Apple's iOS 13 update may have been riddled with bugs over the course of its first few weeks post-release, but that has not had a meaningful impact on user adoption. According to the company, more than 50 percent of all iPhones were running iOS 13 just 26 days after launch. That's slower than iOS 12, which just took 50 days, but not by much. If you count only iPhones purchased in the last four years, the figure jumps up to 55 percent.
The numbers look even better – vis a vis Android – When you take into account that most other phones are running iOS 12. Of all iPhones currently accessing the App Store, which is 41
While this is the latest version of this article, Google has come to a close. In fact, Google seems to have stopped using Android 10 installed.
Last time Google checked in on this front, in May of this year, we knew that Android 9 Pie was just 10.4 percent of all Android devices worldwide. For Android 5.0 Lollipop, which is still running on 14.5 percent of all Android phones. At the time, Android 8.0 Oreo the crown at the time with 27 percent of all devices. Fragmentation, a problem Google has all but given up on solving.
So whatever trepidation Apple fans may have had about the bugs and overall inconsistency with iPhone software, it does not seem to have been translated into action. As The Verge 's Dieter Bohn points out in his piece about installing on macOS catalina, he makes the smart point that the true is not true of desktop and laptop OS updates, where you may inadvertently affect your ability to get real work done. Looks like most iPhone owners agree.