List of the Best Mobile App Developers
OpenXcellHire the Best Mobile App Developers
OpenXcell is a leading mobile app development company in USA & India, known for delivering innovative & engaging mobile app solutions. The company is regarded as one of the top app development companies in app development thanks to its talented team of mobile app developers & designers. Hire the best develo ... read more about OpenXcell"The developing team at OpenXcell has always surprised us with some unique features"Blake Ford, Founder at Faldax Crypto Exchange< $25/hr250 - 9992009United States, India
UtilityAward Winning Mobile Design & Development Agency
Utility specializes in crafting custom Android and iOS mobile application development as well as engaging web solutions. They have a robust partnership with Fortune 500 brands, and the company has a team of experienced mobile app developers, digital marketers, UX designers, and software engineers led by professional le ... read more about Utility"Utility make everything easy for us, and delivered at super high quality!"Erica Ravich White, Account Executive at Clarity Staffing$150 - $199/hr50 - 2492013United States, Canada
CubixAward Winning Software Development Company
Cubix is a top software, game, and mobile app development company serving clients in the US and worldwide. Their Android and iOS app development teams have more than 12 years of experience, making them experts in developing, customizing, and integrating complex enterprise-level solutions, business intelligence analytic ... read more about Cubix"Cubix is the place to build your game"Madi, Volunteer at Red Cross Food Pantry$25 - $49/hr50 - 2492008United States, UAE
GeniuseeMobile App Development & Software Development
Geniusee is an AWS-recognised custom software development company that delivers tech solutions for huge market players, as well as for midsize businesses and startups. We are a certified AWS Consulting and AWS Advanced Tier Service Partner with AWS Lambda Service Delivery Designation and AWS Education Services Competen ... read more about Geniusee"Web & Mobile App Dev for Student Accommodation Platform. "Will Jun, Director of Technology at Student.com$25 - $49/hr50 - 2492017United States, Poland
RipenAppsDeveloping Above Excellence
RipenApps is a top-reviewed & globally renowned mobile app development company that provides consultancy, web & app development services to multi-level businesses, right from Entrepreneurs/Startups to Enterprise Businesses. We are expert-led digital solution providers that empower startups, businesses, ... read more about RipenApps"They were able to implement and work on a really complex project requirement."Sushant Shukla, Chief Product Officer at Examarly< $25/hr50 - 2492017India, UAE
EmerlineCustom software development company
Emerline provides full-cycle software engineering services for companies worldwide and operates as a Strategic Technology Partner for a number of established companies and startups based in the USA and Europe. Our mission as a technology partner is to take over full responsibi ... read more about Emerline$50 - $99/hr250 - 9992011United States, Lithuania
Zco CorporationA Versatile Custom Software Developer
Zco Corporation has distinguished itself as one of the best software development companies in the United States. They provide their clients a full range of mobile app development solutions, including custom mobile apps, games, enterprise software, 3D animation, and augmented and virtual reality applications. From start ... read more about Zco Corporation"Great team to work with! ZCO was amazing. Randy, Praveen and the team were great to work with!"Megan Gannon$25 - $49/hr250 - 9991989United States
IdealogicCustom software development for startups
Idealogic is a custom application development firm focusing on app development and blockchain. They have over six years of experience developing mobile app solutions, which makes them experts in iOS and Android application development and custom blockchain-based dApps development. Their team of developers can create ro ... read more about Idealogic"Amazing experience! The level of support, communication and quality of development. "Dan Jensen, Founder at Revolve Games$25 - $49/hr50 - 2492016Poland, Canada
QuytechMobile App/AI/Game/Blockchain Development Company
Quytech is a trusted Mobile app, AI/ML, Blockchain, and Game development company with over 10 years of experience that helps startups to take their first step in the right direction. We leverage the latest technology to shape your mobile app idea into reality. Our developed applications are appreciated f ... read more about Quytech"Choose the right partner for your project!"Daniel Kauth, Founder and CEO at LOCO tables Ltd liab Co< $25/hr50 - 2492010India, United States
Attract GroupSoftware development & IT consultancy group
Attract Group is a great team of driven IT Professionals. We provide excellent web, mobile & custom solutions for your business along with IT Consulting. You get superb service and user experience since our team cares about Attract Group’s reputation and brand. Our office is located in Ukra ... read more about Attract Group"Best web development firm for a web application."Sebastiaan Scholten, Co-Founder at at Workwize$25 - $49/hr50 - 2492011United States, Netherlands
NMG TechnologiesTransforming Startups into Industry Leaders
NMG Technologies is one of the top mobile app development companies in India providing full-services in web & mobile development for the past 8 years. Our expert team of Indian mobile app developers and talented marketers helps you design and market your mobile app. - We've built successful startup b ... read more about NMG Technologies"Wordpress and PHp upgrade"Keith Barrett, Managing Director at Search South$25 - $49/hr10 - 492008United States, India
SnotorDelivering results. Efficiently and effectively
Snotor provides a full range of custom software development services, with a focus on web development in FinTech and E-commerce industries. With 14 years of experience and 400+ projects delivered, we have already helped companies across industries conduct their digital shift. Headquartered in Riga, Latvia, we are po ... read more about Snotor"They are very skilled and dedicated, and always have their own propositions for improving the app"Maryna Ruban, СОО at Luxeo.Team$25 - $49/hr50 - 2492007Latvia, Ukraine
Steelkiwi by GlobaldevCrafting web & mobile solutions for your business
SteelKiwi Development was founded in 2011 as a web development company. We entered the mobile development market in 2012. Ranked as one of the top application development companies internationally, we’re pleased to serve customers from all over the world. We provide end-to-end Android app development services; ... read more about Steelkiwi by Globaldev"Professional team with creative approach"Nikola Ninkovi, Senior Manager Product Marketing at Merck Group$25 - $49/hr50 - 2492011Ukraine, United States
SovTechBusiness Software. Sorted.
SovTech is the leading software and mobile app development company in the UK, delivering innovative development and digital transformation services to businesses across the globe. With a team of experts in fields ranging from mobile app design to artificial intelligence, SovTech helps businesses scale by building world ... read more about SovTech"I have enjoyed my project with Sovtech and appreciate every bit of it. "Abel McErick, Managing Director at at Votex Systems.$25 - $49/hr250 - 9992012South Africa, United Kingdom
Neebal TechnologiesMaking Possibilities Real
A mobile technology solutions provider has delivered top-of-the-line solutions across Agro, Pharma, and BFSI verticals. With a focus on mobile app development, Neebal aims to provide services for API Integration, RPA, and advanced mobility with Hyperautomation. They have received the Deloitte Technology Fast 500 Award ... read more about Neebal Technologies"Customer Centric and Reliable Vendor"Rohit More$25 - $49/hr50 - 2492010United States, India
Next Big Technology(NBT)Best Web & Mobile App Development Company
Next Big Technology (NBT) is a premium Web & App Development firm established in 2009. NBT always uses the latest technologies for Website & Mobile App development. As an applications development company, we know how to build websites and apps that utilize proper design and programming to build products that ... read more about Next Big Technology(NBT)"Most cooperative staff ever"Kshitij Goswami, Chief Operating Officer at CaptIn Fintech Pvt. Ltd< $25/hr50 - 2492009India, Australia
AnadeaSmart Software Solutions for Business and Life.
Anadea Inc. is a full-stack custom software development company with development centers in Ukraine, Belarus and Spain. Provides services on design and development of web and mobile solutions for real estate, healthcare, education and other industries."Everyone was able to think logically, offer great suggestions and maintain professionalism."Chunge Wang, President at NDA$50 - $99/hr50 - 2492000Spain, United States
MobileCoderz TechnologiesAndroid | iOS | React Native | Web Apps
MobileCoderz is a leading Digital Transformation Company with years of expertise in mobile app development, website development, UI/UX design, eCommerce development, etc. We have specialization in developing fully-customized IT solutions for the unique needs and preferences of businesses. Over the years, we have succes ... read more about MobileCoderz Technologies"No regrets – We hired the best team!!"Paul Badawi, Commercial Pricing at at Zellis< $25/hr50 - 2492015India, United States
KPIS pvt ltdOne-Stop Solution To Your Dream Project
KPIS Pvt Ltd. is a web development, Mobile App and and has been established since 2015. We at KPIS are on a mission to help small and medium size business to have an online presence by which they end up visible to their intended audience group and execute your business thought to the real world, by making your site, w ... read more about KPIS pvt ltd"Reliable Partnership"Karan Anand, Co-Founder & CEO at Mojo Digitech LimitedNA10 - 492015India, United States
Sunrise IntegrationHelping You Compete in Today's App-connected World
Sunrise Integration has 20 years of experience as an Android and iOS app development company with a deep focus on eCommerce, logistics, SaaS software, and more. Besides mobile app development, they also specialize in API integrations and software product development, delivering flawless and quality services & produ ... read more about Sunrise Integration$150 - $199/hr10 - 491999United States, UAE
Taazaa Incfresh thinking engineered
Taaza is a USA-based iOS and Android mobile app development company with over 13 years of experience with 100+ projects successfully completed. They recommend unique and out-of-the-box ideas that enable organizations to implement digital transformation. Their talented pool of designers, developers, and QA convert ideas ... read more about Taazaa Inc"Taazaa went about and beyond our expectations for our transportation software."Kate Duff, Sales Development Representative at Tobi Cloud$50 - $99/hr50 - 2492007United States, United Kingdom
axiusSoftwareAward Winning Mobile APP Development Company
Incorporated in 2013, axiusSoftware is an Award Winning, ISO 9001 & 27001 certified Mobile APP and Software Development Company. We offer digital solutions to startups as well as to small, medium and large enterprises across 15+ countries. With 97% repeat business, we aim to Build Long-Term, Value Centric Relati ... read more about axiusSoftware"We would recommend axiusSoftware to any company that is looking for a software development partner"Michael Pennington - One World Cover< $25/hr50 - 2492013China, India
App Maisters IncAward Winning Software Development Company
App Maisters Inc. is recognized as one of the Top Digital Solutions Providers in United States. Bringing Digital Transformation and Solutions to Startups, Enterprises & Government Agencies, App Maisters offers a wide array of business solutions to ensure clients achieve Sustainable Competitive Advantage using our e ... read more about App Maisters Inc"Great Work. Professional Project Managers. Highly Recommended"Aniqua Tabassum, Human Resources Secretary at BRAC University Leadership Development Forum$50 - $99/hr50 - 2492014United States, Malaysia
CMOLDS is a top-ranked San Francisco mobile app development company focusing on iPhone, iPad, and Android applications. Contact us now to discuss your project needs. A leading mobile app design and development company in the US for startups, B2B companies, and individual clients looking for customized iOS, Android, and ... read more about CMOLDS"They have a capable team that keep an open communication"Muhammad Naqash Butt, Product Manager at Kitco Metals Inc.$100 - $149/hr50 - 2492017United States, Canada
DevlightCreating apps that are valued
Devlight is a mobile app development company which operate since 2016 and create world-class apps for industry leaders. Today, we work with Forbes's Top 100 companies and build digital category leaders. With over than 7Y of mobile apps development experience, 35M of apps installs ... read more about Devlight"Devlight has demonstrated high levels of motivation, responsibility, and proficiency in mobile development."Anonymous , CEO at Digital Design & Custom Development Co$25 - $49/hr50 - 2492016Ukraine, United Kingdom
SolveIt100% Focused on Apps for Startups and SMB 🚀
We launch mobile and web apps for startups and SMEs since 2016 🚀 Not only do we create outstanding apps, but build long-term relationship with our clients which is proven by 100% CSAT and 5 star rating on Clutch. At SolveIt, we build modern apps that help achieve business goals while engaging users. ... read more about SolveIt"Amazing team, the great quality of work."Ника Лазарева$25 - $49/hr50 - 2492016Poland, Canada
BrancoSoft Private LimitedBest Mobile App Development Agency
BrancoSoft is an established Web, mobile & software development company with an enviable & proven track record engaged in providing application development services, technology consulting, and IT outsourcing solutions to clients worldwide. Started in 2011 as Thoughtwaver IT Solution is a software devel ... read more about BrancoSoft Private Limited"They are reliable, efficient, affordable, and trustworthy."Victoria White, Director of Conversation Design at University of Southern California< $25/hr50 - 2492015India, UAE
Trigma is a leading IT service provider and consulting company, enabling businesses to devise and execute their modernization strategy to improve their IT structure and efficiency. We are an established provider of services like Custom software development, Web and Mobile Application development ... read more about Trigma"Bubble.io - Web-based workflow management tool"Baldev Singh, Flutter developer at Webastral Infotech< $25/hr50 - 2492008India, Canada
TechGropse Pvt. Ltd.You Think..We Deliver..!
TechGropse has a strong team of skilled IT professionals who are well-versed in building native apps across all niches. They also build cost-effective hybrid and cross-platform apps optimized for running on different platforms and multiple devices. Techgropse has worked with several clients across the US, UK, and UAE"Very Knowledgeable Team and were Easy to Grasp the Idea"Hashem Jameel, Co-Founder at Walk Challenge Entertainment Company< $25/hr50 - 2492015India, United States
AppsChopper, a Webby Central LLC enterprise, is a leading mobile app design and app development company in New York, Walpole, and Boston. Established in 2011, we specialize in creating scalable native and hybrid apps that run across platforms like iOS & Android platforms to fulfill unique client requirements. ... read more about AppsChopper"A well-experienced development team with the in-depth latest technological knowledge."Eric Higgins, Marketing Analyst at American Logistics$50 - $99/hr50 - 2492011United States
Fluper Ltd.Top Mobile App Design and Development Company USA
Fluper LTD is a company that develops Android & iOS applications and aims to provide the most affordable mobile app development services to Individuals, Startups, SMEs, and Enterprises. They have delivered 150+ apps in 4 years and have helped dozens of companies reach their full potential by providing sound technic ... read more about Fluper Ltd."Fluper is a master of innovative app development solutions. Doing such a great work."Dorothy Jackson, Head Of Marketing at Droppath< $25/hr50 - 2492013UAE, United States
Konstant InfosolutionsINNOVATIVE MOBILE & WEB SOLUTIONS
We are an award-winning web and mobile app development company delivering the best-in-class solutions. This top mobile app development company has been successful in garnering the attention of supreme brands like NASSCOM, Scholastic, Seconds, Citrix, Rawbank, Nestle and more. We are one of the leading Android app devel ... read more about Konstant Infosolutions"Great Service, they are highly expertise with their skills!"Bol Cholcham Wurok, startup Director at AfroMbira< $25/hr50 - 2492003United States, India
MobulousAdvanced | Robust | Secured Mobile and Web Apps
With over 250+ apps developed and successfully deployed in app stores, we are the pioneers in mobile app development with expertise in iPhone app development and Android app development. Mobulous Technologies is a key player in the domain of mobile app development with a team of 50+ passionate mobility experts which in ... read more about Mobulous"They are friendly, professional and prompt!"Wasfa, Owner at E-Rx The Prescriptions Hub< $25/hr50 - 2492013India, United States
Tvisha Technologies IncMobile App Development Company
Tvisha Technologies is led by a team of enthusiastic, young, and experienced passionate about app development for iPhone, Android and other mobile app development technologies. They use the latest technologies like Artificial Intelligence (AI), Virtual Reality (VR), Machine Learning (ML), and IoT to create scalabl ... read more about Tvisha Technologies Inc"Mobile app development - Mobile app development for fashion store"Vinay Goud, Trading Operations Associate at Ivy comptech< $25/hr50 - 2492002United States, India
TechugoThink Innovation, Think Us!
We think big, design smart, and develop fast. We create mobile app solutions by evaluating the business aspect of each mobile endeavor and maximizing its potential through Discovery and Digital Innovation. Our extensive forte gained in Android and iOS app development has made us a reliable partner for both enterpr ... read more about Techugo"Techugo is awesome to work with"Tajudeen Raji, Accounting Manager /Controller at TORA Accounting< $25/hr50 - 2492015Canada, United States
Dedicated DevelopersTop Rated Mobile App and Web Development Company
Dedicated Developers have worked with 300+ startups, small to medium-sized enterprises, and top brands from 15+ countries. They have successfully delivered 1000+ Swift and Agile web and mobile applications across 12+ industries providing cost-effective technology solutions to their clients."They delivered consistent high quality, carefully crafted content!"Damir Brajdic, Creative Director at | KREATIVHEAD$50 - $99/hr50 - 2492007United States
Ajath Infotech Pvt LtdAlways Join Advance Technology Hub
Ajath acts as a catalyst to provide that extra edge to our clients in the competitive market. Ajath Infotech Pvt Ltd is one of the leading Mobile app Development Company in Gurgaon, Delhi, Delhi NCR, Noida, India. We function as a full business partner, offering tech and digital marketing solutions that ... read more about Ajath Infotech Pvt Ltd"The most trusted firm in the business for premium mobile work!"Simran Laheri, Email marketing executive at at Mify Solutions Pvt Ltd< $25/hr50 - 2492012India, UAE
Consagous TechnologiesHelping brands by being their Technology Partner
Consagous is a premier app development company with expertise in iPhone, Android, React Native, and Flutter App Development. The company has over 10 years of experience in delivering robust mobile app solutions to clients all across the globe. It provides a full array of services from its offices in Chicago (USA), ... read more about Consagous Technologies"Complex App, A++ Build by Consagous"Byron Gasaway LSSBB, Co-Founder at CheapEatz LLC$25 - $49/hr50 - 2492008India, United States
iCoderz Solutions Pvt. Ltd.Best Website & Mobile App Development Company
iCoderz Solutions PVT. LTD. is an iPhone and Android app development company that builds apps for both Android and iOS platforms. They mix art and technology to deliver a unique user experience via the apps they make. Established in 2011, iCoderz Solutions PVT. LTD. has quickly risen through the ranks, becoming a leadi ... read more about iCoderz Solutions Pvt. Ltd."Awful and completely unprofessional. This company is a disaster. Ugh"Todd Noall, CEO & CHIEF STRATEGY OFFICER at Fusion 360< $25/hr50 - 2492011India, United States
XongoLab Technologies LLPTurn Your Business Ideas Into Reality
Contact XongoLab Technologies - a NASSCOM-certified leading React Native, Flutter, Hybrid, Android, and iOS Mobile App Development Solutions Company in India that provides unparalleled services for every kind of industrial vertical. Their niches include web development, Ecommerce development, framework developmen ... read more about XongoLab Technologies LLP"Good tradeoff for value for money when bootstrapping a startup"Abhimanyu Singh, Software Engineer at Intrasonics< $25/hr10 - 492011India
Octal IT SolutionTechnology. Outsourcing. Simplified
Octal IT Solution is an ISO 9001:2015 certified Mobile App Development company with its presence in India, Singapore, UK, and USA; and clients across the globe. With a market presence of more than 15 years, they have developed 1300+ mobile apps, which makes Octal IT one of the top Android & iPhone app developm ... read more about Octal IT Solution"I'm blown away with their great service & deliverables"Lames Thabet, Vice President-Business Development at at Qatar Financial Centre (QFC) Authority< $25/hr50 - 2492007India, Singapore
Code Brew LabsMobile app development Company
Since 2013, the React Native, iOS and Android Mobile App Development Company Code Brew Labs has been helping clients all over the globe. They provide customized digital solutions as per the client’s needs and budget. Ensuring great ROI their team members sit with the company team to execute the request ASAP."They don't deserve even 1 star"Doaa Jabir, Owner at E - Boutik$25 - $49/hr250 - 9992013India, United States
Helpful Insight Pvt. Ltd."ISO 9001-2015 Certified"
Helpful Insight Pvt Ltd. is a world-renowned web & mobile application Development Company based in India. We cater to the needs of multiple international clients for building a mobile application or creating a stunning website from scratch. We also take up projects to completely revamp your existing mobil ... read more about Helpful Insight Pvt. Ltd."AI based Taxi app"Baby Josh, Executive Director at Blukarbon$25 - $49/hr10 - 492015India
White Orange SoftwareWe Deal in Technology, that Builds Business
White Orange Software was founded in 2014, and our company has grown dramatically since then. We are a team of 20+ developers with different specialties in the development industry. We believe in our clients, and our strength lies in developing close working relationships to help them succeed. This enables us to create ... read more about White Orange Software"Very professional team, provides good feedback, and deliver good results"Elio Keddisseh, R&D Project Manager at Oktal Sydac< $25/hr10 - 492014India
SimpalmMobile App and Web Development Company
Simpalm is a leading service provider in USA for development and consulting of mobile and web applications for all popular platforms. We have been designing and developing mobile applications on iPhone, iPad, Android OS and Windows for many of our clients in various domains. Our web development expertise include respon ... read more about Simpalm"SimPalm is Great!!!"Rachel James, Police Officer at US Government$25 - $49/hr10 - 492009United States
Exemplary Marketing LLC" If you can envision it we can create it"
Exemplary Marketing is a certified and industry-leading web and mobile development solution provider company with 100+ passionate developers and designers, based in Chicago USA. We have been helping our consumer-oriented clients to drive business with our innovation-driven and contemporary web and mobile app ... read more about Exemplary Marketing LLC"Great job designing my mobile application I am super happy "Lamar Mike$100 - $149/hr250 - 9992015United States
Terasol TechnologiesWe just don't build apps We build businesses!
Terasol technologies offers end to end IT development services to help businesses thrive in the competitive online market. We are headquartered in India and provide digital transformation services across 10+ countries with a global customer base of 200+ brands with 215+ successful and conversion-centric tech solutions. ... read more about Terasol Technologies"My Experience with Terasol was great!"Manish Gupta, Director at Aboutme360$25 - $49/hr50 - 2492014India, United States
OM SOFTWARE PVT LTDWE BUILD WEB & APPS , THAT BUILD YOUR BUSINESS
Established in 2004, OM Software is a web development firm specializing in eBusiness optimization solutions for companies across the globe. OM Software offers a complete range of web-based application services including strategic consulting, prototype development, site architecture planning, creative graphic design and ... read more about OM SOFTWARE PVT LTD"Responsive and communicative team!"Rex Ishibashi, Co-Founder & CEO at Originator< $25/hr50 - 2492008India, United States
AlgoworksEnterprise Mobile Apps Development Company in USA
Algoworks is an awarded mobile app design and development company based out of Sunnyvale, CA & Noida, India Since 2006 our team has won various awards and has developed 500+ apps for startups & Fortune 500 companies. We have a team of passionate techies, designers & Business Analyst who take pride ... read more about Algoworks"Excellent, Quality work. Highly appreciated."Mudit Aggarwal, Chief Operating Officer at at Steady Rabbit< $25/hr250 - 9992006India, United States
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Frequently Asked Questions
How Much Does It Cost to Build a Mobile App?
According to GoodFirms research, building a mobile app can cost anywhere from $5,000 to $300,00, based on your specific requirements and preferences.
- A simple app, equipped with MVP-level features and basic UI, can cost between $5,000-$50,000.
- A medium app, built with complex UI and advanced features, can cost you between $50,000-$120,000.
- A highly complex app, custom-built for multiple platforms boasting cutting-edge features, can cost anywhere between $100,000 - $300,000.
App development cost also largely depends on the platform you are building for. Building specific native apps for platforms like Android or iOS can be considerably more expensive than building cross-platform, hybrid, or web apps compatible with multiple platforms and devices. Below are the costs for building apps for each of these platforms:
- Native Apps (Android or iOS): $50,000 to $100,000.
- Cross-Platform Apps: $25,000 to $60,000.
- Web Apps: $15,000 to $50,000.
- Hybrid Apps: $10,000 to $150,000.
Mobile app development costs depend on many factors. These factors include the platform for which you build a mobile app, the application size, third-party integrations, and security.
- Platforms play a significant role in determining the cost of a mobile app. For example, iOS app development will be more expensive compared to Hybrid or Android app development. Typically, app developers cost and charge more for native app development as opposed to cross-platform or hybrid development.
- Apart from the app concept and platform, its size also impacts the mobile app development cost. The number of screens required in the app, including its backend functionalities like databases, user management portals, and storage, affects pricing. Companies that make apps often have better domain knowledge regarding understanding the type of features necessary to realize an app idea. So make sure you hire professional app developers that can guide you on this note.
- Apps would integrate third-party plugins to provide a better user experience. Social media extensions are the most common ones incorporated into the app. App developers would implement API (Advanced application programming interface) for integrations to work correctly. API consists of routines, tools, and protocols that allow an app to interact with other devices. So, implementing an API will impact the cost significantly.
- Data is the fuel of the digital age. So, security is crucial for it. Apps are diverse and require a different level of encryption based on their type and functionality. Encryption becomes more critical if your application gathers user data or facilitates payment gateways. So, whatever data security you implement in your application will influence the cost.
How Long Does It Take To Create a Mobile App?
According to our latest app development research, on average, it can take 2 to 5 months to develop a mobile app. However, the exact time needed to develop an app highly depends on factors like the number of screens involved, the core functionality of your app, the technologies you need to integrate, and the complexity of your project.
Mobile app development companies often categorize apps based on complexity and features. For example,
- A simple app with basic features can be built within 4 to 11 weeks.
- A medium-complexity app with popular consumer features can take 7 to 16 weeks.
- And an advanced, high-complexity app with cutting-edge features can take 11 to 26 weeks to create.
So the next time you face the question, “How much time does it take to make a mobile app?” Remember that the time needed for app development or coding the app itself doesn’t always account for other essential processes like research, design, testing, and pre-launch. Building a mobile app from the idea stage to launching it on the app stores can take 6 to 12 months.
These time frames aren’t very flexible either. Even hiring the best mobile application development companies in the world cannot guarantee faster development because building the right frameworks and functionalities takes time. To minimize your time to market, your best bet is to rely on an MVP, but even still, the necessary development time and dollars required to build a great product eventually need to be put in.
How to Choose the Best Mobile App Development Company?
When trying to choose the best mobile app development company for your project, consider factors like:
- Whether the team has a strong portfolio
- If their client reviews are genuine
- Ensure that the team is skilled enough in their craft
- Consider the mobile app development cost
- Observe if the leader understands the project requirements
When outsourcing your project to companies that offer mobile app development services, verifying their qualifications and expertise is essential. A lack of experience and skills on the developer’s end can jeopardize your app and drain your budget. App development is expensive as well as challenging, so when wondering how to find an app developer, it's crucial to pick one that is capable of meeting the demands of your project.
At GoodFirms, we are committed to helping you succeed, so we’ve already done most of the groundwork for you. Based on the criteria given below, we’ve curated an extensive list of mobile app development companies that are adept at developing all kinds of mobile applications. Make sure to assess your selected top app development companies based on the pointers below to ensure you make the right hiring decisions.
- Portfolio: Company portfolios showcase the type of projects these mobile app development companies have worked on. They help identify a company’s strengths and weaknesses and give us insight into their work patterns. It is advised to hire mobile app developers that have worked on similar projects as yours and have relevant experience in your niche.
- Client Reviews: Reviews and feedback have an enormous impact on businesses. They instill confidence among clients when deciding the right app development company for their project. It also acts as social proof because testimonials and online recommendations lend to the credibility of app development agencies.
- Team: It's essential to know everything about the team working on your project. An app development team has executives, project managers, tech leads, developers, etc. It will help you evaluate their talent, experience, and past work.
- Cost: Various factors affect an app’s price, like feature integration, scalability, complexity, and development time. You can get an app developed at a rapid pace by hiring an experienced app development team. But that will cost you extra. Another option is to hire an inexperienced one cheaply, which might require multiple revisions, increasing costs in return.
- Meeting with the CEO: Understanding the vision, values, and culture matters if you want to establish long-term partnerships with app development agencies. So, getting in touch with the CEO will help you understand the ins and outs of the organization.
It is natural at this point to wonder where to find such relevant information about app development partners. Most service seekers ask themselves, ‘Where can I find app developers for my project?’ Your best bet is to refer to independent research platforms like GoodFirms for extensive and unbiased data on app creation companies.
6 Questions to Ask Before Hiring a Mobile App Developer:
Numerous app development agencies are out there, but picking the right one that fits your needs can be challenging. While most app development companies may seem competent and well-versed in building engaging mobile apps, not everyone will be your business's perfect app development partner.
Typically, clients tend to shortlist their favorite top 10 mobile app development companies list and pick the most famous app developers from the list. While opting for the popular choice isn't always a bad idea, clients need to be able to judge if their preferred developers have the right expertise for the project.
You can ask mobile app developers these six questions to judge their app development expertise:
- Can you show us a few samples of your previous work?
A portfolio review is vital before choosing a mobile app development company for your project. You need to ensure your pick has enough industry-specific experience to build the type of app and features you require for your project. Ask for a demo of the apps they have previously built and see if the quality of products matches your standards.
- Can You Provide a Reference List of Previous Clients?
A reference list of clients will provide you with deep insight into the caliber and competencies of the app development companies you plan to collaborate with. If they’ve worked for high-end brands, chances are they have a good work ethic and high-quality standards. It is always best to complement your research process by referring to independent research and review platforms, such as GoodFirms, to understand the said development partner better.
- Are Testing Services Included in the Package?
Errors, bugs, and glitches are part and parcel of any development process. While many mobile app design and development companies consider coding the major part of the development process, testing, and bug fixing are equally important, if not more. The best mobile app developers extensively test app features and fix any errors that may present themselves. Certain app development agencies provide app testing services at an added cost.
- What Do You Offer in Terms of App Designing Services?
The mobile app space is highly competitive, and users have come to expect high-performance apps with user-friendly UI/UX, so design has become a rising priority for some of the biggest app developers. Some affordable app developers may offer fundamental design solutions as part of their development package, while others may partner with external app design companies.
- Do You Offer Post-Launch Support?
Support and maintenance are integral for the longevity of any mobile application. Before partnering up with the app developers of your choice, ensure that they offer post-launch support. You must inquire whether they assist during the revision and addition of new features and functionalities. Furthermore, determine how they tackle potential bugs. Do not forget to ask about the costs of each new release and bug fix, as these services are charged separately. Some of the world’s best app developers offer these services in a single package.
- What suggestions do you have for the app?
Building an app with an external development partner is, at its core, a collaboration. You might have a comfortable vision for your app. Still, leading app making companies have years of experience when it comes to building apps and can offer valuable feedback and suggestions for your project. ‘What monetization model will fit the app best?’, ‘What design philosophy should we follow for the app?’, ‘What framework or platform will give us the best balance between performance and user-friendliness?’ Experienced app building companies can answer crucial questions for your project, so keep them in the loop.
How to Decide Whether I Should Go for Native or Hybrid Apps for Mobile App Development?
Applications built for specific platforms are called Native Apps. It can be either for Android or iOS, whereas the hybrid app is a mixture of native and web apps. It has the source code of web technologies and the shell of a native app. Mobile app development services are usually offered separately for hybrid and native development. Cross-platform apps may also be worth mentioning here. These are apps compatible with different devices but built with the same code base using tools like a flutter or react native.
Hybrid apps are cheap while less secure, and on the contrary Native apps are expensive to build but have better security. Ultimately which one to go for depends on your requirements.
Both have different tradeoffs. GoodFirms allows you to choose from an extensive list of both native app developers and hybrid app development companies to find the right partner for your project.
Should I Hire Mobile App Development Companies in the USA?
If you are a US-based business, opting for best mobile app development companies in the USA makes sense. Offshoring your development project has pros and cons, as does working with native companies. Working with local mobile app design companies has the added benefit of better communication, and local insights, and the downside of missing out on global talent. At the same time, hiring an app development team offshore can be considerably cheaper, but different time zones and language barriers can be a hindrance.
Ultimately, the choice depends on your business goals and the tradeoffs you are willing to take. If you wish to work with local companies, a simple google search reading ‘App development companies near me’ could be enough to put you in touch with great partners in your city. For offshore development, exploring global IT directories like GoodFirms can be a great place to start talent shopping.
So, when asking yourself if you should hire the best app development companies in the USA?
The answer is yes if you are US-based and want to work with local companies. However, if you are interested in hiring global talent or looking for cheaper alternatives, offshoring would be a better option.
GoodFirms Research Process:
GoodFirms provides mobile app company listings based on a proprietary company performance algorithm that helps rank deserving and leading app development agencies. We evaluate companies based on a number of relevant ranking factors, including development expertise, market presence, client reviews, and portfolios.
We strive to offer a complete overview of how these companies fare against each other based on their core competencies and overall market performance within our leadership matrix. Clients can choose the best fit for their project from the extensive list of top app developers above or dive deeper into our company research to find a more tailored fit for their project.