The year 2017 was phenomenal for mobile app development sector, and 2018 is expected to be another promising year. Without any doubt, mobile apps are highly in demand, and businesses are relying on this channel to simply boost existing revenue and sales, by keeping up with the customer demands. 2017 has raised the bar for the mobile app, from being just an optional investment to become an utmost necessity.
Technology continues to grow each day, and mobile app development trends change a lot. Predicting the mobile app development and design trends can be challenging, but challenges are meant to be conquered. So, it is predicted that in 2018 we will see the continuing emergence of new, cutting-edge techniques and tools, along with growth in the traditional approaches and technologies.
Sounds interesting? So, without wasting much time, let us check out the app development and design trends that are expected to boom in 2018.
• Expect More Wearable Apps To Hit The Market
Internet of things and Wearable apps are already very much there and are being used extensively by the people. More of wearable apps are expected to hit the market in 2018. It is predicted that 2018 will be the year of wearable apps. There are plenty of examples that will show how fast these apps are growing in the form of smart watches, fitness-bands, smart glasses and much more. We would be experiencing many new wearable gadgets and apps in the coming year.
• Augmented Reality And Virtual Reality In The Spotlight
Augmented reality and Virtual reality technologies have been quite sensational this year and will surely persist to be in the coming year. If you are aware of the prevailing market trends, then AR and VR would be nothing new to you. Augmented reality would not remain limited to gaming industry; we will be witnessing AR in many other fields. Augmented and virtual realities are already getting a positive response and soon they will be the primary focus of mobile app developers.
• Accelerated Mobile Pages On The Move
It is predicted that the accelerated mobile pages will surely impact the mobile app development in the coming year. The increased speed of loading pages will surely reduce the bounce rate, which will help in increasing visitors, page ranking, ad visibility, easy content replacement, and much more. Users usually expect the mobile pages to load within less time, and failure to load these pages increases the bounce rate, this issue will be sorted with the introduction of accelerated mobile pages.
Accelerated Mobile Pages will help the apps to load more quickly on all mobile devices, reducing the bounce rate. Thus, accelerated mobile pages will be experienced in the coming year.
• Artificial Intelligence On The Rise
Artificial intelligence is reaching a mainstream. It has numerous uses on a handheld device. AI will be one of the common denominators connecting all other technologies, in the coming year. It is predicted that AI will continue to be at the top of the hype circle in 2018. Artificial intelligence is already very much present, and is gradually making its place in the market, and it is expected that by the next year it would be a hot topic for the developers.
• Get Ready To See More Of On-Demand Apps
On-demand apps are very much popular these days, and are expected to remain in demand, in the coming year. Various companies have changed the face of on-demand services. Slowly but surely, many more businesses would be releasing their on-demand apps, promising prompt and reliable service. In 2018, we can expect these apps to grow and cover more industries. People are turning towards these mobile apps to quickly avail different services, and more and more people will be actively using these apps, and these apps would be an active part of 2018.
• App Security In Focus
Although security has always remained an important concern for the developers, but it is expected that in 2018 app security will be more in focus. It is true that the apps with built-in security features can make a large difference in the app space, and it is expected that, developers will ensure that every app design will come with a safety guarantee. Developers are expected to work on a new programming language, which will help them to offer more secure apps. Thus, security would be considered as a major concern, and there would be seen some highly sensitive and authentic measures, in order to serve ever growing needs for app security.
The above-mentioned are the trends expected to boom in 2018. Keeping these trends in mind, businesses can effectively reach out the users, by serving them what exactly they want. So, if you are also planning to enter the app market in 2018, rock the app world with an app developed considering these trends. Hopefully, this blog would help you to get a better insight of the trends that will dominate 2018.
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