The True Costs of Mobile App Development

Why Do You Need a Mobile App?

The Process of Developing a Mobile App

  1. Idea development — As soon as you have identified the type of app you need for your business, it is time to focus the attention on the concept behind the idea.
  2. Functionality Layout — During this stage, you will bring your idea into a more tangible concept. Your software architect or developer will present wireframes to show you how the app will function. Here you can provide your input on how to make the app more user-friendly for your audience.
  3. Design — This stage includes frontend and backend development. It also includes user management server-side logic, user experience customization, data integration, data caching and synchronization.
  4. Going live — As soon as your everything has been certified as “ready” by your software development team, you are all set to go live. For iOS users, you have the built-in Xcode installed so your app can be displayed on the app store.

Estimated Mobile App Development Cost

  • Elementary apps: $10,000 to $20,000
  • Standard apps: $25,000 to $55,000
  • Complex apps: $55,000 to $100,000
  • High-tech apps: $100,000 to $300,000
  • Simple, table-based apps: $5,000 to $10,000
  • Database apps: $15,000 to $50,000
  • Games: $25,000 to $500,000

Some Costs to Consider



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