June 20, 2019

Dominating App Development trends of 2019!

“Idealize the leading app development trends that surely bloom your thoughts and provoke end users to be a part of the application. Explore more about what leads in the market and what’s going to be the next game changer. Keep your eyes here!“
The evolution of applications or trends take place whenever a new technology introduced or a newer, better version launched by the giants. We always adapt it either we are end user or we belong to development community.

App development trends for 2019 and above years.

It’s 21st Century and a complete digital era, where we can control our lives through smartphones and the statistics listed in “21 Mind blowing Stats of Mobile App Industry” are enough making a quick zest. From 1973 to 2019, we’ve witnessed the complete evolution of handheld devices as in terms of look, style, features and accessibility.

According to the available details, first app was developed in 1993. Which simply denotes that app development is more than 2-decades old and continuously improving the process through emerging technologies and tools.
In a few past recent years, we’ve witnessed several evolutions in App development trends, including technical enhancement from native app development to hybrid app development, from single app function to multi-app functions, and much more.
Improved UI, Super AMOLED & notch free display, high resolution cameras, and ultra-fast network isn’t the end, here are several more to adore you. Let’s take a look at the revolutionary app development trends that will change the concepts in 2019 and coming years.

01. On-demand Solutions

One of the most anticipated, accepted and growing app development trends that completely change the way of business because of their direct reach approach. This trend completely changed the lives of human beings and constantly improving it.
Here’s a few stats of this industry:
  • Around 42% adult population of America, which is around 86.5 million, are already using at-least one on-demand app.
  • In the year 2014, the revenue of the on-demand industry was just $14 billion, which is forecasted to reach at $335 billion mark by 2025.
  • 49% of the total consumers are Millennials and 55% of users are male.
  • 63% of the workers are happy with their job roles.
  • 33% people work for more than one platform.
Almost every industry has been entered in the segment to acquire the market share and to be a part of the ongoing app development trend. According to the stats, $1 billion valued 23 out of 310 private companies belong to On-demand industry.
These numbers will surely enhance in 2019 and coming years with the increment of smartphone users.

02. Internet of Things (IoT)

A completely revolutionary trend that combines electronics, sensors, and technology together into the smart objects. That’s basically a network of objects which are interconnected to each other and can perform several tasks even without reaching the main object.
IoT becomes one of the major game changers of the app development industry and we’ve witnessed it with the entrance of the leading giants like Xiaomi, Honeywell, Samsung, Google, Bosch and others.
Here’s a few stats of this industry:
  • There were around 20.35 billion connected devices in the year 2017, which is forecasted to reach at 75.44 billion mark by 2021.
  • According to Global Data, worldwide revenue of IoT industry was $1.3 Trillion in the year 2018, and it’s predicted to cross $3.18 Trillion by 2023.
  • In every second, around 127 IoT enabled devices connect to the internet.
  • By 2020, we will witness 50% more growth in business investment and consumer spending in IoT segment.
  • Business investment will grow from $215 billion in 2015 to $832 billion in 2020, while on the other hand, consumer spending will reach from $72 billion to $236 billion by 2020.
  • Global market by category:
    • Automotive Market will reach $104.2 billion by 2023
    • Healthcare Market will reach $158 billion by 2022
    • Retail Market will reach $35.64 billion by 2020
    • Education Market will reach $11.3 billion by 2023

03. Gaming Solutions

Gaming isn’t an unknown thing in the app development industry, almost every developer and 90% of the adult population indulged into it. But the thing completely changed with the launch of Role play games and skill-based games.
These solutions encourage users to utilize their skills such as analytical, and management, along with all senses to become a winner.
Skill Based
Completely legal and authorized way of gaming in several countries where the end user will only win the competition by using their skills. Although, the ancient snake game is also a skill base game, but you can’t win real money in that.
These kinds of games will allow you to earn either real money or something that worth similar. A few popular Skill based game categories are:
    1. Fantasy Sports Games
    2. Prediction & Quiz Games
    3. Word & Puzzle Games
Gambling
The online versions of casino games where you can gamble and win a great amount. But only a few countries legalize this kind of games to make or to play. Some of the popular forms of gambling games are Poker, Rummy, Roulette, etc.
Role Playing
One of the most popular and exciting form, where the user Cosplay the roles in the game. From 2D to AR/VR, role-playing games completely revolutionized in more than a decade and continually improving its excitement. Some of the recent role-playing games are: PUBG, Avengers, Final Fantasy, etc.
Here’s a few stats of this industry:
  • As per the research of Newzoo, almost 50% of the global games market holds by the Mobile Games.
  • 50% of the consumer spending around $66.2 billion occurs only from the Asia-Pacific region.
  • Gaming is the most popular category in the play store with the highest number of app downloads.
  • The revenue of the global gaming market will reach at the mark of $180.1 billion by 2021, which was recorded $137.9 billion in 2018.
  • Almost 78% of global gamers are Android users. And more than 62% of adult population install a game within a week of owning it.
  • Global gamers population is around 2.2 billion, in which India contributes one-tenth around 222 million.
  • Fantasy Sports users are expected to reach at 2.71 billion mark by the end of 2019 along with 352.9 billion app downloads and $90 billion revenue.

04. Mobile Wallets

Digitalization encourages users to adapt eminent technologies and trendiest solutions to revoke their efforts and make them more productive. Mobile wallets are like that, they improve security and fastened the process of frictionless payments.
Frictionless payments increase its demand due to the emergence of IoT, & Mobile Commerce and end user loves to have it on their smart phones. Due to that, we’ve witnessed the hype of Paytm in recent years and the entrance of the leading giants like: Google, Samsung, Apple in the industry.
Here’s a few stats of this industry:
  • Around 2.07 billion global consumers will use a mobile wallet to make a purchase or payment or to send money in 2019, which was around 1.6 billion in 2017.
  • China is leading the list of top countries who adopts mobile wallet payments with the highest number of users.
  • “eMarketer” research stats that around 93.3 million Indian users will use mobile wallets in 2019.
  • Digital payments in India are predicted to touch the mark of $700 billion by the year 2022.
  • Worldwide digital payment market is forecasted to reach $13.9 trillion mark by 2022, which was around $3.1 trillion in 2017.
  • “WeChat Pay” claims that they have more than 1 billion active users worldwide, which is the highest in this industry.
On the global platform, India is the emerging country with highest zeal of adoption and it also encourage app development industry to adapt the growing trend in 2019 and coming years.

05. Augmented Reality (AR) and Virtual Reality (VR)

Another milestone that app development industry achieved in the past recent years, which completely changed the way we’re used to see everything. That’s the technology that inspired other trends and incorporate several improvements.
Augmented & Virtual Reality (AR & VR) completely revolutionized the gaming industry, e-commerce industry, m-commerce industry, Automobile industry, Real Estate Industry and other major industries with their live-in-action illusions.
For an instance, with the inclusion of AR, the leading home furnishing company – IKEA improved their user retention rate, & conversions. While on the other hand, Pokémon Go completely change the gaming experience of end users.
Here’s a few stats of this industry:
  • Global market of AR/VR forecast to reach $192.7 billion by 2022, which was just $12.1 billion in 2018.
  • Pokémon Go generated the revenue of $1.2 billion, with more than 752 million app downloads.
  • Forecasted worldwide economic impact of AR and VR will be 29.5 billion USD by 2020.
  • In 2019, 13% people of the US (around 42.9 million) will use VR and 20.8% (around 68.7 million) will use AR at least once per month.
  • By 2020, total revenue of Virtual Reality (VR) industry is expected to reach $20 billion.
  • Forecasted number of active VR users worldwide is around 171 million in 2018.

Infographic Representation

Take a look at the infographic representation of the stats represented under each trend.
Infograph - App Development Trends 2019!

Wrap up words!

We are in the digital era and more aggressive to eminent technologies or emerging trends. We aggressively adapt new trends and we’ve witnessed it via Pokémon Go, Paytm, PUBG, Dream11, and Google Home.
Not only individuals, but the industry experts are also influenced by these trends. Due to that, we can explore the increased number of App Development experts worldwide, who are offering such trends. Although, that’s not enough there are more trends continuously increasing day-by-day such as Blockchain, Artificial Intelligence, Chatbots, Cloud Apps, and few others.
Keep your eyes on the market stats and try to incorporate these technical evolutions with your app development in 2019. You can also read:
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