Apple iOS 12 now on HALF of all iPhones and iPads after just four weeks

Apple has released new figures that show half of all iPhones and iPads are using iOS 12 , just four weeks after the update.

Official data obtained from Apple’s Developer website showed that the new operating system is enjoying widespread use already.

The tech giant has confirmed that the twelfth major instalment of the operating system is dominating 53 per cent of recent devices (those introduced as of September 2014) iPhones and iPads since its release on September 17.

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Apple’s Screen Time is a major new feature in iOS 12 (Image: Apple)

The numbers, when compared to its predecessor iOS 11 , show usage of that version has dropped to 40 per cent. Earlier versions make up the remaining 7 per cent.

At its current rate, iOS 12 should outpace its predecessor by some margin; prior to the update’s availability, Apple stated 85 per cent of all devices were running iOS 11, while iOS 10 had 10 per cent and older versions keeping a 5 per cent share.

New features for iOS 12 include significant improvements to overall performance across all devices. Thanks to new tweaks iOS 12 should feel faster than ever before, with various iPhones and iPads delivering optimal performance while sustaining battery life.

A new screen time feature can detail to the user how much time they spend staring at their devices and using various apps. App usage can also be filtered out via different categories to track and reveal which apps are sending you the most notifications. Screen Time can also provide the you with a weekly summary of your usage habits.

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