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: May 23, 2017 23:31:19

Adoption Trends

All Platforms:

10.X80.0%
9.X12.5%
8.X3.5%
7.X2.4%
6.X1.1%
5.X0.4%
4.X0.2%

iPhone Only:

10.X89.4%
9.X5.0%
8.X2.1%
7.X3.4%
6.X0.1%
5.X0.0%

iPad Only:

10.X62.5%
9.X28.1%
8.X6.9%
7.X0.3%
6.X0.1%
5.X1.2%
4.X0.7%

Device Breakdowns

Device Breakdown (sorted by Adoption)

iOS breakdown
DeviceDevice Usage10.X9.X8.X7.X6.X5.X4.X
iPhone 76.0% 100.0%0.0%0.0%0.0%0.0%0.0%0.0%
iPhone 7+4.3% 100.0%0.0%0.0%0.0%0.0%0.0%0.0%
iPad Pro 9.71.2% 100.0%0.0%0.0%0.0%0.0%0.0%0.0%
iPad Mini 41.1% 100.0%0.0%0.0%0.0%0.0%0.0%0.0%
iPad Pro1.2% 99.6%0.4%0.0%0.0%0.0%0.0%0.0%
iPhone se2.5% 99.1%0.9%0.0%0.0%0.0%0.0%0.0%
iPhone 6+6.6% 98.6%0.5%1.0%0.0%0.0%0.0%0.0%
iPad Mini 23.6% 97.6%0.9%1.5%0.0%0.0%0.0%0.0%
iPod touch 6G1.1% 97.5%2.5%0.0%0.0%0.0%0.0%0.0%
iPhone 6s+3.6% 97.3%2.7%0.0%0.0%0.0%0.0%0.0%
iPad Air4.6% 96.8%2.3%0.4%0.4%0.0%0.0%0.0%
iPad Air 24.1% 95.4%4.4%0.2%0.0%0.0%0.0%0.0%
iPhone 6s11.3% 94.6%5.4%0.0%0.0%0.0%0.0%0.0%
iPhone 5s9.1% 94.5%4.1%1.1%0.3%0.0%0.0%0.0%
iPhone 615.0% 93.5%3.5%2.9%0.0%0.0%0.0%0.0%
iPad 4G3.1% 93.1%2.3%3.3%0.0%1.3%0.0%0.0%
iPad Mini 30.2% 92.6%7.4%0.0%0.0%0.0%0.0%0.0%
iPhone 52.8% 81.8%0.9%1.9%15.4%0.0%0.0%0.0%
iPhone 5c2.2% 80.2%10.0%7.7%2.1%0.0%0.0%0.0%
iPad 2G4.5% 0.0%68.3%25.6%1.5%0.0%0.0%4.7%
iPad Mini3.1% 0.0%77.0%22.7%0.4%0.0%0.0%0.0%
iPad 3G2.5% 0.0%98.8%0.9%0.2%0.1%0.0%0.0%
iPhone 4S2.2% 0.0%67.8%26.8%5.3%0.0%0.0%0.0%
iPhone 41.7% 0.0%0.0%0.0%98.9%0.9%0.0%0.2%
iPod touch 4G0.9% 0.0%0.0%0.0%0.0%99.9%0.0%0.1%
iPod touch 5G0.8% 0.0%99.8%0.2%0.0%0.0%0.0%0.0%
iPad 1G0.4% 0.0%0.0%0.0%0.0%0.0%100.0%0.0%
iPhone 3GS0.1% 0.0%0.0%0.0%0.0%100.0%0.0%0.0%
iPod touch 3G0.0% 0.0%0.0%0.0%0.0%0.0%100.0%0.0%
Overall  80.0%12.5%3.5%2.4%1.1%0.4%0.2%

Device Breakdown (sorted by Usage)

iOS breakdown
DeviceDevice Usage10.X9.X8.X7.X6.X5.X4.X
iPhone 615.0% 93.5%3.5%2.9%0.0%0.0%0.0%0.0%
iPhone 6s11.3% 94.6%5.4%0.0%0.0%0.0%0.0%0.0%
iPhone 5s9.1% 94.5%4.1%1.1%0.3%0.0%0.0%0.0%
iPhone 6+6.6% 98.6%0.5%1.0%0.0%0.0%0.0%0.0%
iPhone 76.0% 100.0%0.0%0.0%0.0%0.0%0.0%0.0%
iPad Air4.6% 96.8%2.3%0.4%0.4%0.0%0.0%0.0%
iPad 2G4.5% 0.0%68.3%25.6%1.5%0.0%0.0%4.7%
iPhone 7+4.3% 100.0%0.0%0.0%0.0%0.0%0.0%0.0%
iPad Air 24.1% 95.4%4.4%0.2%0.0%0.0%0.0%0.0%
iPhone 6s+3.6% 97.3%2.7%0.0%0.0%0.0%0.0%0.0%
iPad Mini 23.6% 97.6%0.9%1.5%0.0%0.0%0.0%0.0%
iPad Mini3.1% 0.0%77.0%22.7%0.4%0.0%0.0%0.0%
iPad 4G3.1% 93.1%2.3%3.3%0.0%1.3%0.0%0.0%
iPhone 52.8% 81.8%0.9%1.9%15.4%0.0%0.0%0.0%
iPad 3G2.5% 0.0%98.8%0.9%0.2%0.1%0.0%0.0%
iPhone se2.5% 99.1%0.9%0.0%0.0%0.0%0.0%0.0%
iPhone 5c2.2% 80.2%10.0%7.7%2.1%0.0%0.0%0.0%
iPhone 4S2.2% 0.0%67.8%26.8%5.3%0.0%0.0%0.0%
iPhone 41.7% 0.0%0.0%0.0%98.9%0.9%0.0%0.2%
iPad Pro 9.71.2% 100.0%0.0%0.0%0.0%0.0%0.0%0.0%
iPad Pro1.2% 99.6%0.4%0.0%0.0%0.0%0.0%0.0%
iPod touch 6G1.1% 97.5%2.5%0.0%0.0%0.0%0.0%0.0%
iPad Mini 41.1% 100.0%0.0%0.0%0.0%0.0%0.0%0.0%
iPod touch 4G0.9% 0.0%0.0%0.0%0.0%99.9%0.0%0.1%
iPod touch 5G0.8% 0.0%99.8%0.2%0.0%0.0%0.0%0.0%
iPad 1G0.4% 0.0%0.0%0.0%0.0%0.0%100.0%0.0%
iPad Mini 30.2% 92.6%7.4%0.0%0.0%0.0%0.0%0.0%
iPhone 3GS0.1% 0.0%0.0%0.0%0.0%100.0%0.0%0.0%
iPod touch 3G0.0% 0.0%0.0%0.0%0.0%0.0%100.0%0.0%
Overall  80.0%12.5%3.5%2.4%1.1%0.4%0.2%

Average Device Age: 1101.6 days
Average Major iOS Release Age: 437.6 days


iPhone Breakdown (sorted by Adoption)

iOS breakdown
DeviceDevice Usage10.X9.X8.X7.X6.X5.X4.X
iPhone 78.9% 100.0%0.0%0.0%0.0%0.0%0.0%0.0%
iPhone 7+6.4% 100.0%0.0%0.0%0.0%0.0%0.0%0.0%
iPhone se3.7% 99.1%0.9%0.0%0.0%0.0%0.0%0.0%
iPhone 6+9.8% 98.6%0.5%1.0%0.0%0.0%0.0%0.0%
iPhone 6s+5.4% 97.3%2.7%0.0%0.0%0.0%0.0%0.0%
iPhone 6s16.8% 94.6%5.4%0.0%0.0%0.0%0.0%0.0%
iPhone 5s13.5% 94.5%4.1%1.1%0.3%0.0%0.0%0.0%
iPhone 622.3% 93.5%3.5%2.9%0.0%0.0%0.0%0.0%
iPhone 54.1% 81.8%0.9%1.9%15.4%0.0%0.0%0.0%
iPhone 5c3.3% 80.2%10.0%7.7%2.1%0.0%0.0%0.0%
iPhone 4S3.2% 0.0%67.8%26.8%5.3%0.0%0.0%0.0%
iPhone 42.5% 0.0%0.0%0.0%98.9%0.9%0.0%0.2%
iPhone 3GS0.1% 0.0%0.0%0.0%0.0%100.0%0.0%0.0%
Overall  89.4%5.0%2.1%3.4%0.1%0.0%0.0%

iPhone Breakdown (sorted by Usage)

iOS breakdown
DeviceDevice Usage10.X9.X8.X7.X6.X5.X4.X
iPhone 622.3% 93.5%3.5%2.9%0.0%0.0%0.0%0.0%
iPhone 6s16.8% 94.6%5.4%0.0%0.0%0.0%0.0%0.0%
iPhone 5s13.5% 94.5%4.1%1.1%0.3%0.0%0.0%0.0%
iPhone 6+9.8% 98.6%0.5%1.0%0.0%0.0%0.0%0.0%
iPhone 78.9% 100.0%0.0%0.0%0.0%0.0%0.0%0.0%
iPhone 7+6.4% 100.0%0.0%0.0%0.0%0.0%0.0%0.0%
iPhone 6s+5.4% 97.3%2.7%0.0%0.0%0.0%0.0%0.0%
iPhone 54.1% 81.8%0.9%1.9%15.4%0.0%0.0%0.0%
iPhone se3.7% 99.1%0.9%0.0%0.0%0.0%0.0%0.0%
iPhone 5c3.3% 80.2%10.0%7.7%2.1%0.0%0.0%0.0%
iPhone 4S3.2% 0.0%67.8%26.8%5.3%0.0%0.0%0.0%
iPhone 42.5% 0.0%0.0%0.0%98.9%0.9%0.0%0.2%
iPhone 3GS0.1% 0.0%0.0%0.0%0.0%100.0%0.0%0.0%
Overall  89.4%5.0%2.1%3.4%0.1%0.0%0.0%

Average Device Age: 932.5 days
Average Major iOS Release Age: 387.5 days


iPad Breakdown (sorted by Adoption)

iOS breakdown
DeviceDevice Usage10.X9.X8.X7.X6.X5.X4.X
iPad Pro 9.74.1% 100.0%0.0%0.0%0.0%0.0%0.0%0.0%
iPad Mini 43.6% 100.0%0.0%0.0%0.0%0.0%0.0%0.0%
iPad Pro4.1% 99.6%0.4%0.0%0.0%0.0%0.0%0.0%
iPad Mini 212.0% 97.6%0.9%1.5%0.0%0.0%0.0%0.0%
iPad Air15.6% 96.8%2.3%0.4%0.4%0.0%0.0%0.0%
iPad Air 213.9% 95.4%4.4%0.2%0.0%0.0%0.0%0.0%
iPad 4G10.6% 93.1%2.3%3.3%0.0%1.3%0.0%0.0%
iPad Mini 30.7% 92.6%7.4%0.0%0.0%0.0%0.0%0.0%
iPad 2G15.0% 0.0%68.3%25.6%1.5%0.0%0.0%4.7%
iPad Mini10.6% 0.0%77.0%22.7%0.4%0.0%0.0%0.0%
iPad 3G8.4% 0.0%98.8%0.9%0.2%0.1%0.0%0.0%
iPad 1G1.2% 0.0%0.0%0.0%0.0%0.0%100.0%0.0%
Overall  62.5%28.2%6.9%0.3%0.1%1.2%0.7%

iPad Breakdown (sorted by Usage)

iOS breakdown
DeviceDevice Usage10.X9.X8.X7.X6.X5.X4.X
iPad Air15.6% 96.8%2.3%0.4%0.4%0.0%0.0%0.0%
iPad 2G15.0% 0.0%68.3%25.6%1.5%0.0%0.0%4.7%
iPad Air 213.9% 95.4%4.4%0.2%0.0%0.0%0.0%0.0%
iPad Mini 212.0% 97.6%0.9%1.5%0.0%0.0%0.0%0.0%
iPad Mini10.6% 0.0%77.0%22.7%0.4%0.0%0.0%0.0%
iPad 4G10.6% 93.1%2.3%3.3%0.0%1.3%0.0%0.0%
iPad 3G8.4% 0.0%98.8%0.9%0.2%0.1%0.0%0.0%
iPad Pro 9.74.1% 100.0%0.0%0.0%0.0%0.0%0.0%0.0%
iPad Pro4.1% 99.6%0.4%0.0%0.0%0.0%0.0%0.0%
iPad Mini 43.6% 100.0%0.0%0.0%0.0%0.0%0.0%0.0%
iPad 1G1.2% 0.0%0.0%0.0%0.0%0.0%100.0%0.0%
iPad Mini 30.7% 92.6%7.4%0.0%0.0%0.0%0.0%0.0%
Overall  62.5%28.2%6.9%0.3%0.1%1.2%0.7%

Average Device Age: 1443.9 days
Average Major iOS Release Age: 509.1 days



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