Mobile App Development in India is rapidly expanding at a breakneck pace. Competitive spirits have changed the way marketing functions. Ever growing technology and increased affordability of smartphone have changed the face of marketing. Many e-commerce sites have started launching their mobile applications as a way to bring in more customers. Few marketers include amazon, ebay etc. From building a professional network system such as Linkedin to educational websites such as Lynda, everything is available with a single tap. Survey showed an enormous high – 54% in May 2015 as compared to 21% during May 2014. Here are few insights about Mobile App development in India and what we expect in the near future.
Statistics clearly show that mobile usage is here to stay and many development companies are strategically planning on how to accept the inundation of mobile app development projects. But the question we need to ask ourselves is how ready are we to handle these ever-growing craving for mobile applications?
Here are few interesting statistics that say a lot about what is trending in the mobile application development market. The Mobile Application Development Platform Market is expected to grow from $1,919.9m in 2014 to $7,151.2 million by the year 2019.
Co-Founder of Vserv, Ashay Padwal says:
“Current trend of Indian mobile apps is due to the increased use of smartphones that syncs with low mobile data tariffs. As a result, many users are having access to the internet via mobile devices. This has become a key driving force for the growth of mobile apps.”
Many customers are obsessed with shopping, news and other personalized apps. By 2017, India is expected to have the highest number of software developers.
A survey from ASSOCHAM claims that mobile development in India is focusing more on the social media and communication arena than others.
As per a research, its Google Play Store based mobile apps that are clearly a winner. Google apps have an upper hand and own 5 out of 7 categories that include mail, GPS, search and other video websites such as Youtube.
Most Downloaded Apps by Indian Users
While What’s app is the most prominent social networking apps, Clash of Clans, Angry birds and others are mostly preferred by people between ages of 18-24. Apart from that, 4.8 billion users worldwide use their cellphones in 2016. 75% of the internet users go online on their mobile phone than desktop computers. In fact, as per a research, smartphones are slowly taking over other default devices used to spend time online.
By 2017, 50% of online transaction will be conducted via mobile application. So get yourself ready.
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Over the past couple of years, usage of Indian mobile app users have changed and increased as well.
Who Are The Audience of Mobile Apps?
There are many variations when it comes to age groups that use mobile applications.
A research conducted by tecks.co.in claims that Android owns the major share of 90% while iPhone app developments in India run around 2%.
With the launch of 4G in India, the usage of smartphones is at its peak and the more is yet to come. As per Economic times, there will be 20 million Mobile app developers in India. Mobile App development is nowhere stopping in the near future and be prepared to expect more.