Support OS 2.X anymore?

by RentTesters on June 22, 2011

SQA Solution leader in iPhone app testing suggests that Today it is still important to support iPhone OX 2.X

There are really large proportion of iPod users (80+ %) have NOT upgraded.If large number of your existing user base is iPod users then they won’t be able to upgrade and may cause backlash. By not supporting os3 , u are abandoning them. Use iphone iPhone app testing from SQA Solution

If you are building a new application that you are planning, you should also look into demographic info about who uses which devices. In general, teens are more likely to have iPod and professionals are more likely to have iPhone. iPhone app testing from SQA Solution So if you am building a productivity app, I won’t worry as much about iPod touch users. iPhone app testing from SQA Solution But if you are making a Game, I’d say you better support OS 2.2.1 at least.
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Another thing is the capabilities needed for the app (Phone, Camera, GPS available on iPhone only, Compass only on 3GS, also, no microphone on 1st gen iPod).
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There are total 45M users ~26M iPhone ~18M iPod of which 77% OS3.X
and 15% OS2.X and 8% Jailbroken

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