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WWDC 2020 Keynote: By the Numbers

Every time Apple holds a keynote event, the company shares a variety of numbers related to things like user counts for certain products, software performance improvements, and customer satisfaction. With the company announcing the future of key platforms like iOS, iPadOS, macOS, watchOS, and tvOS, there was unsurprisingly a lot of data mentioned at today’s WWDC event.

We’ve collected some of the most interesting numbers shared on-stage during the keynote and on Apple’s product pages:

iOS and iPad OS

  • Siri knows 20 times more facts than 3 years ago
  • Messages has seen a 40% increase in messages sent and a 2x increase in group messages
  • Memoji include over 20 new headwear and hairstyles
  • There are 3 new Memoji stickers: hug, fist bump, and blush
  • There are over 1 million apps designed for the iPad
  • There has been a 1000x GPU performance improvement from the first to most recent iPad Pro


  • There are over 20,000 Apple Watch apps
  • The Workout app has been renamed Fitness and has added 3 new exercises (Dance, Core, and Functional Strength

The Mac and macOS

  • Safari on the Mac is 50% faster than Chrome at loading frequently visited websites
  • The Mac Developer Transition Kit includes
    • an A12Z processor
    • 512GB SSD
    • 16GB RAM
  • The Mac transition to Apple Silicon will take 2 years

All The Rest

  • There are now 23 million developers
  • CarPlay is available in 97% of US cars and 80% of cars worldwide
  • Users have created 200 million Sign In with Apple accounts
  • Kayak says its users are 2 times more likely to sign up with Sign In with Apple
  • Apple has shipped 2 billion Apple-designed systems on a chip

You can also follow all of our WWDC coverage through our WWDC 2020 hub, or subscribe to the dedicated WWDC 2020 RSS feed.

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