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Pros & Cons of Apps and Website: Which is Better Option? 

Gradually, with technological advancement, there has always been a robust impact on different industries. Toady, people lure over smartphone due its wholesome efficiency to connect a business prospect easily. One cannot deny the fact that time requires a change to adopt the current scenario to impair people with ease.

As far app development is concerned, very often the question arises which approach is better Native App or the Web App; Well, native and web apps both offer different implementation options.

Pros & Cons of Apps and Website: 

Generally, In this article we intend to sketch a clear idea and understanding “how native or web apps can prove beneficial to you”. Let's have a clear understanding of mobile website; In general, it's a specialized version of your website that is optimized according to the smart phone or mobile device. As you know, smart phones have small screens and are touch-based, therefore an optimized version give your users a much better browsing experience. Listed below are some pro and cons of Apps:

Pros of Native Apps:

Native apps work with the device’s built-in features, so are easier and perform fast on the device.

Native apps are easily available for download from the  app stores (Google Play and App Store). 

Because these apps have to get the approval of the app store, they are intended for,

Apps assure complete safety and security to users.

Apps works  better for developers.

Cons: 

Native apps tend to be a more expensive proposition to the developer.

The cost of app maintenance and app update is costly, especially if this app supports more than one mobile platform.

Many times the process of getting approval for app takes a long time, resulting to slow success.

If the users of different mobile devices use different versions of the app, then it is difficult for the developer to maintain and offer support.

Understand what a mobile app is? It is a software application that one can download and install on mobile devices. A mobile app is available for anything; for instance, a calendar, a video game, health care app, shopping app, an online bank account manager and a website. Mobile app’s code is specifically written for particular mobile device platform. Hence, iPhone mobile app cannot be accessed on an Android phone and vice versa.

Pros of Web Apps:

Web apps are easier to maintain because the common code base is applicable for multiple mobile platforms.

Web apps can be modified depending upon the requirement.

No approval is required, so the developer does not need to submit their web apps. Hence, it can be released at any time and in any form depending on the developer.

No need to download or update web app on their mobile devices.

Cons:

Depending upon the mobile device’s features, the web app have scope.

Well, web apps, supporting multiple mobile browsers are expensive for developers, as developing and maintaining cost is high

It is unknown, which mobile browsers are used by users, so it's difficult for developers to maintain usage patterns record and provide support for all of them.

The web app is not systematically listed in any app store, so users might face difficulty while searching.

Conclusion: 

In order to select an app development process, the companies and developers require to discover possibility on a case-to-case basis and make a choice considering best solution in terms of app features, budget and development time.

If you are not fully acquainted with the app development process or have any custom requirement, then hiring a next gen Apps Development Company in India is  needed for your business. That app development agency will take all your requirements and give you hassle free services according to your custom requirements.

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I am working as a Digital Marketing manager with leading Mobile and Web Development Company Mobiloitte Technologies Pvt Ltd. I love to share my knowledge and experience which I learned in my digital marketing career. You can visit on blog : http://www.mobiloitte.com/blog/ to find some helpful articles on Apps, Web and Digital marketing.

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