The mobile app development industry has seen a lot of exciting changes since the last decade. The year 2020 is also expected to be an incredible year for this booming industry. These updates are expected to benefit both the large scale entrepreneurs and SME (Small and medium-sized enterprises).
Moreover, every individual is dependent on the mobile app these days. Well, we shall see some of the top android app development trends to look after in this coming year.
Foldable Device Application Management
South Korean based conglomerate, Samsung Corporation is the first manufacturer to come out with a foldable device application management. It is expected to see a new phase in the field of seamless foldable device apps development. In the Android summit, Samsung has even declared that all the major Android apps will be optimized for the latest Samsung foldable devices as an android developer one will need to optimize the apps for Samsung Fold keeping in mind about the screen continuity API.
5G, AR and VR
5G is already popular in many parts of the world, and it is expected to be more prevalent in other parts of the world. The introduction of 5G is expected to give a boost to the field of AR (Augmented Reality) and VR (Virtual Reality) apps development. This field will be a delight to watch out for in 2020.
Artificial Intelligence has been around for quite some time now. But this technology is expected to grow leaps and bounds this year too. An excellent example to prove this is the revenue earned by the mobile application “FaceApp” in the year 2019. They made a whopping amount of one million US Dollars in the last year alone.
FaceApp is one of the latest android apps that makes use of Artificial Intelligence technology. Artificial Intelligence is a promising technology that is expected to aid both the users, business owners and the mobile app developers too.
Even the leading IT company, Google is relying on the facility of Artificial Intelligence and Machine Learning, and it is highly safe for upcoming entrepreneurs to adopt this technology.
Chatbots is an application of artificial intelligence technology. Most of the businesses are using this application to reduce their running costs, and which is very much essential to stay ahead in the present competitive market. A leading example for such Chatbots is “My Starbucks Barista” provided by the famous coffee outlet Starbucks. This chatbot allows the customers to order the coffee in the way they like. Even a recent study has shown that more than 80 % of the leading business brands will adopt the chatbot application by the end of 2020.
Digital Wallets, Mobile Wallets and e-payments
Majority of the payments nowadays are through digital means since they are quicker and convenient. With the rise of smartphone usage, the usage of digital wallets, mobile wallets and e-payments are only expected to increase. According to the latest study conducted, it forecasted that it would reach USD 3,142.17 billion by 2022.
The field of mobile app development is only expected to grow in the future with a lot of more advanced technologies. These technologies are not only limited to android app development. It has also begun to impact the ios app development sector too!
Well, let us wait and watch for more interesting additions in the sector!