Apple revealed the latest adoption rate of iOS 9 and said that it has now reached up to 84 percent. Older versions of the company's mobile OS now have 16 percent adoption rate.

The previous iOS 8 mobile now runs on 11 percent of Apple devices while earlier versions of iOS run on a mere 5 percent of devices.

The figures were measured and released through the App Store.

In January, Tech Times reported that 75 percent of Apple devices were running on the latest iOS 9 mobile, just four months following the rollout of the OS in September 2015. The iPhone 6s and the iPhone 6s Plus where the first iDevices that came pre-installed with the new iOS mobile.

Similarly, iOS 8 continued to run on 19 percent of Apple devices while earlier versions of the OS remained at 7 percent.

Latest data confirms that as far as adoption is concerned, iOS 9 has a faster rate compared to iOS 8.

Three days after its initial launch in September 2015, iOS 9 already gained a 52 percent adoption rate. Such an achievement had prompted Apple to announce that the adoption rate of the latest iOS 9 mobile OS version was the fastest that the company had ever seen.

"iOS 9 is full of enhancements you'll appreciate every day," said Apple. "Your apps become more essential. New multitasking features on iPad make you even more productive. Intelligent proactive suggestions help you get things done before you ask. And improvements at the foundation of the operating system enhance performance, battery life and security. The more you do with iOS 9, the more you'll wonder how you ever did without it."

Apple's iOS 9 includes updated versions such as iOS 9.1, iOS 9.2 and the newly released iOS 9.3., which according to Apple, has innovations to the most advanced mobile OS in the world.

Apart from bringing improvements to a wide variety of apps, iOS 9.3 also comes with impressive new additions to CarPlay, iDevice's Night Shift mode, easier way to secure and sort out the Notes app, and a simpler way to find third-party apps among others.

Apple is preparing for its Worldwide Developer Conference slated in June wherein the company is expected to reveal the next mobile OS. The latest version, which shall be officially known as iOS 10, is expected to roll out in September and will power the company's upcoming iPhone 7 and iPhone 7 Plus.

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