iOS 7.1 gets 17.9% adoption rate after three days

iOS 7.1 gets 17.9% adoption rate after three days
72 hours after the release of iOS 7.1, 17.9% of iOS traffic in North America came from devices sporting the latest iOS build, according to the research arm of mobile ad network Chitika. The tally matches the North American adoption rate of previous iOS updates after 72 hours. Chitika expects to see the number of iOS 7.1 users surpass the number of iOS 7.0.6 users within a few days.

You might recall that Apple pushed out iOS 7.0.6 to close a security gap that could have allowed hackers to read email and other communication that was supposed to be encrypted. According to the data from Chitika, the number of iOS 7.0.6 users still doubles the number of iDevice users sporting iOS 7.1. The iOS 7.0.6 update had a 13.3% adoption rate just 48 hours after its release.

Apple's Car Play, formerly known as iOS in the Car, is part of the iOS 7.1 release, as is a number of bug fixes and new capabilities for Siri and the calendar. The newest build of iOS can be installed on the Apple iPhone 4 and higher, and the Apple iPad 2 and higher.

source: Chitika via AppleInsider



1. sip1995

Posts: 1771; Member since: Feb 07, 2014

That's fast.

7. Kishin

Posts: 706; Member since: May 30, 2013

Very fast..

2. PapaSmurf

Posts: 10457; Member since: May 14, 2012

Please don't tell me PA is going to report on adaption rate every single day...

3. Gaurav008

Posts: 328; Member since: Jul 20, 2012

Exactly. You took the words from my keyboard.

4. sprockkets

Posts: 1612; Member since: Jan 16, 2012

Report: Apple users install routine update that finally fixes long standing bugs with 64 bit safari and such. Sheesh, if it really is so good, why not post HTC One, motox, sg4 4.4.x adaption rates?

5. fanboyoftech

Posts: 29; Member since: Aug 30, 2013

Screw that. 7.0.6 with my JailBreak, and all updates blocked. Bad enough I have to deal with this toy phone, they're not taking away my JB too!

6. Scott93274

Posts: 6040; Member since: Aug 06, 2013

Then don't update. apparently you have a choice.

11. fanboyoftech

Posts: 29; Member since: Aug 30, 2013

Yeah no kidding, hence me writing "all updates blocked." There's a Cydia tweak for it.

8. fanboy1974

Posts: 1345; Member since: Nov 12, 2011

Wait until iOS 8 comes out then what? Why even get a phone known for it's updates. Just forget about jailbreaking and try to enjoy what Apple gives you.

12. fanboyoftech

Posts: 29; Member since: Aug 30, 2013

Do you JailBreak? If you did, you'd understand why I don't want to give it up. Though I complain about the small screen, the truth is that a jailbroken iPhone is one of the best devices in the world. I can customize it, widget it, and get a bunch of free stuff, like movies that are in theaters. (I have an LG G2 as well, so I'm not just being a Fanboy, for the record)

9. 1701nino unregistered

Well offcourse,when you consider the unyfied platform that ios is.There is basicily no different hardware to be updated. But,you have to admire apple strategy,their devices have been on of the longest that are supported.My ipad 2 is rockin ios 7.1 and it works like a charm,and i expect to receive even ios 8.And the frikin device is from 2011.Unfortunately i can't say the same for my nexus 4,my worry is that it won't reach the next version of android considering how galaxy nexus turned out. P.S. i'm talking about official updates not custom roms.

10. __0__

Posts: 242; Member since: Jan 07, 2014

7.1 is a major update as 7.0 is laggy as f**k

13. sprockkets

Posts: 1612; Member since: Jan 16, 2012

They shortened the animations. It wasn't lag to begin with.

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