Often the customers we meet ask us if we can develop smartphone applications and how much costs a tailored one. The most logic answer is: absolutely yes!
We also deal with custom Android apps, but the real question is how much it costs. Looking in several stores (e.g. Play Store by Google) we can see that there are totally free apps. This could be confusing and could give awrong perception: you could think that developing a smartphone application has a low price and would be available to every budgets.
But the reality is diferent from what we can imagine. For example TTwitterifc”, an alternative to Twitter, its whole development cost was about $250,000. After this consideration you can worry about pricing and make you want to give up, but let’s go step by step.
The main questions which afect the price are:
After this considerations we can defne an idea of the project price, but we can make a similarity: how much does a car costs?
Everybody answer that depends on the brand, model, etc... We can use this point of view for Mobile app development.
To make an approximate example we can say:
Now I know you have understood that the app development is not so simple as it seems. Is also complicated make it runnable on every kind of environment.
For make is easier our company has developed this modus operandi: