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How To Choose The Right Mobile Platform For App Development?

Published on 04 January 14
With the advancements in latest technologies of mobile apps development, there has been constant increase in number of app developers as well as number of apps on respective App store. Due to this, there has been large number of app failures. This fact remains undoubtedly most pinching factor for mobile app development companies which hinder their success path. The question arises as to how you can conquer this. The simple answer to this is by surveying the market and various domains for app making.
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Talking about the choices of platforms for making an app, the most dominating ones in the market are Google’s Android and Apple’s iPhone or iPad. Other than this, Blackberry and Windows have their own credibility in the market and they also drive handsome number of mass in the public. Also avoiding this hard fought app making rings, cross platforms app development platforms like Titanium, PhoneGap and others that are compatible on all phones have been prevailing in the market.
Fix The Target Market
Before creeping into this app development, mobile apps development companies should make wire-framing of their app idea to decide the target market that they want to achieve with this app. This will help them to select the platform for application development. Android has large number of users which can glow your app with more downloads. But iOS is the versatile platform and its emerging popularity is gaining new heights all round the globe. With iPhone, you have a different class of people and your app needs to appeal them.
Technical Considerations For App
This is another important aspect for any app development. Every platform for the app development has their own requirements that are needed to be fulfilled by the development authorities. With Android, the app making is much easier and affordable as most of the open source work is available or the developers will be accustomed to it. But with iOS development, you need smart devices like MAC and other high-end phones that support app developments for iPhone and iPad. Also coding techniques for all the platforms demand skilled set of professionals which are hard to get. So as per the available resources of mobile apps developers, the app platform needs to be selected.
Expenses Behind An App
The financial aspect for every platform of app covers different range of expenses. Mobile apps development companies needs to invest their money, skills, time and other things making a fruitful app. This has to be tactfully handled to accomplish the project successfully. Right from the app forecasting to developing, designing, testing, deploying and marketing needs allocation of budget. Every platform possess different scenario for all the steps that are mentioned above. Also the charge for the app on app store requires sublime choice of platform. Most of paid apps go unsuccessful because of lack of platform compatibility. Free apps run efficiently on Android platforms while there are more users of paid apps on Apple store than Google play store.
Analyze Platform For Future Growth
Every mobile app is launched with the prediction that it will give amazing results in the future. If the choice of the platform is right, the download will be more and with this the user will increase which will lead to more number of updates required for the app. The business gets satisfactory monetization through futuristic approach of for app development.

In addition to these, social media collaboration and design styles offers by various platforms are altogether different. So to make your app look enticing on respective app store, choose the right platform before developing app.
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  1. 12 March 20

    I am without a doubt glad to say it’s an exciting publish to examine. I look at new data out of your article, you're doing a super venture. Keep it up.

  2. 30 October 18

    The description given is very good and description about mobile platform is also awesome. I would to say some technical skill related to PC i have found useful so sharing it.

  3. 04 February 14

    Mobile apps development and its guidelines to be followed considering the platform are very important in developing the best application. This was an informative blog for me as I wish to learn about mobile apps development preferably in Android platform with programming skills in Java and C#. I wish to be a professional in this field getting certified in mobile application development from some reputed institutions in my home town Toronto.

  4. 21 January 14

    It is a quite informative blog for the app developers as; sometimes we are not clear about the target customer which is one of the major causes for the app failure. So, to avoid it one must be clear about the main area or audiences for whom we are developing the particular app.

  5. 09 January 14

    Its always better to go with multi platforms, if you got succeed on choosing the first platform either android, iPhone, windows or blackberry. You would benefitted. And according to iPhone application development services on various categories supply you more ROI, so its worth.

  6. 09 January 14

    Good work Alfred, I believe targeted audience and ROI may be the reason which help in Choosing the right mobile platform for app development, Don't you think so?

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