When it comes to the forte of iPhone app development, there is cut throat competition between the two major operating systems – iOS and Android. While the Android market is expanding with all its might and the popularity, there is a slight threat to the iPhone app development despite the fact iOS’ is already dominant. Let’s find out what does the future hold for iPhone app developer, iPhone App development companies, businesses and for the enterprise users.
Innovation: We can safely say that the future of iPhone app development seems bright and the thing that will ensure its tight grip on the market is innovation. Enterprises are able to carry out their business functions seamlessly with robust, secure iPhone apps that provides an edge over the Android platform.
Business Apps: The demand for utility and business apps has increased. Over 20% of the apps available on the App Store are Games, a close second is the Education category and Business Apps is the third top category on the Store. By 2017, 20% Enterprises will have an Enterprise App Store for the mainly benefit of greater control over the apps used by its employees and other stakeholders. This trend toward enterprises developing a comprehensive mobile strategy will impact the App development market.
Stability of the platform: Although both the App Stores have over a million mobile apps, iOS Apps dominate the popularity charts and the ROI numbers. The future of iPhone App development looks promising; with not only fortune 100 companies but many startups willing to invest money to develop their business apps. This trend clearly signifies that iOS development is taking off in a large scale for businesses as well.
With Android gearing up and stepping on the gas full throttle, iOS has to be constantly on its feet to stay ahead in the race of mobile apps development. Good news iPhone app developers…Apple’s ecosystem is still the most preferred application platform but you never know when trends change, technologies get upgraded and the competition beats the forerunner.