Cydia running over 20 million iOS devices in the last 2 months



TechCrunch published a great post titled “Behind The Scenes of The iPhone 5 Jailbreak..” The article traced the history of journalists jailbreaking since the first Apple smartphone and spoke about the current state of affairs in the jailbreak community.

TechCrunch did not mention anything new regarding iOS 6 jailbreak, although published interesting statistics on cracking of iOS. For example, journalists found the number of mobile devices that are currently installed Cydia.

TechCrunch information provided Cydia creator Jay Freeman, so these figures can be trusted. Based on the information disclosed in the last two months jailbreak shop used to 22,780,029 smartphone iPhone, iPad tablets and players iPod touch.

Not surprisingly, the most popular among jailbreakers recently appeared iPhone 4 – it accounts for almost 35%. For this model, there is an exploit to jailbreak iOS 6, although it is tied – Hacked device must be connected to a computer on every reboot. In second and third place iPhone 4S and iPhone 3GS with shares 20.4% and 11.9%, respectively.


It’s honest to assert that the data point out the minimal collection of jailbroken iPhone and iPad. Drop within the collection of jailbroken units, in step with TechCrunch, was once recorded after iOS 6. On reasonable, casual utility retailer Cydia, which is robotically put in with the jailbreak cellular platform Apple, use 6 to 12% of “apple” smartphones and drugs.

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