Have a Look at the Top Emerging Android App Development Trends
Cupcake, Donut, Jelly Bean, KitKat, Lollipop, Marshmallow, Oreo, and now pistachio (as per assumptions), the sweet-toothed technology has taken everyone by storm. Every new version update leads the global economy to reach the new tipping point. Now finding the best way to make money without requiring a huge investment can be tricky. Especially, if they want to meet the demands of your customers as well as boost your sales.
In the year 2017, around 254 billion app downloads took place which is way beyond 57.33 billion in the year 2012. Today, Google apps are leading the market by simply breaking the monotony. So the ones (SMEs) who wish to get into the business by enhancing their brand and customer engagement must offer similar kind of Android apps. Of course, for that one needs to get in touch with a well-known Android App development service providers in town.
But before that let’s get you acquainted with some android app development Trends that will drive the market in the year 2018 and beyond.
Android Instant Applications
Android apps are used by us day in day out. Some of you guys keep them lying in their smartphones for ages while others do nothing but acquire space in smartphones. As a result, previous year Google announced the launch of Android Instant Apps. Now the users simply need to tap on the application they want and use it without installing it on their device.
Soon Android Instant apps became a very crucial part of the play store. Apart from this, if you are providing a service through an Android app that one does not require on the regular basis, then a weird drop traffic might be witnessed by you. But at the same time, they will serve as a valuable purpose to the users. Also when you are thinking of hiring an Android app developer, just make sure they create apps which are compatible with the instant app feature and are easily accessible.
AR & VR Android Apps
According to several reports, we will have 977.9 million Standalone Artificial Reality App downloaded in 2018 itself. No kidding! And by 2022, the figure will reach 1,389 million. Quite a number, isn’t it! Can you a game that took the entire market by surprise in the year 2016? No! Think harder! Pokemon Go! Yes, the weird addiction in which we were supposed to go different places to grab a Pokemon. I must say, the virtual reality-based game took the gaming industry to whole another level.
According to several other reports, virtual reality has gained a lesser growth as compared to AR apps. And soon AR & VR will be seen contributing to the current and future Android app development trends.
Internet of Things (IoT)
Before the term came into existence, people had no idea that even in the real life, technology can be intuitive enough to know your needs. Gartner predicts, by the year 2020, there will be 20.4 billion connected things. And we will be lucky enough to spectacle and utilize these smart objects. As a result, several home automation companies have started designing smart home technologies that help users interact with their smart home devices.
Android being a higher user-base allows developers to create apps that offer an interactive user experience. In fact, one must also be aware of the fact that all devices working on IoT need different applications to work effectively. These apps must have a secure and efficient backend to enable the users to communicate smoothly with their devices.
Innovations in mobile payments
The whole world has been humming the “mobile responsive” mantra. Besides, the global mobile payment segment is even witnessing a noticeable growth. As a result, new payment technologies like wearable payment solutions, contactless payments, digital currencies have come into existence.
If we are planning to have a cashless society, one must offer innovative and convenient payment solutions to their end clients. As soon as people start using these options, companies will be able to analyze the preferred payment options and innovate accordingly.
Cloud-Based Mobile Apps
I am you will agree with the fact that companies have to deal with crucial data in their all day’s work. Thus, app security remains a very important factor. In such cases having a cloud-based Android Apps will ensure that business owners can get an access to the data any point of time. And that too, in a safe way. In the upcoming years, you will get to know a lot about cloud-based apps. If you do not have one, it’s the perfect time to consider one.