Despite the bugs, iOS 9.3 is more stable than Android 6.0

Crash rate data for iOS 9.3 not only suggests that it's more stable than the latest Android release, but also that it's Apple's "most stable new release in years."
Written by Adrian Kingsley-Hughes, Senior Contributing Editor

I know that this isn't going to be any comfort to those suffering from iOS 9.3 bugs, but according to mobile app analytics firm Apteligent, the new release a has a crash rate of only 2.2 percent. This is a far lower crash rate than experienced by earlier releases of iOS.

Despite the bugs, iOS 9.3 is more stable than Android 6.0

It's interesting to note that iOS 8, iOS 9, iOS 9.1, iOS 9.2 and iOS 9.3 all saw a spike in crash rates last week, which may have been as a result of publishers releasing new apps for iOS 9.3. However, this quickly stabilized.

It's also lower than the crash rate for Google's Android 6.0, which currently stands at 2.6 percent.

iOS 9.3 has suffered from two pretty big bugs. First was an activation bug that prevented users from completing the upgrade, which has now been fixed, and the other is a bug that prevents users from clicking on hyperlinks, which is still awaiting a fix.

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