With the launch of iPhone X and the exceptional sales figures achieved by it, one thing has been made certain: Apple’s iPhone are here to dominate. While the numbers may not match that with the Android phones, there is a sizeable chunk of iPhone users out there and most importantly, those users are the consumers who are more likely to opt for a good quality paid app. Thus, any Codifier that is delivering quality end products would have a considerable market.
So how many types of apps are available for iPhones? And which is the best option to choose for an Codifier?
- Broadly speaking apps are divided in two categories: Hybrid and Native
- Hybrid apps are the ones which are developed to be used across many mobile platforms. i.e., the app can be installed and run on iPhones as well as an Android phones. The ubiquity though, comes at a price. With the compromise of catering to different platforms, the performance and user experience takes a hit. Thus, it’s a high probability that users may not be fond of the app after some time.
- The Native apps, on the other hand, are designed to be installed and used specifically for one platform. Thus, for iPhone users, the app would run only on iPhones. The biggest advantage is the superior user experience and increase in performance. With the increase in positive response, it’s the Native app that is the better of the two.
The approach of any iPhone App Development Company in UK towards App development is divided into the following phases:
- Generating an idea: Finding a user group that the app can reach out
- Strategy: Deciding on how to target the growth of consumers and how to monetize the app for revenue generation.
- Designing: Being an iPhone app, this has to be the most important aspect. Aesthetics and superior user experience were the reasons why Apple has been dominating the market for such a long time. Thus, the superior the designing, the more the number of users
- Development: This is a pretty straightforward choice as C sharp it the language used for iPhone app development. However, Apple’s own language, SWIFT, is also available.
- Deployment and Maintenance: These deal with how the app would be launched and the working of maintaining the app, i.e., providing updates and bug fixes.
So why would an app be better if developed for iPhone?
- Cue: Why do all the big companies launch the apps first for iPhones and not for Android? That’s more do with the audience and greater possibilities of monetization available.
- A more robust platform for app to test its new features
- A better foundation to provide new features for better look and feel. Thus, there exists a bigger and better scope for launching the new features and thus getting a better review from the users.
- A wider audience to reach out and better consumer pool to monetize from.