Are you wondering what is new in mobile apps this year? Every year there are some new and interesting updates and 2019 seems no different. The demands from clients for mobile apps is that they want innovation in the development of their apps. Trends come and go but some have been quite consistent over these years. Here are some mobile app development trends you need to have an eye for in 2019. If you are among the top mobile app development company in India you must embrace these trends and skyrocket your business with these technologies.
Everyone in the IT world or working as a professional must have used or are still using Dropbox, Evernote, Google Notes. All these apps are hosted on the cloud allowing them to access their data personal or professional anytime. When these apps were launched there was no guarantee of privacy or security of the data, but over the years it has changed and is in much control now. Integrating Cloud with mobile apps going to be among the hottest trends for mobile application development this year.
Machine Learning & Artificial Intelligence
We saw that in 2018 ML (Machine Learning) hyped after MLCore Library was announced, which gave the iOS developers an easy built-in way to add this new technology in their apps. It is just the beginning of 2019 and AI (Artificial Intelligence) has secured its place in mobile apps. AI will continue to have a higher hold than other technologies. Despite being there for a long time, there are still many areas that have not been explored, which app developers can explore this year adding advantage to their business. AI has made this evident through Chatbots. Businesses have started coupling AI with ML apps. You will see an increasing demand for ML & AI in 2019 for virtual assistant & chatbots.
We have been hearing that chatbots replacing mobile apps in 2018. We have already seen them popping on websites for some years now, but chatbots have already made their way to the mobile apps. According to a report by Statista Chatbot market is expected to grow to 1250 million US Dollars by 2025. Soon you will see them more in apps as virtual assistants than the previous year. With the advancements in AI integrating chatbots with apps is much easier without any complex coding.
Instant apps have been in the market since 2016. These apps are smaller in size, user-friendly, and very convenient for one reason because these apps don’t need to be downloaded. It goes with the name Instant app, where users can access it without downloading it. There have been demands of less load time, & enhanced user experience, you will see that in 2019 the Android instant apps will be the trend, where no time goes for the downloading.
Mobile App Security on the Top
For the developers, app security will top among all trends. Companies store a large amount of user data, companies growth, 3rd Party SDK and info of billions of users has become a security concern for all the mobile app developers. There is a growing trend of encrypted apps for protecting the users’ privacy and protecting user data. Every year we have seen some advancements in mobile security and this year we expect to see some advancements in the same.
No Code/ Low Code Platforms
Low code platforms come way back from 2011, but in 2019 you will see an increase in its implementation and popularity. According to Forrester & Gartner the low code market is expected to grow over $10 Billion in 2019. Where 29% are already using low code 43% are interested in working with the low code provider. And by 2020 you can expect 50% of business apps to be created with low-code.
The benefit of using low code is that it brings IT & business together and enables rapid, iterative and collaborative development & changes. It has numerous high-efficient tools that make it the first choice for most of the businesses.
Accelerated Mobile Pages
Loading time is still very crucial and important for mobile app users. To improve this Google has introduced AMP “Accelerate Mobile Pages”. It is an open source project started with an objective to improve the mobile browsing experience of the user. Such pages can be easily identified on Google as they have been marked.
In 2019 we will see publishers, developers & businesses considering this solution not only because it improves the browsing experience but is also beneficial for SEO. AMP sites get higher ranking on Google. It is also cheaper to develop and maintain than native & hybrid apps.
Increase in demand for Wearable Apps
According to research, the wearable market will be worth $25 Billion in 2019. You will see approximately 245 million wearable devices sold in 2019. With an increase in demand for wearable devices, this industry is going to boom in 2019. There is an increase in the market for the players in the mobile industry, the wearable apps open doors to new opportunities. Besides fitness gadgets & smartwatches, there is more to see in the wearable devices this year.
IoT gets Smarter
IoT has already made its way through different industries. Industries like education, e-commerce, etc will be capitalizing on IoT this year. As per a survey, the Global IoT market is expected to reach USD457 billion by 2020. With the need to be able to control their daily activities users also wish to be able to control their devices like lights, speakers, the demand of IoT is deemed to increase.
Overall you will see many trends flowing in the mobile app industry this year. They will define the upcoming market and shape the future of web & mobile apps. This is yet the beginning and we expect to see more trends and changes in this sector. Embracing mobile trends will help your business flourish and will allow you to give the best to your clients. The clients today will demand only the best and the latest trend in the market.