Apple’s iPhone Media event is scheduled in less than 24 hours. Today, an analytics company Mixpanel has published new data suggesting that the iPhone 6s and iPhone 7 models are the most commonly used iPhones.

Mixpanel claims it has analyzed 11,211,484,245 iPhone events over the last four years, and the iPhone 7 accounts for 17.37% of all iPhones, followed by the iPhone 6s as the second most popular iPhone model, clocking in at 13.01%, followed by the iPhone 7 Plus at 12.06%.

Apple’s current flagship smartphone, the iPhone X accounts for 12.06% of all iPhone’s, which is very huge, considering the model has not even been out for one year, and the iPhone 6s and iPhone 7 models are old iPhone models.


  • iPhone 4: 0.11%
  • iPhone 4s: 0.34%
  • iPhone 5: 0.98%
  • iPhone 5c: 0.47%
  • iPhone 5s: 3.87%
  • iPhone 6: 10.57%
  • iPhone 6 Plus: 2.63%
  • iPhone 6s: 13.01%
  • iPhone 6s Plus: 4.74%
  • iPhone SE: 4.62%
  • iPhone 7: 17.34%
  • iPhone 7 Plus: 12.06
  • iPhone 8: 7.98%
  • iPhone 7 Plus: 7.89
  • iPhone X: 12.0%

Some figures may have been rounded to the nearest decimal place.


The iPhone 6s was introduced in 2015 and introduced 3D Touch, a better camera system and a blazing-fast Apple-designed A9 processor. The iPhone 7 was an incremental upgrade, which axed the beloved headphone jack for “courage”.

Many customers are using older devices like the iPhone 6, iPhone 6s and iPhone 7 with correlates the fact that the low-cost iPhone Xr will be the best selling 2018 iPhone. iPhone 6 and iPhone 6 Plus accounted for 43.62% of the active iOS install base.


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