Mobile App Trends for 2020
Mobile App Trends for 2020

With the emergence of new innovative trends in the mobile technologies it is essential for every developer to be abreast of the changes. Here are the latest trends in mobile app for 2020. 

AR & VR Will Cast Its Spell

AR & VR have brought in drastic changes in the gaming and entertainment industry. Popular games like Pok√©mon Go, iOnRoad, Sky Siege and my Nav can be cited as examples of AR games while VR or virtual reality devices like Samsung Gear VR, Google Cardboard and Oculus Rift are turning in vogue. 

Although not much rapid growth is expected from VR, AR application development will show peak development during 2020.

Artificial Intelligence Is Here To Stay

A study from Gartner showed a 300% increase in investment in artificial intelligence in 2019 compared to 2018. With advanced analytics, cognitive interfaces into complex systems and machine learning tech, AI has the potential to provide business users access to clear understanding like never before. 

These advantages have made the biggies like Google, IBM, eBay and Facebook to invest in startups skilled in AI and machine learning. 

Google Assistant one of the best AI apps of the day is the outcome of intelligence gained through many acquisitions.

Cloud-driven Mobile Apps Is on Its Ascent

Cloud technology has been on the rounds for a while now. Everybody has heard about cloud technology and how it is influencing our collective lives.  Cloud computing has finally found itself in mobile apps. Now there are powerful apps that directly access data from the cloud and require minimum storage. 

Cloud storage applications like Google Drive, Dropbox & OneDrive are only a sliver of the full scope. A Cisco research report says that cloud apps contributed to 90% of total mobile data traffic by the last quarter of 2019 and mobile cloud traffic was eleven times more with a growth rate of sixty percentage.

Enterprise Apps Will Make Headway

The principal goal of an enterprise application service is to help enterprises reorganize, streamline and manage critical business processes anytime anywhere while micro apps focus on targeted operations and takes up less load. Both apps are flourishing successfully and are expected to continue further. 

A good example for an enterprise mobile app is Evernote. This helps teams to associate with each other in projects from their mobile devices. Meanwhile, Facebook messenger or any to-do list apps are micro apps that excel in only one designated tasks.  

Adobe in a study in 2019 said that 77% of business owners noted enterprise apps to be advantageous and 66% are increasing their investment further.  Adobe expects a market valuation of around US $430 billion by 2021.  

More Focus on Security in Apps

Security continues to be a major threat. As per a study by Gartner 75% of mobile apps would fail even basic security tests. Hackers will continue to exploit security gaps in mobile apps to steal confidential data. However, not everything is bad news. Some JavaScript frameworks can help develop a secure and scalable mobile apps.  

When it comes to mobile technologies, a software development company in UAE has to bank on the latest tools and trends starting from the development stage. The 2020 holds a lot of potential for mobile app developers to improve their skills better if they have a deep insights into the latest mobile app development trends. Follow the above trends thoroughly for the benefit of your business.