iOS and Android Landscape in January - April ...

iOS and Android Landscape in January - April 2015

Welcome back Metrics fans! It has been a while since we last talked... We were extremely busy building our new website for you! Hope you like the new look and feel of the blog. Because we missed a few editions, here is a complete overview of the iOS and Android landscape from January till April 2015.

Android

Android 2 Android 3 Android 4 Android 5
January 2.38% 0.16% 95.16% 2.30%
February 1.87% 0.12% 87.25% 10.76%
March 1.95% 0.13% 81.98% 15.94%
April 1.64% 0.10% 74.88% 23.38%

[Table2Chart table="1" title="Android Major version sessions share in percentages" convert="false" color="#ffed5c, #fbe060, #fecc5c, #fbc363, #f59e78, #f28965, #f47d74, #f0686e, #d06567, #ae544e, #ed5d8d, #f7a9c6, #fbd7df, #c9b5d8, #a294c6, #8f71a0, #d5e8f5, #88d1f2, #6ec3eb, #65addb, #558fc6, #5a75aa, #4c5f80, #a4dcd4, #4cc2c2, #59b5bc, #d3dfad, #a1b288, #a6d07a, #80bc78, #5bab80, #4c786c, #736158, #d38d62, #d2b997, #f0e1c1, #eeedea, #dddedf, #adaeb0, #a0a9b1, #7e8282, #505052" hide="true"] plotOptions: { column: { borderWidth: 0, stacking: 'percent' } }, yAxis: { reversedStacks: false } [/Table2Chart] Android 5 has made some serious gains here in the last few months. In April it almost managed to produce one fourth of the sessions generated amongst Android apps, landing at a nice 23.38%.

Android 2.2 Android 2.3 Android 3.1 Android 3.2 Android 4.0 Android 4.1 Android 4.2 Android 4.3 Android 4.4 Android 5.0 Android 5.1
January 0.02% 2.35% 0.01% 0.15% 2.53% 12.22% 10.65% 9.66% 60.11% 2.30% 0.00%
February 0.02% 1.85% 0.02% 0.10% 2.45% 11.57% 10.10% 8.57% 54.55% 10.76% 0.00%
March 0.01% 1.94% 0.01% 0.12% 2.14% 11.78% 9.77% 7.73% 50.56% 15.86% 0.08%
April 0.02% 1.63% 0.01% 0.08% 1.93% 10.26% 9.65% 6.89% 46.16% 22.11% 1.27%

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Android 2.2.1 Android 2.3.3 Android 2.3.4 Android 2.3.5 Android 2.3.6 Android 2.3.7 Android 3.1 Android 3.2 Android 3.2.1 Android 4.0.3 Android 4.0.4 Android 4.1.1 Android 4.1.2 Android 4.2.1 Android 4.2.2 Android 4.2.9 Android 4.3 Android 4.3.1 Android 4.4 Android 4.4.2 Android 4.4.3 Android 4.4.4 Android 5.0 Android 5.0.1 Android 5.0.2 Android 5.1 Android 5.1.1
January 0.01% 0.22% 0.04% 0.42% 1.61% 0.06% 0.01% 0.13% 0.03% 1.41% 1.11% 1.47% 10.75% 0.74% 9.90% 0.01% 9.62% 0.04% 0.00% 48.68% 2.26% 9.16% 0.67% 1.40% 0.23% 0.00% 0.00%
February 0.01% 0.16% 0.04% 0.28% 1.32% 0.04% 0.02% 0.08% 0.02% 1.64% 0.82% 1.44% 10.13% 0.63% 9.46% 0.01% 8.55% 0.02% 0.00% 42.99% 2.28% 9.27% 8.10% 2.17% 0.48% 0.00% 0.00%
March 0.01% 0.18% 0.05% 0.36% 1.32% 0.04% 0.01% 0.07% 0.04% 1.32% 0.82% 1.59% 10.19% 0.70% 9.07% 0.00% 7.70% 0.02% 0.01% 38.23% 1.24% 11.08% 11.76% 2.39% 1.71% 0.08% 0.00%
April 0.01% 0.17% 0.05% 0.27% 1.09% 0.03% 0.01% 0.06% 0.02% 1.15% 0.77% 1.32% 8.94% 0.61% 9.03% 0.01% 6.88% 0.01% 0.01% 34.83% 0.24% 11.07% 11.75% 5.75% 4.61% 1.25% 0.02%

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iOS 3 iOS 4 iOS 5 iOS 6 iOS 7 iOS 8
1 0.0% 0.0% 0.1% 0.8% 26.7% 72.4%
2 0.0% 0.0% 0.1% 0.8% 25.6% 73.5%
3 0.0% 0.0% 0.2% 0.7% 26.5% 72.5%
4 0.0% 0.0% 0.2% 0.7% 25.8% 73.4%
5 0.0% 0.0% 0.1% 0.7% 23.1% 76.1%
6 0.0% 0.0% 0.1% 0.6% 22.0% 77.3%
7 0.0% 0.0% 0.1% 0.8% 22.5% 76.6%
8 0.0% 0.0% 0.2% 0.6% 22.5% 76.8%
9 0.0% 0.0% 0.2% 0.5% 20.6% 78.7%
10 0.0% 0.0% 0.1% 0.6% 21.1% 78.2%
11 0.0% 0.0% 0.1% 0.6% 21.9% 77.3%
12 0.0% 0.0% 0.2% 0.6% 21.6% 77.6%
13 0.0% 0.0% 0.1% 0.4% 20.8% 78.6%
14 0.0% 0.0% 0.2% 0.6% 20.4% 78.7%
15 0.0% 0.0% 0.2% 0.5% 20.3% 79.0%
16 0.0% 0.0% 0.3% 0.5% 17.5% 81.7%
17 0.0% 0.0% 0.1% 0.5% 17.3% 82.0%
18 0.0% 0.0% 0.2% 0.4% 17.3% 82.0%

iOS [Table2Chart table="4" title="iOS Major version sessions share in percentages (per week)" convert="false" color="#ffed5c, #fbe060, #fecc5c, #fbc363, #f59e78, #f28965, #f47d74, #f0686e, #d06567, #ae544e, #ed5d8d, #f7a9c6, #fbd7df, #c9b5d8, #a294c6, #8f71a0, #d5e8f5, #88d1f2, #6ec3eb, #65addb, #558fc6, #5a75aa, #4c5f80, #a4dcd4, #4cc2c2, #59b5bc, #d3dfad, #a1b288, #a6d07a, #80bc78, #5bab80, #4c786c, #736158, #d38d62, #d2b997, #f0e1c1, #eeedea, #dddedf, #adaeb0, #a0a9b1, #7e8282, #505052" stacking="percent" type="column" hide="true"] plotOptions: { column: { borderWidth: 0, stacking: 'percent' } }, yAxis: { reversedStacks: false } [/Table2Chart] iOS users are slowly but steadily embracing iOS8. It's adoption is slow but steady, landing at 82% session share across iOS apps in week 18.

iOS 3.1 iOS 4.0 iOS 4.1 iOS 4.2 iOS 4.3 iOS 5.0 iOS 5.1 iOS 6.0 iOS 6.1 iOS 7.0 iOS 7.1 iOS 8.0 iOS 8.1 iOS 8.2 iOS 8.3
1 0.0% 0.0% 0.0% 0.0% 0.0% 0.0% 0.1% 0.1% 0.7% 2.1% 24.6% 3.5% 68.9% 0.0% 0.0%
2 0.0% 0.0% 0.0% 0.0% 0.0% 0.0% 0.1% 0.0% 0.7% 2.5% 23.1% 3.5% 70.0% 0.0% 0.0%
3 0.0% 0.0% 0.0% 0.0% 0.0% 0.0% 0.2% 0.0% 0.7% 3.0% 23.6% 3.3% 69.2% 0.0% 0.0%
4 0.0% 0.0% 0.0% 0.0% 0.0% 0.0% 0.2% 0.1% 0.6% 2.7% 23.1% 3.3% 70.1% 0.0% 0.0%
5 0.0% 0.0% 0.0% 0.0% 0.0% 0.0% 0.1% 0.0% 0.7% 2.6% 20.5% 2.6% 73.4% 0.0% 0.0%
6 0.0% 0.0% 0.0% 0.0% 0.0% 0.0% 0.1% 0.0% 0.6% 2.4% 19.6% 2.5% 74.8% 0.0% 0.0%
7 0.0% 0.0% 0.0% 0.0% 0.0% 0.0% 0.1% 0.0% 0.8% 2.2% 20.2% 2.6% 74.1% 0.0% 0.0%
8 0.0% 0.0% 0.0% 0.0% 0.0% 0.0% 0.2% 0.0% 0.5% 2.7% 19.7% 2.2% 74.6% 0.0% 0.0%
9 0.0% 0.0% 0.0% 0.0% 0.0% 0.0% 0.2% 0.0% 0.5% 2.1% 18.5% 2.1% 76.5% 0.0% 0.1%
10 0.0% 0.0% 0.0% 0.0% 0.0% 0.0% 0.1% 0.0% 0.6% 2.3% 18.8% 2.2% 75.8% 0.1% 0.0%
11 0.0% 0.0% 0.0% 0.0% 0.0% 0.0% 0.1% 0.0% 0.6% 2.5% 19.3% 2.1% 53.2% 22.0% 0.1%
12 0.0% 0.0% 0.0% 0.0% 0.0% 0.0% 0.2% 0.1% 0.5% 2.5% 19.1% 2.1% 28.5% 46.8% 0.2%
13 0.0% 0.0% 0.0% 0.0% 0.0% 0.0% 0.1% 0.0% 0.3% 2.4% 18.5% 2.0% 22.1% 54.4% 0.2%
14 0.0% 0.0% 0.0% 0.0% 0.0% 0.0% 0.2% 0.1% 0.5% 2.3% 18.1% 1.8% 18.5% 58.2% 0.1%
15 0.0% 0.0% 0.0% 0.0% 0.0% 0.0% 0.2% 0.0% 0.4% 2.2% 18.1% 2.4% 17.8% 46.3% 12.5%
16 0.0% 0.0% 0.0% 0.0% 0.0% 0.0% 0.3% 0.0% 0.5% 1.9% 15.6% 1.9% 14.2% 17.2% 48.5%
17 0.0% 0.0% 0.0% 0.0% 0.0% 0.0% 0.1% 0.0% 0.5% 1.8% 15.5% 1.5% 11.8% 9.1% 59.5%
18 0.0% 0.0% 0.0% 0.0% 0.0% 0.0% 0.2% 0.1% 0.4% 1.8% 15.5% 1.1% 10.6% 7.7% 62.5%

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iOS 5.1.1 iOS 6.0 iOS 6.0.1 iOS 6.1 iOS 6.1.2 iOS 6.1.3 iOS 6.1.6 iOS 7.0 iOS 7.0.2 iOS 7.0.3 iOS 7.0.4 iOS 7.0.5 iOS 7.0.6 iOS 7.1 iOS 7.1.1 iOS 7.1.2 iOS 8.0 iOS 8.0.2 iOS 8.1 iOS 8.1.1 iOS 8.1.2 iOS 8.1.3 iOS 8.2 iOS 8.3
1 0.1% 0.0% 0.1% 0.1% 0.0% 0.3% 0.2% 0.1% 0.2% 0.2% 1.0% 0.0% 0.5% 1.4% 2.8% 20.4% 0.8% 2.7% 5.2% 7.0% 56.7% 0.0% 0.0% 0.0%
2 0.1% 0.0% 0.0% 0.0% 0.1% 0.2% 0.3% 0.2% 0.2% 0.3% 1.2% 0.1% 0.5% 1.6% 3.0% 18.5% 1.1% 2.5% 5.5% 6.2% 58.2% 0.0% 0.0% 0.0%
3 0.2% 0.0% 0.0% 0.0% 0.0% 0.3% 0.3% 0.2% 0.2% 0.4% 1.6% 0.0% 0.6% 1.8% 3.0% 18.7% 0.9% 2.5% 5.1% 5.8% 58.4% 0.0% 0.0% 0.0%
4 0.2% 0.0% 0.0% 0.0% 0.0% 0.2% 0.3% 0.2% 0.3% 0.3% 1.4% 0.0% 0.5% 1.6% 2.9% 18.6% 0.9% 2.4% 4.6% 4.8% 60.6% 0.0% 0.0% 0.0%
5 0.1% 0.0% 0.0% 0.0% 0.0% 0.3% 0.3% 0.1% 0.2% 0.3% 1.4% 0.1% 0.5% 1.3% 2.8% 16.4% 0.7% 1.9% 3.8% 4.2% 42.3% 23.1% 0.0% 0.0%
6 0.1% 0.0% 0.0% 0.0% 0.0% 0.3% 0.3% 0.1% 0.2% 0.2% 1.2% 0.1% 0.5% 1.4% 2.8% 15.4% 0.7% 1.8% 3.3% 3.4% 18.0% 50.1% 0.0% 0.0%
7 0.1% 0.0% 0.0% 0.0% 0.0% 0.3% 0.3% 0.2% 0.2% 0.3% 1.1% 0.1% 0.5% 1.4% 2.8% 15.9% 0.7% 1.9% 3.1% 2.9% 11.9% 56.1% 0.0% 0.0%
8 0.2% 0.0% 0.0% 0.0% 0.0% 0.2% 0.2% 0.2% 0.2% 0.3% 1.3% 0.1% 0.6% 1.4% 2.8% 15.5% 0.6% 1.6% 2.7% 2.7% 10.0% 59.2% 0.0% 0.0%
9 0.2% 0.0% 0.0% 0.0% 0.0% 0.2% 0.2% 0.2% 0.1% 0.2% 1.1% 0.1% 0.5% 1.1% 2.6% 14.8% 0.6% 1.5% 2.6% 2.6% 8.3% 63.0% 0.0% 0.1%
10 0.1% 0.0% 0.0% 0.0% 0.0% 0.2% 0.3% 0.2% 0.1% 0.2% 1.1% 0.1% 0.5% 1.2% 2.8% 14.7% 0.8% 1.5% 2.7% 2.6% 7.7% 62.9% 0.1% 0.0%
11 0.1% 0.0% 0.0% 0.0% 0.1% 0.2% 0.2% 0.2% 0.2% 0.3% 1.4% 0.1% 0.4% 1.2% 2.7% 15.4% 0.6% 1.5% 2.5% 2.5% 7.1% 41.2% 22.0% 0.1%
12 0.2% 0.0% 0.1% 0.0% 0.0% 0.2% 0.2% 0.2% 0.3% 0.3% 1.3% 0.1% 0.4% 1.1% 2.7% 15.2% 0.6% 1.5% 2.4% 2.1% 6.0% 17.9% 46.8% 0.2%
13 0.1% 0.0% 0.0% 0.0% 0.0% 0.1% 0.2% 0.2% 0.2% 0.3% 1.3% 0.1% 0.3% 1.1% 2.4% 14.9% 0.5% 1.4% 2.1% 1.9% 5.5% 12.6% 54.4% 0.2%
14 0.2% 0.1% 0.0% 0.0% 0.0% 0.2% 0.2% 0.2% 0.1% 0.2% 1.4% 0.1% 0.4% 1.2% 2.5% 14.5% 0.5% 1.3% 1.8% 1.5% 5.1% 10.1% 58.2% 0.1%
15 0.2% 0.0% 0.0% 0.0% 0.0% 0.2% 0.3% 0.2% 0.2% 0.3% 1.0% 0.1% 0.3% 1.1% 2.4% 14.7% 0.5% 1.9% 2.1% 1.7% 4.6% 9.4% 46.3% 12.5%
16 0.3% 0.0% 0.0% 0.0% 0.0% 0.2% 0.3% 0.2% 0.3% 0.2% 0.9% 0.1% 0.3% 1.0% 1.9% 12.7% 0.4% 1.4% 1.7% 1.6% 4.2% 6.6% 17.2% 48.5%
17 0.1% 0.0% 0.0% 0.0% 0.0% 0.2% 0.3% 0.1% 0.2% 0.2% 1.0% 0.0% 0.3% 0.9% 2.0% 12.6% 0.3% 1.2% 1.5% 1.3% 3.2% 5.8% 9.1% 59.5%
18 0.2% 0.0% 0.0% 0.0% 0.0% 0.1% 0.2% 0.1% 0.2% 0.2% 1.0% 0.0% 0.3% 1.0% 1.8% 12.7% 0.3% 0.8% 1.5% 1.3% 3.1% 4.6% 7.7% 62.5%

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