iOS vs. Android User: 90% iPhone Owners Using iOS4, Android 0.4%, Quora Reports

David Lieb shared his numbers last week on a Quora thread entitled: What proportion of all iPhone owners use iOS4.* today?"With Bump, our download and usage base is so large that it should be a good statistical sample. Here's our data from all Bump users between January 7 and January 10, 2011. *Note that this […]

David Lieb shared his numbers last week on a Quora thread entitled: What proportion of all iPhone owners use iOS4.* today?

"With Bump, our download and usage base is so large that it should be a good statistical sample. Here's our data from all Bump users between January 7 and January 10, 2011. *Note that this includes all iOS devices, not just iPhone as the question asks," Lieb writes.

iOS vs. Android mobile os updates

Binned by major rev:
4.X: 89.73 %
3.X: 10.25 %
2.X: 0.02 %

Individual minor revs:
4.2.1: 52.89 %
4.1: 27.50 %
3.1.3: 6.43 %
4.0.2: 3.36 %
4.0.1: 2.95 %
4.0: 2.94 %
3.1.2: 2.52 %
3.2.2: 0.49 %
3.0: 0.22 %
3.1: 0.21 %
3.0.1: 0.10 %
3.2: 0.10 %
3.1.1: 0.10 %
4.2: 0.09 %
3.2.1: 0.07 %
2.2.1: 0.02 %
2.2: 0.00 %

In other words, just about 90% of Bump users are using the latest major update to iOS. He gives some more detailed numbers, indicating individual revision breakdowns, but the above ones are probably best to compare with Android revisions because .X updates in iOS tend to be pretty minor (bug fixes), while .X in Android are usually pretty major (new features).

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