The year' 2018 has been epic in terms of technology advancements released where it has witnessed just over 27 billion downloads, which is year over year growth of approximately 11%. However, not only in 2018 but for the past several years, mobile apps have been changing our lives from booking taxi services app to ordering food or hiring an electrician from a nearby area. Therefore, mobile apps have transformed the way we do our daily tasks, whether it is personal or professional, with the increased demand in the market, mobile apps serve to be a significant opportunity for businesses. Besides, as per the recent survey from Statista, mobile application supposed to generate approx. $189 billion US dollars in revenue by 2020. Even as per the App Annie, consumers supposed to spend $120 billion in mobile app stores, and in 2019, the spending figure is supposed to be fives time in the rate of the global economy.
· Global app downloads reached almost 194 billion in 2018, so it is 35% higher from 2016.
· Social or communications apps account for 50% of time spent on apps where the time spent on apps has also increased by 45% from 2016 to 2018.
· Retailers are making process with the help of mobile apps.
· 720 billion hours spending globally in social communication apps in 2018, which is increased’ by 30% from 2016.
· Shopping app like eBay, MercadoLibre, and shop have touched 1 billion downloads.
Thus, the mobile app development industry is the fastest extending industry, where there isn’t showing any sign of slowing down in the future. So, looking at the new inventions and technological advancement in-app industry, it is essential to give sight into the mobile app development of 2019.
2018 marked the entrance of 5G wireless, and in 2019 it is supposed to spread across the globe, where 5G is 100 times faster than 4G and also has a potential to bring a change in the current mobile application world. Therefore, the apps which used to take 5-10 minutes for downloading, currently with the help of 5G will be installed within few seconds, so it doesn’t matter how complex the mobile app is 5G will help the app to perform seamlessly while providing enhanced functionality and security. However, industries are ready to adopt 5G for instance; mobile companies like Verizon and Samsung are planning to launch devices with 5G capable chips in 2019. Therefore, when it comes to your mobile app development, it is essential to consider devices features and network requirements to ensure that the app works flawlessly to meet the users’ expectations.
Artificial Intelligence and Machine Learning
Artificial intelligence and Machine learning marked their legs into the mobile application industry where AI is the area of computer science, which mainly emphasize designing of intelligence machines which work and react just like humans. So, given technology made itself evident in the form of Chabot’s where, on another end, Siri is a mixture of Artificial intelligence and machine learning, which has become an essential part of mobile app innovations. Hence, in the coming years, the benefits of both these technologies will not only limit till chatbots and Siri because there are various companies like Google, Microsoft, but IBM and Oracle are massively investing in AI technology. In fact, on the other end, Oracle will be using machine learning to develop their apps, analytics, data integrations, systems, and identity management autonomously, and so on. However, as per the report from International Data Corporation more, 75% of workers who are using Enterprise resource planning (ERP) solution will now take advantages from Artificial Intelligence to expand their proficiency into the workplace which means Artificial Intelligence and machine learning are going to transform the entire mobile application industry.
Block chain Technology
Blockchain technology has created a most significant impact on the market form the past few years where the advanced technology enables the business to create tamper-proof records across various computers, and it also gives the ability for tracking their transactions with greater a confidence and security. As a matter of fact, Blockchain technology has entered in 2019 and even expected to reach $20 billion marks by 2024. So, you should understand that technology will be more widely adopted by app development companies, charities, and financial organizations.
On-demand mobile application economy is a huge economy, which is known as the sharing economy’ as it fulfills users demand on an instant basis by allowing access to opted services. Initially, the on-demand business model was an unavoidable bubble in the world of mobile apps, but now it has become the future of service industry, so irrespective of the size of businesses all the mobile app services providers company has embraced on-demand apps solution to make their business future proof. According to the recent survey, 86.5 million Americans, which means 42% of the adult population using at least one of the on-demand economy service app. Thus, with the help of this figure, we can say that on-demand technology will not fade anytime sooner, as it will allow enterprises to develop an on-demand solution to provide quick access to services and goods.
Augmented reality is one of the growing technologies that are changing the way how people are buying their products. So, as per the report from Digi-capital, augmented reality is supposed to make $150 billion in revenue by 2020. Nevertheless, Google and Apple have released a new AR demo, which shows that the AR will soon be a game changer in the upcoming years. So, apart from the social media platforms’ like Snapchat and Instagram have already used given technology to launch their augmented reality filters by allowing users to turn a human face into numerous funny digital characters.
So, for wrapping up Mobile app development trends are transforming the entire mobile app industry along with that it is also helping the business to get an idea of which latest technology they should adopt for building a mobile application. Hence, integrating these latest trends into your mobile app will not only provide a seamless shopping experience, but it will also help you to create success stories from your business in the upcoming years.