And 86% of iPhones launched in the last four years…
What you need to know
- iOS 14 runs on 80% of all active iPhones.
- That’s according to the latest official figures from Apple.
- 86% of iPhones introduced in the last four years use iOS 14.
In figures posted to its developer support pages Apple states:
86% of all devices introduced in the last four years use iOS 14.
From those figures, a further 12% run iOS 13, with only 2 percent of iPhones introduced in the last four years running an OS older than iOS 13.
For all iPhones, 80% of active devices use iOS 14, again 12% run iOS 13, and only 8% run an OS older than iOS 14.
The figures for iPadOS 14 are remarkably similar. 84% of iPad devices introduced in last four years run iPadOS 14, with a further 14% running iPadOS 13, and 2% running an older version. For all iPads, the figures are 70%, 14%, and 16% respectively.
Apple says the figures are taken from the App Store as of February 24, 2021. They are a remarkable testament to Apple’s continued support for its devices post-launch, and Apple users have come to expect years of software for their devices should they choose not to upgrade regularly.
With iOS 14 Apple introduced a heap of new improvements to the iPhone including Widgets, picture-in-picture video, improvements to Maps, Safari, Privacy, Siri, a new Translate app, options for third-party apps, and a lot more. You can read all about iOS 14 in its entirety in our guide here.