Mobile application development companies are seeing their fortunes these days as the variety of smart phones have increased in the market. People are showing more interest in downloading and using apps for different purpose such as to play games, listen to music, watch videos, hear news, get sports update, chat with friends, share photos, search hotels or restaurants, locate hospital, etc. on the mobile phones.
The above mobile apps are developed uniquely for each platform such
as Android, iPhone, Blackberry, Symbian, etc. since apps development for
platform may not be suitable for another platform. Thus there are
separate dedicated teams for Android application development, iPhone
application development, etc.
The mobile application development company is also involved in cross
platform mobile application development such that apps developed are
suitable for other platform also. There are various technology such as
Rhomobile, Rhohub, Phonegap, etc., that are used in cross platform
method which makes it possible for the app to perform well in different
Among many fields, the Android apps development
has gained much importance. It is a product of Google with greater
facilities of accessing the internet resources for merging with the
application features. There are more than 150,000 apps in the market,
and new apps are uploaded each day.
The iPhone application development is also an equally competitive
platform as it belongs to Apple Inc. There are about 500,000 apps in the
stores for download which is comparatively very high with Android. The
iPhone apps are preferred for its quality while than Android apps is
developer’s choice since it is easy for programming.
The competition between Android apps development and iPhone app development
is much favorable for the customers as they get the best features
introduced in every application by the developers. These platform are
also mostly supportive for cross platform mobile application
The windows mobile application is not competing with other platform
but remains as the commonly used application that are user friendly and
preferred by the people for its simplicity. The Blackberry application
development is also solo market holder with unique apps specifically
developed for its mobile set.
All the apps stores have different types of apps under variety of
categories such as business, communication, education, entertainment,
health, lifestyle, multimedia, news, shopping, sports, weather, travel,
navigation, games, utilities, etc. These apps are available as a paid
service or mostly free to download and use.
There is a great opportunity for mobile application development in
all platforms since people are daunting for new types of apps for