StatCounter Research Suggests iPhone Users Will Migrate Quickly to New iOS 11

  • New data shows Apple success in migrating iPhone users to latest
    operating systems
  • StatCounter Global Stats launches new resource to analyse breakdown of
    operating system versions across iOS, Android and macOS

SAN FRANCISCO–(BUSINESS WIRE)–iPhone users are likely to quickly adopt Apple’s new iOS 11 based on
current adoption analysis, according to a new set of StatCounter Global
Stats launched

iOS 11 is scheduled to be released from Tuesday. StatCounter has added a
breakdown of the various versions of iOS, Android and Mac operating
systems used to access the internet to its Global Stats research tool.

It found that over 70% of Apple’s iPhone internet usage is currently
through its last operating system (iOS 10.3), while just 12.6% of
Google’s Android usage is via its most recent version.

“We’ve added breakdowns of iOS, Android and Mac versions in response to
requests from developers and analysts,” commented Aodhan Cullen, CEO,

StatCounter Global Stats is a free to all application which allows
media, developers, analysts and all those interested in monitoring who
is winning the battle to control the internet. It provides monthly and
daily updates by individual country or region categorised by browser,
operating systems, search, mobile v desktop, device vendor and social

StatCounter’s (
core business is to provide companies, agencies, bloggers, self-employed
and charities with the data to measure visitor activity on their
website, blog or forum. Its research arm StatCounter Global Stats grew
out of the volume of research material it was able to harness from 10
billion page views per month to more than two million websites.

The new data finds that 71.4% of iOS internet usage worldwide is through
10.3 with 8.6% via the previous 10.2 version and 7.7% by 9.3.

Version Market Share

In the Android space, just 12.6% of internet usage is via its latest 7.0
Nougat; 33.3% is through 6.0 Marshmallow OS, with 20.9% via 5.1 Lollipop.

Version Market Share

Apple is less effective in migrating Mac users compared to mobile with
48.9% of Mac internet usage through its latest macOS Sierra; 22.8% via
OS X El Capitan and 16% through OS X Yosemite.

Version Market Share

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Ronnie Simpson