UPDATE: Little Change in iOS 6 Adoption Following Google Maps Relaunch
After much anticipation, Google Maps has been made available in the Apple App Store for iOS 6 users on both the iPhone and the iPad. Google’s app completed the approval process and launched at midnight, Thursday, December 13th, after significant debate and deliberation between the two tech giants. Following this launch, Chitika Insights studied whether iOS 6 saw an increase in overall adoption as users who were waiting for the Google Maps feature decided to upgrade.
10 Weeks and Growing: iPhone 5 Constitutes Over 1/8 of all iPhone Web Traffic
Apple’s iPhone 5 is estimated to have posted impressive sales figures since its release in September. Friday, November 30th marked 10 weeks since the iPhone 5 became available in stores, and Chitika Insights decided to investigate how usage of the device has grown.
iOS 6 Adoption Levels Out, Surpasses 60% One Month After Launch
After its release on September 19th, 2012, iOS 6 notably achieved a 15% share of all iOS traffic in its first 24 hours, and saw an adoption rate of over 50% after only 2 weeks. Chitika Insights decided to see how the new OS’ adoption has evolved a full month out from its debut.
iPhone 5 Usage Surpasses Samsung Galaxy S III After Less than 3 Weeks on Market
Following the release of Apple’s iPhone 5 on September 21st, Chitika Insights was interested in comparing the Web usage rates of the newest phones from both manufacturers. Looking solely at impressions coming from the iPhone 5 and Galaxy S III, we were able to observe the difference in Web traffic volume between the two devices, depicted in the figure below:
60% of iPhones on iOS 6, iPad and iPod Touch Close Behind
Apple’s newest mobile operating system, iOS 6, has shown unprecedented adoption rates by Apple users. Following our study on the early adoption rates of iOS 6, Chitika Insights was interested in seeing how the adoption rate varied between iOS devices.
UPDATE: iOS 6 on 25% of iOS Devices 48 Hours After Public Release
After being available to consumers for over 24 hours, Chitika Insights tapped into Chitika Ad network data to to determine the success of Apple’s latest mobile operating system, iOS 6.
iPhone Users Browse Web 150% More than iPod Touch Users
The iPod Touch is built with near-identical hardware and shares the same operating system (iOS) with the iPhone but without an antenna that can connect with cellular networks. This makes the iPod Touch slightly thinner than the iPhone, while still being a very capable device for browsing the Web. Due to the similarities of these two devices, Chitika Insights conducted a study to compare the Web usage rates between them.
Samsung Galaxy S III Usage Growing Significantly Since its Release
Due to the resounding success of the Samsung Galaxy S III in the market so far, Chitika Insights conducted a study to determine how the device was performing relative to other Samsung Android phones currently in the marketplace.
AT&T Share of Android Up Over 5x Thanks to T-Mobile
While the extra coverage is the primary reason for AT&T’s acquisition of T-Mobile, a secondary benefit of a huge gain in the Android market is also apparent. With the absorption of popular devices like the MyTouch 4G and G2, AT&T will see a huge jump in its small, but developing, Android market share.
About Chitika Insights
Chitika Insights was the research arm of online advertising network Chitika. Insights used Chitika's unique data to monitor and report on Internet trends - search engines, clickthrough rates, the mobile war, and more.
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