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Trends in Android application development for you to follow in 2018

With the continuous demand of smartphones in the market, almost every enterprise or a startup has make it a point to get an Android app for their business to grow and gain more profit and clients. Around 85% of the market share is occupied by Android applications development which means if a company chooses to get an Android app for their business, they have taken an excellent decision for the future of the brand. Isn’t it?


Android App Development Trends to Watch Out in 2018

Business apps for Lead Capturing

Lead conversion is the ultimate thing that a business can expect for their growth and development. While there are many platforms that can help a business to get their business app made with some ultimate features and functionalities. But, Android app development is the best app development platform chosen by the companies all around the world.

Why take note of the trends of Android app development in 2018?

It is not easy to taste success without going far and sprinkling with some extra efforts. So, keeping updated with the latest trends that would make an Android app better than the best! Since, user engagement and interaction are the goals that every app owner has! Right?
Also, make sure that the Android development company you hire is very much aware of the trends going on in the digital market.

Let’s move forward…


In this write up, we are going to discuss about the trends that will rock the Android applications development in 2018 and for the coming years:

1. IoT Apps: Easing-off Daily Lives

One would have never thought that there can be technology that could save a lot of time when a person does home chores. For example: The Android apps that can now save a lot of electricity! Surprised? Don’t need to be. By 2020, there will be devices and apps that would make the life of the app users more easier. Connecting various appliances and devices to work smarter and quick with the help of IoT apps will be the most in-trend type of Android app development.

2.  Instant Apps: A Quick way to Access Apps

Android Instant Apps was launched into market of development in October 2017. It is a matter of common sense that a smartphone user can’t use all the apps daily. He has the favorites and those favorite apps can be only 7 to 9.

So, how the Android Instant apps actually help?

The good news is that the users of the smartphone will not have to install the app on their smartphone, rather tap on the app to use it and take the advantage of the features that it offers to you! As simple as that!

3. Payments through mobile

The technologies that are entering into applying payment methods into the apps are catching buzz among the developers in Android applications development. They recommend users to get an Android app for their ecommerce business so that the payment and one-click payment integration can be made.

E-payment and options to go cashless are becoming the most favored options to pay for the products bought online are sure to be more popular and fast in the future years after 2018.

4. AR and VR apps are the most trendy apps

No doubt about the fact that technology is far-reaching to every corner of the world. The latest technologies that are making the people around the world go gala are AR and VR. AR is Augmented Reality and VR is Virtual Reality In both these technologies, the developers are able to create apps that ensure user-engagement and gives immersive experience.

There will be around 1,389 million downloads of the VR apps on Android Google Play Store by 2022 and that is big enough a fact that the future belongs to AR and VR for sure.


So, we discussed the Android app development trends that would rock in 2018 as well as in upcoming years. To add an element of uniqueness to the apps, one must definitely use one of the trends to deploy into the app.


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Aman Malhotra
Aman Malhotra

Aman is a business consultant and strategic leader bridging the gap between technology and client satisfaction. With 15+ years of knowledge, innovation and hands-on experience in providing consultations to startups, agencies, SME's and large enterprises who need dedicated development and technology partners. He has also lead to the delivery of countless web development and mobile app development projects with 100% client satisfaction.

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