Mobile application development - Bridging the gap between the physical and digital world
Businesses all around the world have started migrating to mobile apps! Ask anyone about a service and all you get to hear is “There’s a mobile application for that”.
BinaryFolks is a mobile application development company in India that offer full-stack iOS, Android, and web development services. We cover the A-Z of mobile app development cycle, from concept to development, irrespective of how diverse or complex your requirements are.
some mobile app statistics
- There are more than 2.7 billion smartphone users in the world.
- 77% of Americans have smartphones
- There were 194 billion apps downloads in 2018 worldwide
- Mobile apps are projected to generate 188.9 billion US dollars in revenues in 2020
- 67% of internet users worldwide visit the Web on a mobile device.
- 80% of shoppers use a mobile phone in a physical store.
- 85% of travelers use mobile devices to book travel activities
What programming language is used for mobile app development?
Different approaches to mobile app development: Web vs. Native vs. Hybrid: Which Approach is Best?
Native app development
Progressive Web App
Mobile apps mean a comparative advantage for a business. However, mobile app development is an expensive investment that might not pay off immediately if your business isn’t ready for it.
signs that it’s time to build a mobile app
- Your IT support team spends a lot of time in fixing mobile website related bugs or there are certain limitations to your mobile website.
- Your customers are demanding offline access
- You need an app to strengthen and reinforce your branding
- You need to move to the next level of marketing and aim to leverage your customer’s inbuilt device capabilities
- All your first degree competitors have mobile apps
- You need to capture information and insights about your customers
Take a look at some vertical-specific mobile app development benchmarks!!
72% of students reported increased engagement with mobile learning and at the same time, 72% of companies have reported that by embracing mobile learning, they became more responsive to marketplace changes. 34 percent of all companies surveyed have aggressively implemented m-Learning programs for their workers.
There are 2.2 million Android apps and 2 million iOS apps out of which 165,000 apps are in the healthcare category alone. mHealth technology market is set to grow by 33% to USD 60 bn by 2020.
In the US in 2017, mobile users spent an average of 2.3 hours per day with digital media. 52% of the time individuals spend on digital media is on mobile apps.
94% of smartphone job seekers have browsed or researched jobs on smartphones. 28% of adults–and 53% of young adults–have used a smartphone to search for jobs. Also, 50% of smartphone job seekers completed a job application on their phone
Travel & Booking
49% of direct online bookings are now on mobile, compared to 31% in 2016. 50% of the millennial travelers have discovered a new travel company while researching on the mobile phone and 51% of the travelers use text or messaging to get in touch with a travel or hospitality provider.
The Internet of Things Will Drive Wireless Connected Devices to 40.9 Billion in 2020. The potential for future growth is massive. Only 0.06% of all devices that could potentially leverage IoT are actually doing so. This makes the remaining 99.94% available for optimization.
99% of Millennials search their houses on online websites Out of that, 58% of Millennials and 46% of Generation X began their search for a dream home on a mobile device.
Marketer expects global ecommerce sales to reach $4.058 trillion by 2020, representing 15% of total retail sales. And the percentage of that belonging to m-commerce will also continue to grow, as more online retailers see more than 50% of traffic coming from mobile devices.
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It also depends on the company that can provide the mobile app development company you are choosing for your mobile app development.
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Mobile apps being more effective than websites and web applications helps businesses maximize their sales, revenue, productivity and ROI.
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Since, these custom apps are built keeping your organization’s requirements in mind, they result in increased productivity, better efficiency and better customer experience.
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