Apple says 8 in 10 iPhones now run iOS 16 because it prepares to unveil iOS 17

Forward of WWDC 2023 keynote and iOS 17 announcement, Apple up to date its developer’s assist web page to state that 90% of all iPhone fashions launched within the final 4 years are operating iOS 16, and 81% of all gadgets are presently on iOS 16.

The info was up to date on Could 30, 2023. The final time Apple gave the up to date numbers was in February when from all lively iPhones, 72% had been operating iOS 16. With that, iOS 16 is sort of as fashionable as iOS 15 was comparatively, because it had 82% of all lively iPhones on the time.

That stated, Apple numbers proceed to impress in comparison with Android, which has a a lot decrease base of gadgets operating the most recent working system. Listed here are the info that issues:

Units launched within the final 4 years:

  • 90% runs iOS 16
  • 8% runs iOS 15
  • 2% runs earlier software program

All gadgets:

  • 81% runs iOS 16
  • 13% runs iOS 15
  • 2% runs earlier software program

iOS 16 was chargeable for a revamped Lock Display screen, enhancements to Focus mode and SharePlay, a brand new Dwell Actions layer of interactivity, new options to iMessage, Dwell Textual content in movies, and way more.

Apple additionally shared iPadOS 16 adoption as we close to iPadOS 17 announcement:

iPad fashions launched within the final 4 years:

  • 76% runs iPadOS 16
  • 18% runs iPadOS 15
  • 6% runs earlier software program

All iPad fashions:

  • 71% runs iPadOS 16
  • 20% runs iPadOS 15
  • 9% runs earlier software program

The numbers are nonetheless spectacular, largely as a result of folks are likely to preserve the iPad for longer, and since some iPad fashions didn’t obtain iPadOS 16 replace, it is sensible why iPadOS 15 nonetheless has a big person base.

This Monday, we’ll study extra about iOS 17, iPadOS 17, watchOS 10, macOS 14, tvOS 17, and xrOS. BGR will deliver all the small print as quickly as we study concerning the new working system updates.