Things You Should Know Before Starting Smartphone App Design

Mobile Design is a field of design that evolved a couple of years ago. The growth of mobile applications gained height with the launch of the iPhone and the App Store in 2008. By now you must have definitely used all the fun apps on smartphones. You must have reserved a table at your favorite restaurant, used weather and news updates, used maps for directions, or even played various games.

Nowadays everybody is shifting to smartphone technology; many businesses are struggling to develop unique smartphone apps to strengthen their brand and increase profits. So are you looking to build a smartphone application? There are plenty of options for invention in smartphone app development, and as a result you always must be up to date of all the latest apps on all the platforms. It is recommended that you test one app and how this app behaves on different mobile platforms; it would guide you about the unique styles and deviations between each platform.

In all possibility, your project would fall into one of three categories. It would either be a consumer app that has the possibility for wide circulation; a modernisation effort for a brand new or existing business; or migration of a website to a mobile app.

Mary Meeker of Morgan Stanley believes that mobile based internet usage will outperform that of desktops by the middle of 2013. Hence, it is significant for your establishment to have a mobile application. The following points must be considered before planning the development of smartphone app:

Why are you developing the app?

It might seem the simplest question to answer. But believe me it’s the toughest of all. It’s crucial to have a elucidate vision for the app, as well as the business goals it would help in achieving.

What is the objective of your app?

Will the smartphone app add value to your business and customers? The functionality projected must increase efficiency, make everyday jobs easier to achieve. You must lay stress on the main practicality of the app instead of adding unnecessary features that are doubtful to be used.

Should you develop a Native App or a Mobile Web App?

If your app is for a particular hardware, like cameras, scanners, etc., you should think of creating native apps for the particular platform. But if you are intending to simply render a supreme mobile experience for your existent website, a mobile web app is the solution.

If you settle for Native app, next step is to plan the target operating system like iOS, android or windows mobile. You must have a well-defined understanding of the target customers, usage models, and device usage which will finally help to choose platform for the smartphone app.

Does your App Developer have a clear knowledge of smartphone app Design and Usability? For the app to be successful, the design of mobile app must be attractive and easy to use. It is important for app developer to have clear knowledge of design choices and restraints of the targeted platform to develop the best app possible. It is also very crucial to consider usability of app early on in development phase.

Is the Mobile App Interactive?

Smartphones are fitted with many features like voice activation, text & video messaging, camera, video recording etc. Thus it is profitable to develop a mobile app which is interactive and must support one or more of these modern features.

Do you require a Privacy Policy?

If your app requires to collect any sensitive data from clients, you need to include a privacy policy that explain the details of the data collected and how it will be used to avoid problems later on.

If you require assistance with your smartphone app development or want to know how CGColors can guide you with your mobile application development plan, please contact us by dropping us message on We would love to hear from you.

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