“Meanwhile, iPhone 6 adoption is record-setting,” Mayo reports. “The iPhone 5 and iPhone 5s followed near-identical growth path, but the iPhone 6 is more than double that rate. As of 17 days since release, the iPhone 6 has touched the 4% level. For comparison, the combined share of the iPhone 5s and iPhone 5c was about 3% in the same period.”
“That’s without adding in [the severed supply constrained] iPhone 6 Plus,” Mayo reports. “From this data, both models of iPhone 6 crossed 5% of total iPhone usage in under 18 days. This is roughly twice the combined uptake of the iPhone 5s and iPhone 5c.”
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MacDailyNews Take: We believe some users knew they were getting an new iPhone 6 or 6 Plus and therefore held off upgrading the current iPhones to iOS 8. The popularity of iPhone 6/Plus and the backorders are a contributing factor to the slower ramp for iOS 8 adoption.
Apple says iOS 8 adoption already at 46% – September 23, 2014