The Mobile app development sector has got a huge leap in the past few years. This has made it difficult to choose among the various mobile app development platforms present in the market. People all over the world are getting accustomed to mobility solution and mobile apps With the growing number of the mobile app developers all over the world, it is not a very challenging task to convert your creative thought to a mobile app. With Mobile app development the associated term that comes to your mind is the mobile app development platform. With choices like Android, iOS, Blackberry and Windows, it is difficult to choose one. The readers of this article would get a clear picture about the different operating system, which in turn would help them to choose the one that meet their requirement.
Cross-Platform Mobile App Development
Organizations all over the world create mobile apps to cater their specific business needs and to bolster their branding. But its often hard for them to decide on choosing the right mobile app development platform for that. Following are the key parameters, which should be under consideration.
The modern era can definitely be called ‘The Smartphone Age’. 2014 has proved to be the golden age for mobile devices. The harbinger of this age was the completely revamped iOS7. Now iOS8 has come with advanced features. To add to the rivalry among the smartphone users, android and its material design has taken a new avatar. Both are coming closer together in functionality, though far apart in design. Android, iOS and Windows8 offer unique visual styles. iOS has a simple layout. Android allows you to drop widgets and hide not so frequently used apps. Recently, a leading company introduced a new mobile application framework to ease cross-platform app development for smartphones and tablets. It’s an update to the company’s mobile suite, a mobile app development and deployment platform.
There are two major choices – Google’s Android OS and Apple’s iOS. According to the findings of the research firms globally, together Android OS and iOS have around 95.7% of all smartphone shipments in the last quarter of 2013, which is higher than the previous quarter. It signifies the importance of these two platforms.
To find out which mobile platform can provide you the most visibility and revenue, you have to look at the numbers from both Android and iOS. Daily revenue from itunes is way higher than android but then android certainly have more visibility.
Find out what most of your target customers are using? iOS or Android? You need to put your potential customer needs first. The economic strata are also important because of the pricing of apple and android devices. While iPhone app will work on few devices, android app will work on more than 400 types of devices.
Each platform offers varying financial opportunities as well, you should choose the platform which will help you in your efforts to monetize.
Companies can build either native mobile apps or cross-platform mobile apps. Many companies make native apps for both Android and iOS, as both these platforms brand identities are growing by the day.
Before choosing platform for your mobile app, you can also ponder over the following.
Your requirements for a mobile app development
Where your target customers are located
App development company available to you
Complexity of mobile app
Time – Development to Market
The utmost important thing is to deliver the mobile app to the right audience before someone else grabs the opportunity.
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Author is a senior business analyst and an expert in native mobile app development.
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