8 Major Factors That Determine the Cost of Developing an App
There was a time when people used to dream about using top-notch technological solutions in their day-to-day life.
But with the flow of time, things have changed incredibly in an unimaginable manner.
Sitting back in 1990, no common man would have thought that someday or the other they will be getting their jobs done just by tapping twice or thrice on their respective smartphones. From managing their tasks to scanning their important documents, today people rely on their phones just for anything.
But today, they do. And they are so used to it nowadays that they even ask for more.
And, that’s the same in the case of mobile applications as well. and, being one of the most hyped smartphones in the world, iPhone, has been holding its crown strongly but staying ahead of its competitors in a very consistent manner.
But staying ahead of your competitors requires a lot of effort and that eventually pulls off cash from your pocket. And, that is why people look forward to the way they can use their budget of building iPhone apps, wisely.
And as I can assume that you are here for the very same reason, tighten your seatbelts as we are about to take off.
- Analyzing the Concept
You might be the most creative person in this world but if your ideas are not technically possible in bringing them to life them my friend, your creativity is of no use in this technical world.
If your idea is not technically possible to imply, then things might be like your client would reject such an idea that’s so abstract.
So, you should be very cautious about all this stuff and you should always follow the do’s and don’ts to cast off the major risks and to make the cost reasonable enough.
- Planning Accordingly and Analyzing the Requirements
Planning each and every inch of your project is very important. If you miss out on stuff or if you just feel like neglecting something that you don’t think is important enough to emphasize on, then it might eventually harm your business in a good number of ways.
But here in our company, we plan each and every part of your project by analyzing both the businesses of yours and of your competitors. And, yes, that is where your strategic planning should start from.
And, when you are about to be built iOS application has been planned well enough, then it will surely get a strong positive response right from its launch and will spread into the market just like fire does on dry leaves.
And, as you already know, it feels great when somebody discusses for the growth of your business, however, it feels vastly improved when they talk about your prosperity and work. We are the individuals who help you to make incredible progress through your business applications.
- Creating Wireframes
Now, this is one of the most vital aspects when it is about mobile application development.
In the technical part, user Interfaces or UIs, and in the other parts, user interactions or micro-interactions are undoubtedly some of the major factors that need to get considered while you are planning to craft the UX for your about-to-be-built mobile application.
Also, the factors with mobile application development change when the platform changes and when it is about iOS applications, things become even more diverse and complicated to take care of.
But in our organization, we leave no stone unturned which discussing the aspects of building the best user experience for your iOS mobile application.
From the beginning of the era of mobile applications, the aspect that has been considered as the main priority was the look and feel.
But there are developers who usually perform very poorly in these areas and as a result, their applications used to get poor reviews from its users.
And, that’s the very same reason why mobile applications have such a huge rate of uninstallations. Yes, mobile application users barely spend two to three minutes to decide whether they are going to use that particular application any further.
And, I feel you have already figured out what that particular deciding factor is. If not, let me tell you. It is the same look and feel factor.
So, if you wish to build an application, make sure that the applications consist of very good quality images and user experience. If not, then I’m afraid that your newly developed precious mobile application of iOS is going to face the same fate as its fellow mobile applications did.
Yes, your users or downloaders will instantaneously delete your app from their handset and won’t even regret about the same.
This is the step where all the coding or programming stuff takes place that coordinate with your UI and UX designs depending on the functionality factor.
So, after you are ready with the designs of your mobile application, you need to focus further on creating a very robust architecture for the forthcoming development phase. And, if you are looking forward to hiring a mobile application development company, then do check if they have skills enough to create the best architecture for your iOS mobile application.
Be very cautious about your mobile application programming as any loopholes or wrong codes can lead to creating major issues to your mobile application. And, as a result, those major issues will eventually pull back the iOS mobile application from going live.
The developers you hire always need to be very careful and attentive towards your iOS mobile application and their coding needs to be accurate as you cannot take up the risk of delaying the stage of going live.
Also, mobile applications have a lot of peripheral aspects like in-app purchases, incorporating 3rd party tools, web services development, backend development, payment integration and a lot more, also need to be taken special care of as they attract huge budget. And you would never wish to spend any more amount on them.
- Testing Multiple Times
Tell your iOS mobile app developers to follow strict rules while they are working on your iOS mobile application.
We while working on iOS mobile applications, always perform unit testing and along with that we also prefer making the mobile application go through quality testing before actually delivering the iOS mobile application to our clients.
And, if the demand for automated testing comes from the clients, then we also do that for them to make sure the application that we are providing is working fine enough.
- Going Live
In this ultimate stage of going live, mobile applications require going through several actions that act simultaneously and are apparently much necessary to target customers who come from various regions with equally different tastes and opinions.
Brand management, Search Engine Optimization, print media marketing, creative content, social media marketing and a lot more like these are considered as the primary factors that are important in targeting customers of various diverse groups. And, not just these tactics are tough, but they are also much cost attracting when it is about engaging customers.
As the application goes live, it gets handed over to the customer or the client who had proposed to create it for his business.
And, post delivering the development team usually assures about the technical validity as well as the deployment of the application.
If the iOS mobile application that has been built goes Live does not imply that the venture is finished once in for all.
The customers need to include new highlights, overhaul UI/UX and so on a regular basis in understanding to criticism got from different partners to connect an ever-increasing number of clients to their application. This stage additionally includes a cost factor related to it.
We give start to finish answer for Mobile Application and deal with after conveyance backing and upkeep. The maintenance and support team gives all essential help in terms of commitment for your Mobile App.
Simple Application with No Complexity (Table Based): By and large this sort application incorporates API Integration, Simple UI/UX, Map-view, Simple Search and so on.
Medium Complex Application: It not just incorporates all the fundamental highlights of basic yet it additionally includes some more highlights like UI/UX-Tablets support, Social Integration, Several Roles, Filters and so forth.
Highly Complex Application: It likewise incorporates every one of the highlights of Simple and medium unpredictability applications yet, in addition, incorporates highlights like Integration with outsider administrations, Custom Animation, Advanced Filters, Payments Integration, Chat include and so forth.
So, with this here I come to an end of my list of the major factors that are quite vital in determining the cost of developing an iOS mobile application.
I hope this article of mine has helped you enough in solving your questions and if you still have any queries left, you can just give us a call directly or just book a 30-minute free consultation on iOS mobile application development.
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Derek Luise is working as a Jr. content writer and blogger with Appzdevelopment. He can be seen blogging about Android Development, iPhone Development and many more.