Types of Mobile Applications you can Develop

Types of Mobile Applications you can Develop

We all are living in a fast-moving world and our requirements are also changing tremendously. Every piece of information is precious and there is a huge demand for this information. To deliver this information, several sources compete through many channels and the most preferred channel will be the one that is user friendly and faster for access. We can also say ‘Nobody has time for bad user experience’.

 In this context mobile apps came into existence and it’s easy using a mobile app than a website. Increased customer engagement loyalty, increased brand value and overall convenience to customers have given wide acceptance and privilege to mobile applications over the traditional web applications.


For example: For ordering food, for booking a taxi, to book tickets for travel, movie, to take appointment of doctor, even to make any purchase of product or avail a service and so many other applications that make a mobile app popular.


The above graphical representation shows people using mobile apps from year to year. So, mobile apps usage is increasing day by day.


Mobile application Development is the term associated with development of apps, i.e. software for any kind of mobile devices such as mobile phones, tablets, smart watches and other kind of devices that run on mobile operating system.


We can develop mainly these types of Mobile Applications


Mobile Application

Native applications


The native applications are built specifically for a mobile operating system like iOS, Android or Windows. iOS utilizes Xcode and Objective-C as programming language, while Android utilizes Eclipse and Java. A native application for one platform cannot be compatible with others. Major advantage of these applications is that they are highly responsive with accurate UI.


Native applications can be downloaded from their own web stores. These applications which are particular for platforms are highly expensive.


Benefits of Native mobile application


• High level of performance test

Native apps are so fast and much more efficient. The app is created and optimized for a specific platform so the app shows a high level of performance.  As users operate through a native mobile app, the contents and visual elements are already saved on their phone which means load time is fast.


• More Secure and Reliable

Developing a native mobile app is an excellent way to ensure your user’s secure data stability. Native mobile apps also support getting the advantage of mobile device management solutions, also providing remote management controls of apps on different devices.


• Native mobile apps have offline capabilities

A native mobile app is always there for you because it can perform independently of the internet. But in the case of Web apps, it only works when you can locate the internet. Since all the page content lives on web servers, you need that internet to run the app.

• Showing up on their own app store

Native apps are showing up on their own app store and download the mobile apps they want. such as Apple’s App Store, Android Play Store. This permits users to view the apps through the app store and increase awareness for the app.


Hybrid applications


Hybrid Application is built once and distribute the app over multiple platforms. Utmost applications, such as online banking services can be considered under hybrid apps.

They are created using multi-platform web technologies, for example, HTML5, CSS, and JavaScript. A hybrid application is fast and comparably easy to develop. The single code support for all platforms and guarantees low-cost maintenance. It requires high skills for hybrid tools.


Benefits of Native Hybrid Application


•Multiple Platform


Hybrid apps can run on multiple platforms with one code base. This means that you will not need to write code for the different platform as the same code base can be used to run the app on multiple platforms.


•Cheaper and fast development

The hybrid app will reduce mobile app development time and this will reduce the final cost of your mobile app. The major advantage is requiring a single code base for multiple platforms and the app doesn’t need to be coded repeatedly for different platform.

Fast Development

•Easy to Maintain


Easier to maintain due to the single code base, making modifications to the mobile app will be a lot easier. The developers can modify the single code base and It will be reflected on all platforms.


•Easy scaling


As hybrids apps are developed to run with multiple platforms and operating systems, it is easy to scale them frequently. It is adapted to the latest market plans and thus make the app meet business needs. And, this applies to multiple serving technologies and platforms.




Games, Business, Education, Lifestyle, Entertainment, and Travel are the most common categories in apps and among them Game apps are the most popular with maximum downloads. Hence development of game apps has become the profitable business for developers attracting more job opportunities and creativity.


Clash of clans, Temple run, angry birds etc. are the most popular game apps while the most popular travel apps are Google Earth, Uber, Red bus etc.Many apps continue to get developed in market daily with the scope of satisfying more customer requirements and thus creating unleashing business opportunities in every field. Let’s stay connected to explore more …


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