2018 is the year of mobile apps storm that has already been a phenomenon since the last year. Actually, mobile creates an amazing way to increase sales and get more customers for a long time. And the booming of Mobile apps is understandable and the secret of your success is catching all mobile apps trends and smartly apply in each mobile app design in time.
#1. Mobile Payments
Yes, mobile payment will come at first. The online shoppers, you know, get much interested in using Internet banking or Credit/ Debit cards to make payments. These methods make their online shopping much easier. However, there is not popular mobile apps to meet the demand of customers. Currently, you can get Apple Pay and Google Wallet as great recommendations.
#2. Accelerated Mobile Pages
Using Accelerated Mobile Pages which will enhance page loading on mobile devices will be the next trend you must immediately note down. The integration will also give the provision of isolated search index for the mobile web. Thanks to improving the speed of loading, you will reduce the bounce rate and increase visitors, CTR, page ranking and so on.
#3. Internet of Things and Apps
Google has also released Android Things with the aim of raising the IoT adoption. So you can see a dramatic increase of in demand of connected things, apps for smart devices (smartphones), and developers must follow this trend and keep innovating to meet these needs.
#4. BYOD Mobile Management
BYOD (Bring Your Own Device), is a phrase to refer to employees who bring their own devices – such as smartphones, laptops, and tablets – to the workplace for use and connectivity on the secure corporate network. 2017 proved to be a massive year for BYOD devices and there is no exception in 2018. Though people think about an unsecured problem, companies can use network security to limit unexpected problem security. The popularity of BYOD will reduce the cost of mobile app development and speeds up the overall process.
#5. VR & AR Apps Booming
2018 will be the year of VR and AR technology that is beyond entertainment industry to get prominent to others industries. VR and AR technology in mobile apps will rise this year. Most of the companies will use this technology to immerse user experience to customers. They can get real experience before purchasing.
#6. Machine Learning and AI App Development
With machine learning, artificial intelligence, we might see apps that not only collect data deeply focus on personalized user experience to each apps following their preferences. More and more users find machine learning and AI (artificial intelligence) apps like Prisma, Google Now and Siri fun and interesting. A new wave of AI ready apps is soon to take the app store by storm.
#7. Android Instant Apps Rising
There is an Android instant wave in 2018 that allow users access apps from anywhere without installing them. Users will find the instant apps a convenient way to use mobile space saving and smoother user experience. Furthermore, Android is a kind of native apps that function like a website but still be compatible with the older version of Android.
#8. Wearable Apps
We had already seen a booming of wearable Apps in 2017 and this year the trend still keep the major trends. Specifically, the trend to develop wearable devices focuses on the healthcare domain that also achieves success in 2017 with notable brands like Apple, Samsung, and Google
Following the trends year by year to develop mobile apps is good, but the let make all changes that aim to the better user experience and functional to your site. Hopefully, these trends we have collected for you be useful in shining your mobile apps development in 2018.