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How much does mobile app development cost?

I need an app for my business. Does anyone know how much mobile app development costs?

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Actually, there are various factors which affect the app development costs - in-house or outsource, which platform. If you trust a start-up or a small sized company, they would use an agile process and your app would be delivered within 4-6 months. It would cost you anywhere between $50,000 to $450,000.

On the other hand, when you approach a giant technology company, app development would take much more time – it would cost you anywhere between $350,000 to $1,000,000.


It depends on the firm. I know that https://niklex.net/ is dealing with different websites and app development and they have a pretty good price.

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The average cost of developing an Enterprise Mobile App is now over $200,000. Lays out 7 stages of app development and analyzes the level of effort ranges for each phase.

Normal iPhone app development is in the range of $20,000 to $40,000.


Hello there Robert.

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A trivia app development may cost you around USD $200, a medium complexity level of app development may cost you around USD $650-1,600, but a more serious service may cost more than USD $2,000 per project. Some app developers may also charge you per hour. It all depends on the developer's terms.

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It all depends. The cost of mobile app development can differ very much. It may be an app for Android or IOS only, as well as may be a cross-platform app. It also depends on your location because you'd need programmers and their salary rates can be far not the same in different countries. If you are looking for a cross-platform solution, check out how much Xamarin developers earn in different countries here: https://mobilunity.com/blog/comparison-of-xamarin-developers-salary-in-different-countries/. Just can't say how much time would be needed as I have no idea what functionality your app is supposed to have.


Hello Robert,

There are several app development budget forming factors such as:

App functionality and purpose
Mobile platforms and devices are supported
Integration points
Use of visual objects
Maintenance plan

All the points are considered for development of any mobile app. For further information about mobile development visit the link: https://www.fatbit.com/mobile-application/mobile-app-development.html


The cost of apps varies due to a number of factors and the market conditions at a particular point in time. It also largely depends on the type of the app which needs to be developed.

Let’s take a quick look at the factors which can truly determine the cost of developing a mobile app:

1. Research:

The first and foremost phase of developing an app is research. The success of your app largely depends on the amount of research done before the execution of the plan. Hence, it is the first area in which we need to invest in, and that too very cautiously.

Good research does not mean more cost for sure – it depends on the type of research and the data collection methods. The primary purpose of research is to understand the market needs and demand.

2. Human resource:

One of the most crucial factors which determines the cost of your app is the people working on it.

This can help you to maintain the budget of the mobile app, while working with people who can get you to the timely completion and success of the app.

3. Regular updates/ maintenance:

Whenever you see that a new version of an already installed app is available, you tend to update the app as soon as you can. Sometimes the updates is so minor that you wonder what has been updated.

But what is minor for someone may be important to others. A team of developers are always working to provide the users with the best possible technology that they have.Again, it depends on the companies, and how often they update their apps. The cost will largely depend on this decision.

4. Testing:

Testing is a symbolic element to determine the cost. It is ultimately important to conduct an extensive testing before the launch of the app.This will add an extra burden to your budget, but it is hard to avoid this cost as it directly impacts the success rate of the app.

5. Mobile platform and devices:

Defining the mobile platforms for which you are developing the app is sensitive in determining the cost of the app at large. Four major platforms which are available in the market are iOS, Android, Blackberry and Windows. Each platform is different and will have different sets of integration.

Different platforms mean different costs. If you choose to develop an Android app, it will give you a pain in your neck as it has more than 18,000 different devices and screens and will pose a difficulty to ensure that the app is working fine on all the devices.

6. Time:

Time is another factor which can conclude the cost. The more extensive an app would be, the more time it will take. More time would definitely mean more cost as it requires an additional consumption of resources.

7. Native apps or hybrid apps:

Native apps are those apps which are designed for a particular platform and can be installed through app store while hybrid apps are not designed for a particular platform.

It is said that native mobile apps are relatively faster but costlier to create than the hybrid apps, and thus both types of apps can hugely affect the total cost of developing an app.

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Yes, I also need a business app for date organizer.



Usually, business entities develop mobile apps to increase their sales, to create loyal customers, and to publicize their goods and services. Rather than having a good design and user experience to the app, we should estimate its practicability to the concerned market. The matters that need to be considered while developing the solution and quoting its price are:

-Performance and security (framework used)
-Applicability and practicability

I would like to inform you of more details regarding its price and development, so please drop a message for further discussion.

Anjum Rahman CP

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