Mobile App Development Trends to Look For in 2018
Findings of a report from Touch Points -
Adults aged 25 plus use their phone about 264 times a day, including texts and calling. For people aged 15–24, the number is 387 times every day. If average sleeping time for this age group is taken 10 hours, this equates to some sort of Smartphone activity every other minute.
Smartphones have literally taken over the world. Almost everyone who knows what is happening in the world owns a smartphones to not just play, connect and collaborate with their near and dear ones, but also to keep connected with what’s going on around the world. Smartphones — with its share of merits and demerits — have been in limelight since many years. This article covers some of the key Trends Of Mobile Application Development of the coming year. Learn in advance, what is going to share the mobility world.
AMP is redefining the Web App Landscape
Like this year, the year 2018 will see AMP short for accelerated mobile pages dominating the web app landscape. Other than that, Google has also announced that there will be standalone search index for the mobile web. This is a revolutionary step, which actually changes mobile application trends. Google AMP- supported web apps is expected to load super fast and reduce bounce rates. For publishers, the benefit is that it will help them gain increased visibility.
AR and VR will rule
It is predicted that AR and VR will continue to dominate the market. These are already gaining wide popularity for their increased benefits. They are being used across industries and the popularity they are receiving only suggest that they will keep on dominating the market.
Here is a stat defining how popular and important they are
Artificial intelligence is the new NEW!
Many business houses rightfully predicted that AI or short for artificial intelligence will continuously keep on improving the entire marketing landscape. Gartner found that there will be 300% lift in the investment on artificial intelligence in the year 2016 alone, so in 2018 you can very well predict the number to skyrocket. Businesses are understanding in order to rule the competition, stay smart and evolve; AI is the way out.
Cloud driven mobile applications are on the rise
According to a research globally cloud apps is to drive 90% of total mobile data traffic by 2019. Almost all the businesses that run their products and services seriously know how important it is to have cloud services in today’s evolving environment. Mobile applications will continue to be hosted on the cloud and thereby be more secure and improved.
Other important mobile application development trends for the year 2018
- Enterprise and micro apps will keep on advancing
- Enhanced security in application development
- There is an increase in the use of wearable devices
- M-Commerce is becoming extremely popular
- IoT is the talk of the time
- Location-Based Application are on the rise
These are just some of the most important trends that are expected to dominate the application eco system in the year 2018.