The mobile app landscape is changing as brands look to gain an edge over the competition. Users are always on the lookout for new features, and apps stuck in the past simply won’t get the downloads they need to provide a positive return.
Users spend 90% of their time in apps compared to the mobile web, and app installs continue to climb year-over-year. However, users aren’t satisfied with the same-old, same-old, and that’s what causes 26% of installed apps to be abandoned after just one use.
Technology changes quickly, and brands behind apps are becoming savvier in understanding the needs of their audience. These are the reasons why we can expect to see increasing evolution in the app development space during the upcoming year and beyond. A recent article in Tech Republic details its predictions for the future of mobile apps in 2017, and how users will benefit.
Below is a run-down of 5 app development trends we expect to see the most of in 2017: