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How iOS turns out be more favourable mobile platform to generate better revenue for startups?

How iOS turns out be more favourable mobile platform to generate better revenue for startups?

Wednesday October 24, 2018,

4 min Read

iOS a launchpad for Startups
iOS a launchpad for Startups

Why is iOS a better platform for app startups?

iOS is a mobile OS which is created by Apple Inc. for iPhone, iPad, and iPod. Updates for iOS are released on iTunes software and since iOS 5 via over-the-air software updates. With the declaration of iOS 5 on June 6, 2011, a USB connection to iTunes was no longer needed to activate iOS devices, data synchronization can happen automatically and wirelessly through Apple's iCloud. Then new iOS releases are announced yearly during the Apple Worldwide Developers Conference (WWDC) and are generally released in September of the same year, normally concurring with the arrival of new iPhone models. The present stable release, iOS 12.0.1 was released on October 8, 2018.

The iOS vs. Android debate is one that has existed for quite a long time in the software product improvement networks. In fact, Instagram, a standout among-st the most well known online networking applications, propelled on an Android year and a half in the wake of showing up on apple store. Other well-known brands like Nike still don't have a mobile application on the Android stage. All in all, what improves iOS a stage for application of new companies than android?

1. A Secure Marketplace:-

They have a highly secure commercial center, with firm guidelines, directions, and quality control techniques. These strict practices give a more favorable and stable condition for designers. It additionally gives them the rule to pursue outlining, programming, and marketing.

2. Safety:-

In any case, on the issue of security, Apple has set additional security on its stage. Apple also has an exceptionally strict process for its applications. Many applications handle delicate data of clients and in that capacity should be shielded from hacking and other destructive exercises.

3. Better user experience:-

Apple gives an amazing knowledge to its clients with its expanding technology developments. It places user experience at the forefront of everything it does from hardware design to OS to its marketplace services.  In addition to the fact that it attracts clients, developers prefer their interesting and unique system.

4. Specialization for App Development:-

Experts have connected the effectiveness and productivity of those Apple applications to the highly particular nature of iPhone app development. Building an application for Apple implies ensuring that it works efficiently on just two major gadgets, iPhone's and iPad's.

5. Loyal Audience:-

Android is a larger platform with a more extensive reach to the people but its users are less active and loyal. Apple clients are known for their loyalty to the brand. They are very unlikely to switch to Android or different platforms.

6. Compatibility:-

Android supports a countless number of gadgets while Apple devices are unique and complement to other devices. Apple's OS is a closed source and as such cannot be altered by any individual user. Android’s OS, be that as it may, can be modified by portable devices. Apple controls its core software totally, and this gives it the opportunity to improve its functionalities, increase its storage space and processor speed.

7. Unmatched Security:-              

iOS is a robust platform for programmers that deliver a protected and safe application for the marketplace with adherence rules and regulations and quality control techniques. For its development for new startups, the developers experience a more helpful and stable condition that ultimately delivers higher returns for the organization.             

8. Revenue Model:-

Apple has a more effective app monetization options to compared android devices. Profiting is an important factor for most app development companies. Android is an open platform and as a result, most of their application is free with advertisements to give income. On the other hand, Apple is a proprietary platform with more benefits to paid applications. Most of the apps of the iPhone application store are either paid or freemium

9. Demographics of the users:-

 Apple devices are used by only niche class of any society. Android clients although huge in number have a lesser purchasing power. iPhone users can afford and are willing to spend on innovative application to satisfy their wide range of needs. Alongside the higher revenue, Apple applications usually see a higher number of active users and a higher early adoption for innovative app concepts.


Apple encourages its developers by generating more income. Actually, the study shows that Apple produces 85% more income for their developers than Android. At the same time, when you compare the quality of applications on Apple and Android, clearly Apple has a better quality of applications even though Android has a higher number of applications. As a result, app startups are encouraged by specialists to launch their products on Apple first in view of its higher quality benchmark. After a couple updates and feedback from users, they can simply ahead and roll out an Android version.