Apple has announced that iOS 12, released less than one month ago, is now installed on 50% of all iPhone and iPad models, and 53% of devices introduced within the last four years.
In an update to its App Store support page for developers today, Apple revealed that as of yesterday, October 10, 39% of global iPhone and iPad models were running iOS 11, and that 11% were using an earlier version of iOS.
As shown in the chart below, for the first time Apple is sharing data specifically for devices introduced in the last four years, boasting that 53% of these devices are running iOS 12. – The update today shows iOS 12 is performing better in download numbers compared to the previous major release of iOS 11. Apple shared last year that iOS 11 was installed on 50% of iOS devices on November 8.
Apple released its first update to iOS 12 on Monday with iOS 12.0.1, fixing five issues found within the original software release, including ‘ChargeGate’, a bug that caused small numbers of iPhone and iPad devices to stop charging automatically when the power cable is plugged in, and the screen of the device was turned off.