0.0%0.0%0.0%0.0%0.0%0.0%
iPhone 5s4.4% 69.9%25.1%4.1%0.1%0.1%0.7%0.0%0.0%0.0%
iPhone X3.2% 87.7%12.3%0.0%0.0%0.0%0.0%0.0%0.0%0.0%
iPhone XS2.9% 100.0%0.0%0.0%0.0%0.0%0.0%0.0%0.0%0.0%
iPhone 51.5% 0.0%0.0%93.7%6.2%0.2%0.0%0.0%0.0%0.0%
iPhone XR1.1% 100.0%0.0%0.0%0.0%0.0%0.0%0.0%0.0%0.0%
iPhone XS Max0.7% 100.0%0.0%0.0%0.0%0.0%0.0%0.0%0.0%0.0%
iPhone 4S0.7% 0.0%0.0%0.0%98.4%1.5%0.1%0.0%0.0%0.0%
iPhone 5c0.5% 0.0%0.0%89.4%7.2%0.0%3.4%0.0%0.0%0.0%
iPhone 40.2% 0.0%0.0%0.0%0.0%0.0%91.1%3.6%0.0%5.2%
iPhone 3GS0.0% 0.0%0.0%0.0%0.0%0.0%0.0%100.0%0.0%0.0%
Overall  76.6%19.1%2.7%1.3%0.0%0.2%0.0%0.0%0.0%

Average Device Age: 1127.3 days
Average Major iOS Release Age: 281.0 days


iPad Breakdown (sorted by Adoption)

iOS breakdown
DeviceDevice Usage12.X11.X10.X9.X8.X7.X6.X5.X4.X
iPad Pro4.7% 100.0%0.0%0.0%0.0%0.0%0.0%0.0%0.0%0.0%
iPad Pro 23.9% 100.0%0.0%0.0%0.0%0.0%0.0%0.0%0.0%0.0%
iPad Mini 30.2% 100.0%0.0%0.0%0.0%0.0%0.0%0.0%0.0%0.0%
iPad+ Pro 20.1% 100.0%0.0%0.0%0.0%0.0%0.0%0.0%0.0%0.0%
iPad 58.3% 92.3%7.6%0.0%0.0%0.0%0.0%0.0%0.0%0.0%
iPad 64.0% 92.1%7.9%0.0%0.0%0.0%0.0%0.0%0.0%0.0%
iPad Mini 43.2% 83.8%16.1%0.1%0.0%0.0%0.0%0.0%0.0%0.0%
iPad Air 210.7% 80.1%18.6%0.7%0.0%0.6%0.0%0.0%0.0%0.0%
iPad Air25.2% 73.2%21.9%3.5%1.1%0.1%0.2%0.0%0.0%0.0%
iPad+ Pro3.2% 57.6%42.4%0.0%0.0%0.0%0.0%0.0%0.0%0.0%
iPad Mini 211.2% 46.7%47.0%3.7%1.9%0.8%0.0%0.0%0.0%0.0%
iPad 2G8.9% 0.0%0.0%0.0%96.3%2.6%1.0%0.0%0.0%0.0%
iPad 4G7.6% 0.0%0.0%95.0%0.6%0.0%0.0%4.4%0.0%0.0%
iPad 3G5.0% 0.0%0.0%0.0%100.0%0.0%0.0%0.0%0.0%0.0%
iPad Mini3.0% 0.0%0.0%0.0%97.8%2.0%0.0%0.2%0.0%0.0%
iPad 1G0.8% 0.0%0.0%0.0%0.0%0.0%0.0%0.0%98.0%2.0%
Overall  57.0%15.6%8.6%17.1%0.5%0.1%0.3%0.8%0.0%

iPad Breakdown (sorted by Usage)

iOS breakdown
DeviceDevice Usage12.X11.X10.X9.X8.X7.X6.X5.X4.X
iPad Air25.2% 73.2%21.9%3.5%1.1%0.1%0.2%0.0%0.0%0.0%
iPad Mini 211.2% 46.7%47.0%3.7%1.9%0.8%0.0%0.0%0.0%0.0%
iPad Air 210.7% 80.1%18.6%0.7%0.0%0.6%0.0%0.0%0.0%0.0%
iPad 2G8.9% 0.0%0.0%0.0%96.3%2.6%1.0%0.0%0.0%0.0%
iPad 58.3% 92.3%7.6%0.0%0.0%0.0%0.0%0.0%0.0%0.0%
iPad 4G7.6% 0.0%0.0%95.0%0.6%0.0%0.0%4.4%0.0%0.0%
iPad 3G5.0% 0.0%0.0%0.0%100.0%0.0%0.0%0.0%0.0%0.0%
iPad Pro4.7% 100.0%0.0%0.0%0.0%0.0%0.0%0.0%0.0%0.0%
iPad 64.0% 92.1%7.9%0.0%0.0%0.0%0.0%0.0%0.0%0.0%
iPad Pro 23.9% 100.0%0.0%0.0%0.0%0.0%0.0%0.0%0.0%0.0%
iPad Mini 43.2% 83.8%16.1%0.1%0.0%0.0%0.0%0.0%0.0%0.0%
iPad+ Pro3.2% 57.6%42.4%0.0%0.0%0.0%0.0%0.0%0.0%0.0%
iPad Mini3.0% 0.0%0.0%0.0%97.8%2.0%0.0%0.2%0.0%0.0%
iPad 1G0.8% 0.0%0.0%0.0%0.0%0.0%0.0%0.0%98.0%2.0%
iPad Mini 30.2% 100.0%0.0%0.0%0.0%0.0%0.0%0.0%0.0%0.0%
iPad+ Pro 20.1% 100.0%0.0%0.0%0.0%0.0%0.0%0.0%0.0%0.0%
Overall  57.0%15.6%8.6%17.1%0.5%0.1%0.3%0.8%0.0%

Average Device Age: 1691.9 days
Average Major iOS Release Age: 515.5 days



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