Last Updated: 25 Apr 2019 | 5 min read
Easy accessibility of internet, growing competition amongst tech giants and easy affordability of smartphones and gadgets have led to the gigantic use of mobiles and apps in our day to day life. On the contrary, Google and Apple app stores are flooding with thousands of new apps every day. Mobile apps are the driving force in the modern digital world.
A growing large number of organizations, as well as small businesses, can certainly approach a top mobile app development company to build from scratch or to scale their existing app model. However, it is also utmost necessary for them to know that the basic app costing, design, development, and deployment can put them in a surprise box if you are not aware of the overall mobile app development costs.
Following listed are few of the way you can bring down the cost associated with mobile app development:
The average cost of an app development could easily fall between $150,000 to $450,000 however, it can easily be lowered it down to between $10,000 to $80,000 if you are ready to outsource the work. Of course, the final price depends upon multifarious factors such as features, functionalities, platform and the outsourcing price. Hiring dedicated and skilled designers and developers will certainly pave the way in terms of time-saving, cost-effective, end-to-end design & development services. Moreover, top mobile app development companies also offer pre & post-deployment support and maintenance as well.
2) Cross-platform development
Developing native apps for Android, iOS, Windows will not only take time but also would be dear to your pockets. The best option is to go with cross-platform app development you can utilize the code again for different platforms saving you time, money, energy and resources. Based on the specific requirement of the app or discussion with a top app development firm can also help you with cross-platform frameworks to choose from such as Xamarin, PhoneGap, Sencha Touch, Appcelerator and many more.
3) Continuous Testing
Rigorous testing of the app at a regular interval or by ensuring to test at all stages of the release will substantially bring down the app cost otherwise would have spent in improvements to fix bugs and virus. Paying negligence to the testing phase could shoot up the cost estimate of a mobile app.
4) Implementing Agile
Inculcating agile project management aspects can prove to be highly beneficial in managing rapid development, budget control, maintaining project compliance and much more. Implementing agile methodology makes it possible to break down the entire project into small section phases so as to optimize and manage the work in a more efficient way. Developers and testers cooperate on all stages and from time to time inform stakeholders about the project’s progress. This boosts the team’s morale and positively encourage the product release, quality as well as the app delivery time.
5) MVP Releases
MVP stands for the Minimum Viable Product. In simpler words, it is a working model or prototype with all the features and functionalities included to check how the app is performing in all aspects prior to launching in its full-fledged version for everyone. Moreover, rigorously checking the feasibility of the product helps in bringing the definite cost benefit associated with mobile development. MVP also helps in eliminating the unnecessary obstacles related to improvements and bugs.
Moon Technolabs is a professional mobile app development company with more than 10 years of experience in design and development of mobile apps and websites. We are extensive when it comes to cross-platform app development. Hire our skilled and expert team of developers and designers can help you build mobile apps that would not only be scalable but also helps in generating quicker ROI.