iOS 8 Adoption Rate Already at 46%, Claims Apple

iOS 8 was released only six days ago, but it has already reached an install base of 46% of devices visiting the App Store, the latest numbers shared on the Apple App Store developer support page reveal (via iClarified).

Ios 8 adoption rate

As you can see from the above image, roughly half (49%), of the devices connecting to the App Store, are running iOS 7 while only a fraction of the active iDevices are running earlier versions.

Before the Apple event, Chitika reported that 90% of the devices are running iOS 7 (in North America), while only 6.4% were using iOS 6, 2.7% iOS 5 and 1% using an earlier version of the operating system.

The iOS 8 adoption rate is impressive, although it may look slower compared to that of last year, when it jumped to 34% in just 24 hours. It is worth mentioning that iOS 7 brought the biggest design change since the launch of the iPhone in iOS history.

The hotly anticipated iPhone 6 and 6 Plus arrived in stores last Friday. Since then some iPhone 6 Plus users have blamed iOS 8 for causing a variety of problems such as battery drain, slow Wi-Fi etc.

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