5 Mobile App Development Trends that You Must Consider in 2018


Baymediasoft Blog

December 14, 2018


2017 has been a remarkable year for mobile app development. Nevertheless, mobile is an ideal way to meet audience demands and boost sales. A lot of business owners have now realized that mobile application is no longer an optional investment, it is one of the necessary ones.

Well-established brands, online retailers, banks, and other companies have come up with their own mobile apps for branding, improving customer engagement, and direct marketing. Besides, small-size and startups are also following the mobile trend and developing highly-functional apps. Research reveals that the total mobile app revenue (Both iOS & Android) was $37 Billion in 2017 from January to November and still one month is remained, so the revenue will surely increase in the festive season. There are predictions that the app revenue and total number of downloads will boost in 2018.

But before you cut right to the chase and start developing an application, you need to understand new mobile application development trends that will shape the growth of your business:

  1. On-Demand Mobile Apps

On-demand apps have already gained immense popularity and will continue to take place in 2018. Such mobile apps simplify our lives by making the things we do every day a lot more easier, streamlined, and convenient. In 2018,  on-demand apps will be using for a wide range of spectrums such as:

  • Laundry services
  • Cleaning services
  • Food delivery services
  • Taxi services and rideshare

On-demand mobile apps have made it easy for users to make reservations, order food & cab online, check the availability of nearby services & traffic and other things that cause delays in our everyday. The best part about such apps is that they can be used virtually from anywhere.

  1. Internet of Things (IoT) and Wearable Apps

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