Android, iOS or Ionic: Which way to go?

Feb 16th, 2016

Android, iOS or Ionic: Which way to go?

97% business looks for a mobile application solution. As of 2016, mobile commerce penetration is expected to be 84.6% as per a report by eMarketer and Android holds 61% market share for business application development while iOS holds 21%.

Increasingly, ionic or cross-platform applications are gaining traction, as cross-platform app development technologies have matured and it is possible to deliver highly sophisticates and agile solutions at a nominal cost.

Also, while on the face of it, Android is the market leader for app market share, iOS is more profitable. Besides, Windows Phone also has a sizeable market share that cannot be ignored.

Cross-platform app development

Cross-platform enables your application to become accessible to all users and not just the 80% market share that iOS has. Ionic app development solutions are delivered using AngularJS and HTML5+CSS. Hence, Ionic offers incredible width for building hybrid applications that are easily integrated with the system.

Android, iOS and all

For a business, which platform is a big decision to make? While, iOS gives faster market coverage and higher revenue, Android is ideal for local markets with powerful Google platform and mass audience. With ionic application, the answer is easily answered as simultaneous presence can be created on all platforms, with a uniform application performance.

One-size fits all?

Ionic is a solution, but not for all mobile application development needs. With an open source SDK, HTML5 and JavaScript, the application will have access to the native platform layer. It speeds the development proves and gives access to third party code. PhoneGap provides the requisite native wrapper to enable the app to run as a native app on the device.

Benefits of Ionic

  • It is open source that mean its free
  • It is easier to market and generate popularity
  • Saves time, money and enables faster release
  • Using CSS and JavaScript components, beautiful user interface can be designed effortlessly and can be customized to suit individual business needs
  • Developers can use Angular, which is promoted by Google and makes app development a pleasure

Looking forward

Ionic framework will dominate the market as it is the dominant HTML5 mobile app development framework. Ionic apps are best suited for internal enterprises where platform reach is more important than user experience. New ionic hybrid mobile app development technologies offer scope for creating agile applications with extensive capabilities.

Businesses can study ionic app development solutions by visiting the large network of developers on their forum and take a call on its suitability.

Comments are closed.

Let's Discuss Your Project

Get free consultation and let us know your project idea to turn
it into an amazing digital product.

Let’s talk


Related Blogs

How Hiring Dedicated Android App Developers Helps Your Company

Android Apps Sep 2nd, 2020

How Hiring Dedicated Android App Developers Helps Your ...

Read more
What The New iOS 14 Brings for App Developers?

iOS Apps Jul 28th, 2020

What The New iOS 14 Brings for App Developers?...

Read more
The Biggest Announcements Made by Apple at WWDC 2020

iOS Apps Jun 30th, 2020

The Biggest Announcements Made by Apple at WWDC 2020...

Read more


Let's get in touch


31236 Meadowview Square,
Delmar, DE 19940, USA

Sales: +1 (732) 927-5544


13 Layton Road, Hounslow,
London, TW3 1YJ

Sales: +44 7404 607567


2nd Floor, Sun Avenue One, Bhudarpura, Ayojan Nagar, Nr. Shyamal Cross Road, Ahmedabad, Gujarat-380006

Sales: +91 635-261-6164

For Project Inquiries



depo 25 bonus 25

depo 25 bonus 25

depo 25 bonus 25 to 5x

depo 25 bonus 25

deposit 25 bonus 25

depo 25 bonus 25

bonus new member 100

depo 25 bonus 25depo 25 bonus 25depo 25 bonus 25 to 5x