According to analytics firm Fiksu (via 9to5mac), iOS 8 is yet to hit the 40 percent mark after 12 days, as opposed to iOS 6 and iOS 7 which achieved the 50 percent mark within 12 days after the start of their roll-out. Another analytics firm, Mixdata, separately finds that iOS 8 adoption still lags far behind iOS 7 from last year, and is only now close to 50 percent mark.
The Cupertino-based tech firm updated its App Store Distribution page on September 23 to show the OS distribution data of App Store visitors on September 21, split between iOS 8, iOS 7 and earlier iOS versions.
According to the App Store Distribution page the majority of users used iOS 7 (49 percent), followed by iOS 8 (46 percent) and the remaining used other earlier versions (5 percent).
Meanwhile, the new iPhone adoption data by Fiksu suggests the iPhone 6 accounts for 4 percent of all active iPhone devices using Fiksu client apps in the 17 days since its release, compared to a combined share of 3 percent for the iPhone 5s and iPhone 5c in the same period last year. iPhone 6 Plus adoption is in line with the iPhone 5c last year, at 1 percent after 17 days.The iPhone 6 Plus adoption, according to Fisku's data is slightly more than the iPhone 5c as yet. Collectively, both iPhone 6 and iPhone 6 Plus have crossed 5 percent of total iPhone usage in less than 18 days.