Apple compares iOS 8 adoption to Android KitKat

Apple has announced, at its iPad, Mac press event many of its devices are working over the new iOS 8. While going for the iOS 8 related updates at the press event, it also gave a comparison of the adaptation of the newly released iOS 8 to the most recent release of Android, the KitKat.
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Apple shows in its comparison that its users are more eager to get on the new iOS 8 with respect to the Android users. It claims that that 48% of iOS users adopted the new iOS 8 while another 46% of the iOS users are still running the earlier but not too old version the iOS 7. While comparing this with the Android users it says that only 25% of user opted out for the new version of Android, the KitKat while the 54% of Android users are still running the older Android Jelly Bean version that was first released in 2012.

It also claims that it has a faster growth rate with respect to the Android saying that the new iOS 8 got its 48% adoption in just 26 days while the android KitKat took 313 days to reach to the 25% of Android users.

Alongside this revelation of its success over the Android it was also seen that the new iOS of Apple was much slower than the earlier one to get the customers approval. Its earlier iOS 7 achieved its adaptation in relatively less time than that of the new iOS 8.

With iOS 8.1, Apple will introduce Apple Pay for iPhone 6 and iPhone 6 Plus. Apple has gone through the updates of its new iOS as it previously shared two betas of iOS 8.1 for developers, both without the Apple Pay features. Loading the new iOS the Apply Pay service is also starting from this Monday. is a participant in the Amazon Services LLC Associates Program, an affiliate advertising program designed to provide a means for sites to earn advertising fees by advertising and linking to Read about our Affiliates Disclosure Policy here. Amazon and the Amazon logo are trademarks of, Inc. or its affiliates.