May 3rd, 2019

Top 5 Mobile App Development Trends in 2019


1. AR/VR

With Apple launching ARKit and Google’s ARCore hitting the market, we now have two rock-solid platforms for the development of augmented reality apps for mobile devices. With most marketers seeing augmented reality as a way to provide a compelling user experience, we will soon be seeing a lot of creative AR apps.

According to Statista, by 2019, there will be over 5 billion AR mobile applications.

2. IOT & Wearable Devices

Today the concept of smart cities, smart homes, smart health, and industrial IoT is rapidly growing in the market. No matter what it is, whether it is about the health industry, education or smart homes, IoT and wearable mobile apps will be in limelight in 2018.

According to Cisco, there will be 50 billion mobile devices connected to the internet around the world by the year 2020.

Wearable apps like smart watches and other connected wearable devices have created a huge impact in the past few years. With the techno giants like Apple and Google, wearable apps will be explored more in the coming years.

3. Accelerated Mobile Pages

It is a new way to boost up the web page load time within mobile app devices. From the end-user experience perspective, this can really spice up the bounce rate, improve conversation and retain visitors for your mobile web page.

AMP is also expected to boost the following:

  • Number of visitors
  • Visibility
  • Page ranking
  • Clickthrough rate (CTR)
  • Visitor analysis

4. Mobile Wallets

With the rise of eCommerce, there is also a complimentary rise in the number of mobile payment apps and mobile banking. Also, more and more mobile payment mechanisms emerging. Consider the recent initiative of scan and pay system leveraged by VISA cards and Samsung. Soon there will be mobile payment apps leveraging that and more.

5. On-Demand Apps

The success of Uber, Peapod, Airbnb has encouraged many individuals and small business owners to go for such a unique concept of providing services on demand. Whether it is about food ordering, car cleaning, cab services or even laundry, more and more start-ups wants to leverage from on-demand mobile app development in the year ahead.