Mobile app development Trends 2017

Mobile App Development Trends 2017

By Sandip Modi on 10 Nov, 2016

According to Statista report, the number of smartphone users globally will reach 4.61 billion by the end of the year 2016 and it is predicted to grow 4.77 billion users in 2017. We have seen the popularity of hybrid applications and battle between iOS and Android app in 2016. If you are looking for new mobile strategy, it’s important to know about the latest mobile development trends for 2017. Read on to find out!

“Total global mobile app revenue is expected to $76.53 billion in 2017”

Here are the mobile application development technologies that we will see in the year 2017:

iOS and Android Security

As far as iOS device security is concerned, they are known for their h2 security. Apple controls the entire software and hardware ecosystem. Additionally, Apple relies on h2 encryption practices throughout its platform. We will see an App Transport Security (ATS) feature in all apps by January 1, 2017. This would fundamentally force all app traffic to run through encrypted HTTPS connections.

If we talk about Android, then Google is going to make a plethora of changes to its mobile OS to enhance security. Hardware backed security functionality is an effective mobile security-related Android update. Android will need to explore additional security functionality, as it will always limited in its capabilities.

Smart Applications For The Smart Devices (IoT apps)

6.4 billion gadgets will be connected worldwide by the end of this year. We will see new applications for smart devices, as we enter 2017. Application for Wearable devices is already increasing in Health & fitness and Entertainment industry. We will see how mobile app development companies develop an application for future electronic appliances. In 2017, Internet of things apps will be very effective to the business marketing strategy of mobile app development companies.

Cross-Platform Mobile Application Development

The demand for cross-platform mobile app development platform (Ionic and PhoneGap) will increase to build hybrid applications in future. Even Google’s Material Design is receiving functionalities to help in building windows phone applications.

Social Networking Apps

In 2016, we have seen the demand for Messengers apps – Facebook, WeChat, and WhatsApp. Businesses find new ways to find out the new audience. Social networking apps help companies enhance brand visibility. In 2017, social networking apps will revolutionize eCommerce and create new challenges for software vendors.

Mobile App Market

The mobile application marketing is hitting over 2 billion apps on Google Play Store and Apple App Store. Apple is already planning to take advantage of apps by selling prime spots and Google is planning to launch analytics to find relevant keywords.

At InheritX, we work with the latest tools and technologies for clients who work in diverse fields with diverse requirements. Therefore, we keep updated on the latest mobile app development trend and work on applications that will remain relevant for the longest time.

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