2016 turned out to be a phenomenal year for mobile apps, and experts say that in 2017, things could only be better. More and more businesses are now making their mobile apps. If you don’t already have one, know that it’s no longer an option — but a necessity — if you want your business to succeed. Need more info? Look at the following mobile app trends. Ensure that you deliver an app that your target customers would love to use.
More and more mobile apps are taking advantage of locations. Location features provide users with push notifications and deals in real time. According to top custom mobile app development specialist Cloud Xtension, this increases user engagement and the level of customization.
Virtual Reality and Augmented Reality
The reality is that we expect the virtual reality market to be worth $30 billion in three years. As with augmented reality, you probably know how widely successful Pokemon GO was in the past year.
Internet of Things (IoT)
There’s no denying it by now, IoT is taking over. The expected statistic is about 20 billion devices will be wirelessly connected to the internet in three years’ time. So don’t only focus on smartphones, invest ample resources on IoT as well.
Instant Mobile Apps
These are apps that allow users access to cloud-based apps without having to download or install an app. More convenient and faster for users, what more could they ask for right?
Security Is a Key Priority
As mobile commerce becomes more popular, so is the need for better security. Take note that both Google and Apple need better protection this year. Apple even made its “App Transport Security” compulsory in 2017.
More Thoughtful Design
Oversized smartphones, also called phablets, are ruling 2017. That said, UX designers should focus on tweaking button sizes, and typography.
Android Is Steadily Rising
Android took 88% of the market by the end of the past year. So, it would be smart to develop an app for your Android users too.
Mobile is More Popular Than Ever
Many companies across different industries depend on this channel to increase profits through satisfying user demand. Don’t get left behind. Make sure that you meet your customers’ expectations with an on-trend, kick-ass mobile app.