8 May 2024

What does a mobile app cost?

An insight into the various factors and considerations that influence the cost of mobile app development.

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Understanding mobile app costs

The cost of developing a mobile app can vary significantly based on several factors. These factors can include the complexity of the app, the number of platforms it will be available on, and the geographical location of the development team.

Factors affecting mobile app cost

  • Complexity and features: The more complex an app and the more features it has, the more time it will take to develop and, therefore, the more it will cost.
  • Platforms: Developing an app for both Android and iOS can nearly double the cost.
  • Location of development team: Developers based in different countries can have significantly different rates.

You can get a rough estimate of your app development costs using our cost calculator.

Keeping app costs down

There are strategies to keep app development costs down, such as developing a minimum viable product (MVP) first, outsourcing development, and testing ideas before full-scale development. Check out our blog on how to build a mobile app in 2024 for ideas.

The investment of a good app

While the upfront cost of app development can be high, it's important to consider the long-term value. A beautifully designed, highly functional app can significantly improve the user experience, boost customer satisfaction, and ultimately increase revenue. Understand the importance of investing in a good app by reading our article on how UX design can transform your business.


While the cost of mobile app development varies greatly, understanding these costs can help ensure you make a wise investment that adds value to your business and your customers.

If you are thinking about developing a mobile app and have more questions, don't hesitate to contact us.