iOS 15 Now Installed on 72% of iPhones From the Last Four Years
Apple in the present day up to date its iOS 15 installation numbers for the first time since iOS 15 was launched in September, giving us an thought of what number of gadgets are operating the newest replace.
iOS 15 is put in on 72 p.c of all iPhones launched in the final 4 years. 26 p.c of gadgets proceed to make use of iOS 14, and two p.c run an earlier model of iOS. When counting iPhones launched greater than 4 years in the past, 63 p.c of them run iOS 15, 30 p.c run iOS 14, and 7 p.c run an earlier model of iOS 15.
Installation numbers are decrease on the iPad. 57 p.c of all iPads launched in the final 4 years are operating iOS 15, whereas 39 p.c proceed to run iOS 14. Four p.c run an earlier model of iOS.
Counting all iPads, together with these launched greater than 4 years in the past, 49 p.c of gadgets are operating iPadOS 15, 37 p.c are operating iPadOS 14, and 14 p.c are operating an earlier model of iOS.
Apple splits its set up numbers into separate teams as a result of there are nonetheless gadgets in the wild that aren’t succesful of operating iOS 15 or iPadOS 15, however even when counting solely gadgets launched in the final 4 years, the quantity of gadgets operating iOS 15 falls lags behind prior working system set up charges.
iOS 14, for instance, was put in on 81 percent of iPhones launched in the final 4 years in December 2020, marking a a lot larger replace charge a month earlier. Even iOS 13, one other replace that noticed gradual set up, was put in on 77 p.c of gadgets by the finish of January 2020.
iOS 15 and iPadOS 15 had a number of options that didn’t arrive as anticipated when the working techniques launched, comparable to SharePlay, and Digital Legacy, and different options like iCloud Private Relay stay in beta. People had been additionally postpone by Apple’s anti-CSAM measures, which have been indefinitely delayed. Key iOS and iPadOS 15 options like digital IDs in Wallet and Universal Control are nonetheless unavailable, however may spur individuals to replace when launched in the future.
When iOS 15 was first launched, Apple didn’t spur people to update and allowed them to stay on iOS 14, providing a alternative between iOS 14 and iOS 15 in the Settings app. This may be a purpose why iOS 15 adoption has lagged behind adoption charges of earlier working system updates.