iOS 8 adoption hits72% of devices, while Android Lollipop reaches 1.6%

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Often, Apple has reported progress in the adoption of its new version of iOS and how it behaves month to month in the market which continues with great success in sales of its iPhones and other devices, but not so well for the iPad .

As of February 2, Apple new operating system, iOS 8 is already installed on 72% of iOS devices almost five months after they hurl the first time (September 2014), according to new numbers that Apple shared in page developer support its App Store. Meanwhile, Android Lollipop, released in November, has reached 1.6 percent.

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Since mid-December, the number of facilities rose by 9 percent, and since January 20 has risen 3 percent, due in large part to the launch of the iOS version 8.1.3.

The adoption of iOS 8 grows, the number of people using iOS 7 has been reduced to 25 percent, although 3 percent of users still using an older firmware.Android 5.0 Lollipop installed only 1.6% of the devices on the same date.

Apple has solved many of the initial bugs that were found in iOS 8 with several updates to the operating system, including iOS 8.1, iOS 8.1.1, iOS 8.1.2 and iOS 8.1.3, which has led to increased adoption, and the company has also made an effort to inform customers that you can install iOS 8 through iTunes to alleviate the problems of storage space.

Despite the slow adoption is having iOS 8 Apple continues to go well ahead to Google. The latest version of Android (5.0, also known as Lollipop), launched in November, is currently installed in only 1.6 percent of Android devices, according to data from the website developers Android.

The vast majority of Android users are still using KitKat (released October 2013), or even Jelly Bean (first debuted in June 2012).

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It is important to know that until now 7.4% of people are using is outdated Android 2.3.3 to 2.3.7 version, as well as version 4.0.3 and 4.0.4 which is accounting for 6.4%. Despite the considerable fragmentation, the situation in Google is not as deplorable as it was few years ago, although the pace of updates to the newest versions of Android are still far from what’s happening in iOS. [MacRumors]

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