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200 million devices have been upgraded to iOS6 and other statistics

Tim Cook talks numbers at the San Jose press event

Trace Hagan | Oct 23, 2012 at 12:13 pm CDT (0 mins, 35 secs time to read)

On stage at the California Theater in San Jose, Tim Cook has just announced that 200 million users have upgraded to the latest iOS6, which makes that the fastest update for any software, according to Tim Cook. "This is the fastest upgrade rate of any software in history -- that we're aware of."

200 million devices have been upgraded to iOS6 and other statistics |

Along with these numbers, he's giving us more statistics. He says over 300 billion iMessages have been sent and a rate of roughly 28,000 per second. There are 125 million documents in iCloud and 160 million Game Center accounts. There are over 700,000 thousand apps in the App Store, 275,000 of which are iPad apps.

Apple says they have paid out $6.5 billion to developers for all of those apps.

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