Users prefer using smartphones and spend most of the time surfing through different applications in their devices, eventually increasing the demand for mobile apps.
The desktop applications have their own advantages and help to represent your brand in the SERP. But when it comes to user engagement and conversion rates, then mobile apps are a better option. The companies like Apple and Google always on a verge to innovate smartphones and launch new products rapidly, therefore, to keep up with all the high-quality and sophisticated mobile phones, the mobile app development should make changes accordingly to the current market situations.
The companies who do not update themselves according to new market trends and technologies might have difficulty in sustaining for a long time in the industry. Here are the top trends that will transform the face of mobile application development in 2020.
Integrating the latest technologies in mobile applications will increase the size of the applications, and many users might not be able to download the app because of not having enough memory space.
Therefore, cloud-based applications are base for any highly-sophisticated and latest technology-induced applications. The app uses the cloud as the storage and reduces the burden for the users. The most popular cloud-based applications are Gmail, Dropbox and Facebook.
Virtual Reality and Augmented Reality
The AR and VR are going to dominate the mobile application development in 2020 and have a bright future in a long-run as well. The Augmented Reality is creating objects or environment in the real-world, and Virtual reality is completely shutting down the real world and experiencing an alternative reality.
The Snapchat filters and Pokemon Go can be examples of the AR and the application that uses VR are Google Expeditions and Google Earth VR and many more. Therefore, using AR and VR, several sophisticated and high-quality applications can be invented. They are especially useful for the health care sector.
Artificial Intelligence and Machine Learning
The Artificial Intelligence (AI) and Machine Learning (ML) are not going anywhere in the nearest future, and they both are widely used technologies in any industries even in the mobile application development industry as well. They are commonly used in many mobile applications for chatbots face recognitions and text predictions and many more.
Internet of Things (IoT)
The internet of things is gaining massive popularity among businesses in 2020. The introduction of smart home devices and smart portable devices has encouraged companies to develop and launch IoT- based application to control and access those devices.
Other than being a connection to smart devices, some of the revolutionary IoT applications are IoT sensors, tracking and monitoring, data analytics and enterprise management and so on.
In conclusion, the latest technologies are needed to be implemented in mobile applications so that they can keep up with the needs of the market. As they say, modern problems require modern solutions. Apart from the list mentioned above, more technologies are trending in the year 2020 in mobile application development and here are some of them
- Instant Applications
- 5G Technology
- Big Data
- Blockchain Technology
- Beacon Technology
Monish Sinthala is the co-founder and CEO of one of the top-rated mobile application development companies in Chennai, Pyramidion Solutions. The company offers solutions for mobile app development, web development, UI/UX design services, enterprise solutions, AR/VR, blockchain development and so on.