IOS 10 took three days to get ahead on the spread of Android 6.0 Marshmallow, released a year ago
The prevalence of mobile platforms iOS 10 continues to grow and on Tuesday reached the level of 33.65%. In other words, every third owner of an iPhone, iPad and iPod touch has been updated to a new operating system.
A day after the release of iOS 10 was 14.5%. Three days after the release of a new software platform, Apple has reached 21% among iPhone, iPad and iPod touch. The same proportion can boast of the operating system Android 6.0 Marshmallow, released last year. Statistics adaptation iOS published by analysts of research company Mixpanel, Apple has not yet announced the official numbers.
According to Google share Android Marshmallow, a year after the announcement is about 19%. The extra time to explain what caused it, makes no sense. The differentiation system is both its advantage and a serious drawback at the same time.
Although fragmentation does not affect the popularity of Android, it complicates the lives of users and developers of games and applications. So for everyone’s sake, Google, you need to make the process of upgrading the operating system smoother.
Apple’s approach to this question is completely different, due to the presence in the portfolio of the “Apple” brand of two or three new smartphones in the year. Share the previous version of the operating system – iOS 9 – is now 61.5 per cent. Even with 4.86% of the devices from Apple are running older versions of the operating system.
iOS 10 was released officially on September 13. In the new software platform made the biggest changes in the entire history of software platforms. Updated can iPhone 5 and more recent models, and owners of iPad Air, iPad mini 2, 3, 4, and iPod touch 6G. The main innovations in iOS 10 touched the lock screen and third-party apps for messaging, photos and maps.