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This article was published on December 30, 2013

iOS 7 adoption hits 78% according to Apple’s App Store usage numbers, iOS 6 falls to 18%

iOS 7 adoption hits 78% according to Apple’s App Store usage numbers, iOS 6 falls to 18% Image by: ROBYN BECK
Emil Protalinski
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Emil was a reporter for The Next Web between 2012 and 2014. Over the years, he has covered the tech industry for multiple publications, incl Emil was a reporter for The Next Web between 2012 and 2014. Over the years, he has covered the tech industry for multiple publications, including Ars Technica, Neowin, TechSpot, ZDNet, and CNET. Stay in touch via Facebook, Twitter, and Google+.

Apple today updated its iOS adoption numbers, as measured by usage of its App Store and presented on the support page for developers. Over the last two weeks, iOS 7 has managed to grab another 2 percentage points from iOS 6, resulting in the former increasing to 78 percent and the latter falling to 18 percent.

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Apple first reported iOS numbers based on App Store usage on December 1, 2013, when 74 percent of users were on iOS 7, 22 percent were on iOS 6, and 4 percent were on earlier versions. In the month of December at least, iOS 7 is stealing 1 percentage point from iOS 6 every week.

Image Credit: Robyn Beck/AFP/Getty Images

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