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Top mobile app development trends predicted for 2018

Nowadays, many new and advanced technologies are grooming at an astounding rate and also attracting people like never before. In fact, 2018 marks the 10th anniversary of both the Android market and the Apple app store.

Varun Bhagat
17th Oct 2018
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Mobile App Development Trends
Mobile App Development Trends


However, many innovative trends were evolved in 2017 but some of them failed to hit the market. This is the reason why people are expecting a surge of trends that would surely change the game again and benefit the market.

In this blog, we will discuss some important mobile app development trends that are predicted for 2018. This would take businesses to the new level and help business owners in achieving high success for their businesses.


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1) Use of mobile wallet

Mobile wallet which means wallet in the form of apps is bound to increase in future. The main reason for increasing demand for these apps is due to its high security. Developers will go to have a higher demand for building mobile wallets. In fact, a lot of banks are connected with mobile payment technologies which have proved to be a successful investment for online mobile banking. So, customers can now do everyday financial transactions at an ease. Paytm wallet, Apple Pay etc. have made it possible and becoming more mainstream.

2) On-demand apps

On-demand apps have their own importance and are one of the top app development trends for the upcoming year. As we can see apps like Just eat and Uber became very popular last year, so people expect this kind of apps more in future. On-demand apps actually make our life easier and these apps can be utilized anywhere and anytime.

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3) Internet of things

It is one of the strong trends that will gain the attention of maximum users in 2018. This technology operates with smart bulbs, radiators, wearable tech, home surround sound systems, and speakers. The growing adoption of wearable technology is a reflection of how people begin to receive new technological trends. Soon, technology will become one of the new fashion standards. This indicates that there is a strong demand for this trend and this has a direct impact on the mobile application development services market since many of the IoT devices are controlled by you and your smartphones.

Also read: Top 8 Emerging IoT Technologies

4) Cloud-based apps

Cloud-based apps are one of the most popular predicted trends for 2018. It will solve the problem of storing data internally. One major flaw that every dedicated smartphone user face by installing an abundance of mobile apps is the storage space. This is a growing problem but 2018 could be a good solution to curb this problem. Cloud-based apps will move internal storage to cloud-based storage due to which smartphone users don't need to worry about further storage space issues within their mobiles.

5) Facial recognition technology

Face I.D is a good trend when it comes to mobile security. Through facial detection, you can secure your personal data present in the mobile. In fact, Apple has found the facial recognition technology very efficient as they have changed the way in which people interact with their devices. Now, they are using this system as a form of security identity. As we move on, we will see other competing businesses looking to also capitalize on the success of this trend.  

The future certainly looks brighter, better and bolder with these revolutionary technologies that dominate even more the mobile application development market. 2018 will not only see rapid growth in the development of mobile applications, but it will also mark the entry of the most innovative applications that will make people even more addicted to their smartphones. 
PixelCrayons is counted among reputed Mobile App development companies in India due to following USPs:

1. Comprehensive Requirement Analysis 

2. Well Designed Mobile App 

3. Cross-device Functionality 

4. High Performance & Speed 

5. Advanced Security & Scalability 

6. Source Code Security

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Varun Bhagat
Varun Bhagat is a technology geek and works with PixelCrayons as a Sr. Technology Consultant. He possesses in-depth knowledge of different web development technology and helps our clients to choose the best technology as per their needs.

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