iOS 7 Surpasses iOS 6 with 200 Million Installs in 72 Hours

iOS 7 Surpasses iOS 6 with 200 Million Installs in 72 Hours

Despite initial setbacks with Apple’s Maps during the launch of iOS 6, the operating system swiftly became the most utilized version of iOS to date. This year, Apple faced a different challenge with iOS 7, introducing a completely overhauled user interface.

However, the response has been overwhelmingly positive from both consumers and tech critics. The data from Mixpanel revealed that within just 72 hours of its release, iOS 7 surpassed iOS 6 in terms of installation on devices.

iOS 7 Surpasses iOS 6 with 200 Million Installs in 72 Hours

According to a recent press release by Apple, over 200 million iOS devices are now operating on the newly minted iOS 7, marking it as the quickest software upgrade ever recorded.

This suggests that Apple continues to thrive, contrary to any rumors of its decline.

By the evening of September 20, iOS 7 was running on 48.21 percent of all iOS devices, slightly edging out iOS 6’s 47.58 percent. By the early hours of today, this figure had climbed to 56.21 percent.

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