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iOS 6 penetration hits 15% in 24 hours

by on21 September 2012

Bringing tears to Gingerbread users’ eyes

The iOS6 rollout started just two days ago and the results are nothing short of spectacular. According to Chitika stats, more than 15 percent of all iOS devices were successfully updated to iOS 6 within just 24 hours.

Chitika described the speed and success of the update as a testament to Apple’s vertical product structure and we couldn’t agree more. Any Android user, even the few Nexus users around, will tell you that getting updates is somewhat of an issue.

In fact, most Android devices are still stuck on Gingerbread, a two-year old OS. ICS penetration recently crept north of 20 percent just a few weeks ago and Jelly Bean penetration is at 1.5 percent, two months post launch. In fact, not a single non-Nexus device got an official Jelly Bean update yet and even some Galaxy Nexus users are still waiting for it.

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