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Multiple Data Sources Suggesting iOS 7 Adoption Rates Well Ahead of iOS 6

36 percent of active iOS devices are already using iOS 7 according to information published by Mixpanel, a mobile analytics firm.

Apple has frequently touted the rapid adoption of new operating system upgrades as a significant strength of its mobile operating system, ensuring that developers who adopt new APIs and features like iCloud or Passbook will see a large market for their wares.

iOS 7 Trends
For comparison, ad network Chitika currently estimates iOS 7 adoption at just 18 percent, showing the serious variances in estimating iOS upgrade patterns. After the iOS 6 launch, Chitika estimated iOS 6 adoption at 15 percent 24 hours after release. iOS 5 took five days to reach 20 percent adoption.

Chitika iOS 7
iOS 5 added over-the-air updates, allowing customers to upgrade their iOS operating system without needing to plug it into a computer first. This means iOS 6 and iOS 7 upgrades were easier to perform than the jump from iOS 4 to iOS 5.

For one more data point, 44% of visits from iOS devices to MacRumors yesterday were from devices running iOS 7.

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14 months ago
More people are on iOS 7 after 1 day than people are on the latest android since its release.
Rating: 21 Votes
14 months ago
Proposal: Let's change the name of this site to MacBitchers because it seems like that's all that 90% of the posters can do anymore.
Rating: 21 Votes
14 months ago
I wouldn't be surprised if a large number of those people would revert back to iOS 6. iOS 7 feels rushed, it's great in some ways, but horrible in other ways.

Edit: Some people don't agree with my comment. I'll make a thread about the flaws in iOS 7's design some day - just for you!
Rating: 15 Votes
14 months ago

I wouldn't be surprised if a large number of those people would revert back to iOS 6. iOS 7 feels rushed, it's great in some ways, but horrible in other ways.


Such as?
(Be specific. Why make this statement with absolutely no points)
Rating: 13 Votes
14 months ago

Rushed, aka no attention to detail. Usually, it's not like apple to miss simple things, like centering a tab...

Image (http://i.imgur.com/LJP0e73.jpg)


Yes, I've personally been counting pixels on every screen. Tons of people will downgrade when they see that!
Rating: 12 Votes
14 months ago

Fools.


Enjoy your outdated iOS 6 :D
Rating: 10 Votes
14 months ago

Proposal: Let's change the name of this site to MacBitchers because it seems like that's all that 90% of the posters can do anymore.


Rating: 9 Votes
14 months ago
After a week of using iOS 7, I've just downgraded to 6.1.4 (fortunately Apple still signs it, I thought I was already out of time).
I like a lot of things about iOS 7, I really do... but somehow, I don't know why, something's missing... the pleasent, cozy, relaxing feel that I always loved about Apple products. I really miss this feeling, and now that I downgraded, it felt like entering my old beloved home. I'm not saying that I am going to stick with it forever. But right now I might hold off for at least another few iOS 7 updates, to see if anything changes.
Rating: 9 Votes
14 months ago
I'm not surprised! Global internet utilisation was 113% above normal shortly after release! And is still 93% above normal! http://www.akamai.com/html/technology/dataviz1.html

Rating: 8 Votes
14 months ago
Note to companies: adding features increases adoption rate.

Proposal: Let's change the name of this site to MacBitchers because it seems like that's all that 90% of the posters can do anymore.


Or IronicComments.com because I've seen a lot of those lately. ;)
Rating: 7 Votes

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