Data Monday: iOS7 Adoption Rates

by Luke Wroblewski September 23, 2013

Apple's newest mobile operating system, iOS7 was released last week and unsurprisingly been quickly adopted. But just how quickly may surprise you.

  • Less than 24 hours after Apple released iOS 7 it was installed on 18% of iOS devices. (source)
  • iOS 6 adoption was 15% 24 hours after release. iOS 5 took five days to reach 20% adoption. (source)
  • The number of iOS devices running iOS 7 surpassed the number running iOS 6 after only three days. (source)
  • Over the weekend, 6.3 million download of iOS7 happened per hour. At 1.2 gigabytes per iPhone download (1.3GB for iPad) that's nearly 2.2 terabytes per second. (source)
  • Today Apple said iOS7 is on 200 million iOS devices, making it the fastest Software upgrade in history. (source)
  • Android Jelly Bean which, 14 months old now, is only showing a 45% share of the Android operating system world. (source)

If you updated to iOS7, what do you think of the change? Have your say below: