Wachira Munene
Aug 27, 2018 · 8 min read

Top 11 Trusted Mobile App Developers in ,Nairobi Kenya in 2019

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If your business idea depends on a mobile application,a good mobile app developer is required for it to succeed.In my experience about 75% of your application success depends on the developer who you entrust it with.The first thing that attracts a user to your application is the user interface.You may be offering very good customer service or the best product in your niche but if the user experience of your app is not good it will definitely discourage your customer.

For this reason we have taken our time to list companies that have mastered the skill of developing award-winning and user-friendly apps. Each one of them has a solid foundation of top developers backed up with heart winning strategies and exceptional technical skills.

If you want a more comprehensive list of all the best app developers in nairobi kenya you can refer to this article.


The mobile application company was founded by the brain child of Codesahara(a start up that offers mobile application development courses in kenya).The fact that they have home grown developers and a pool of the best developers to choose from gives them an upper hand when it comes to choosing the best developer for a specific niche.Most of the top kenyan apps have either been developed by kenya app experts or the alumni who graduate from their school.When it comes to pricing they are fair as they outline the criteria they use to get the cost of a mobile application.They have been known to develop sleek android,ios and cross platform mobile applications for any sector.Kenya app experts also provide website development and design solutions.Some of their in house software are worth looking at such as storekenya which was voted as one of the best in startup instabul, 2018.

2.Craft Silicon

The company was started in 1998.They provide banking softwares for sacco and banks.They also specialize in ios mobile app development and have won several awards for best app in this area.They tailor made mobile and web solution will definitely cater for your need.

3.Andela Kenya

For companies looking for permanent developers to join there team this is the place to look.They train developers with the best industry standards,which means you are assured of quality.What separate them from the rest is the fact that there allow you to take the developers on a contract basis which may be good for your company if you are building a mobile app that require regular updates.Website development is also a niche there venture in.

4.Smart web Kenya

Their customer service may as well be what make them such a great company.They started of as a web development company based inat View Park Towers Nairobi kenya.However with the rise of smartphone there saw a need to diversify to ios mobile app development and android mobile app development.Although website development is still their main niche they have great app such as MICRODE CONSULT to showcase.

5.Zoom IT Limited

They have had alot of success when it comes to health and agribusiness mobile app development in kenya .There mobile apps solution is something that stands out from the crowd.

6.Kenya Web Developers

This is a company that also major in webhosting.Its among the few companies that do this in kenya.They are dedicated to serving there customers with the best and quality mobile apps.If you are looking for quality website you should definitely approach them.


They are in the business of building business ready solutions,which is a requirement in this changing times.They provide high end features such as push notifications on topics geo-located notifications.The app developers also do social media integration on your android app which is a must have if you want you mobile application thrive with Seo.

8.Bencro Transition Design

Founded in 2010 there have the experience of age.There mostly deal with android and mobile application which are majorly eccormerce oriented.If you need your mobile solution to be made by people who have been in the industry for a longer time then this is th place you should go to.

9.Poa App

Payment integration is what there know best.Every android and iphone app in kenya these days need atleast to intergrate with one payment platform.Mpesa is the first option as 85% of people use it.If you require in your mobile app,then you don’t have to look elsewhere.Just visit poa app website and there will be waiting to convert your idea into something viable.

10.TrendPro system Limited

The App developers are located near utalii lane in Nairobi,kenya.They are known to provide sleek and beautifully designed mobile applications.They are unique since they always try to provide solutions to our clients that add value to their day to day operations.

11.Code sahara Technologies

If you need a state of art solution then this is your place.This list would be incomplete without mentioning codesahara.When i was doing my research for the best apps their well built website attracted me which made me get curious with what there can offer.It turned out that there might as well be the best in the industry.More like andela there have an online school where they teach their developers from.This makes them have wide pool of developers to choose from when making a mobile app from any niche.

Cost Of Developing A Mobile App In Kenya

Mobile application may have different cost of development.However most companies follow this simple criteria when giving you a quote.This article will give you a guide on how much you should expect to be charged for your mobile application and how you can reduce the amount that an app developer will charge you.

Keep in mind that all company have different criteria they use but these are the ones which most of the mobile app development companies we have listed above use.

  1. The platform for your application: Developing an ios mobile app in kenya is more expensive than developing an equivalent android application.This is due to the fact that we have scarcity of ios app developers(apple developers) in kenya.Maintainance of ios mobile application in kenya is also more expensive since unlike android where you pay 24 dollars the playstore(which is a one time fee) for ios apps you have to pay 99 dollars each year for the app to remain in the app store.However in the recent we have seen the adoption of cross platform mobile application that can significantly reduce the cost of development in you decide you need both an ios and android application for your business.

Mobile Application Development Courses In kenya

You may have approached a mobile development company with a very great idea that you are sure will be the next big thing but they quotation is too high that you cannot afford.

This should not worry for it is so easy to learn how to develop a mobile application and bring you dream to existence.This article will give you a guide on how you can learn how to develop a mobile application in less that 4 months.

  1. Join the codesahara online learning plaltform:Codesahara is one of the best platform where you can learn how to write good mobile application which follow the industry standard.The good thing about it is that it is free and very interactive.This is the best platform that offers mobile application development courses in kenya for people who don’t know anything about mobile application development since one s given a step by step guide.


Deciding to make a mobile app for your product may be the greatest investment.However this may not be the greatest challenge of all.The challenge is choosing the right developer for your work.If you go with one of this developers we have listed am sure you will not go wrong.

However make an effort to vet some of them and try to do a little research as they will either be your downfall all your greatest asset.

Read more of our blogs on best mobile app developers in kenya in 2018 here.

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