Mobile App Development Pricing/ Costing: A Detailed Guide on How Much You Should Spend in 2020 — Aalpha

Let’s Summarize, App Development Cost is Influenced by:

  • Type of App — Native, Hybrid, Mobile Game, Social Networking, etc.
  • Platform — Android, Windows, or/and iOS.
  • Features
  • Design — Basic, Individual, or Custom
  • Number of Pages
  • Infrastructure

What type of Mobile App you want?

Who is building your App?

  • A freelance app developer or an independent contractor (e.g., from Upwork)
  • a small app development team
  • App development agencies and big corporations

How will Users Signup for your App

How long does an App take to Create: Time and Average Cost

  • Most basic applications only require simple functionality. This type of mobile app takes approximately 500–700 hours on development.
  • A medium complexity mobile app can take up to 700 to 1,000 hours to create and launch.
  • While a complex and advanced app usually takes 1,200–1,500 hours to develop and deploy.

5 Steps to Estimate the Cost of Mobile App Development

What Affects Mobile Application Costs?

  • App features and functionality
  • Platforms
  • App administration and infrastructure
  • Visual design
  • App maintenance cost
  • Size of the development team
  • Location (local or international developers)

Average Cost of Mobile App Development: Agency Survey By Clutch

Mobile App Development Process

Designing your Mobile App (The Process)

Supporting Devices (What Devices will your App Support?)

How much do Popular Apps Cost to Develop? (Summary)

  • Snapchat: One of the most popular social media networks that raised $485,000 back in 2012, which is tiny compared to the total funding of over $3 billion.
  • Uber: This ride-hailing app received $200,000 in seed funding for bringing their ideas to life.
  • Postmates: This powerful company raised $750,000 in the seed round.
  • Instagram: The number #1 photo-sharing app that received $500,000 in seed funding to develop their app further.

Takeaway: A Breakdown of Mobile App Development Cost




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