iPhone App Development : The Cost Factor
Before actually going ahead with the development of an app compatible with any mobile device you, as a mobile app developer should first think what is the purpose of developing an app, how much cost will be involved, who will be the target audience and so on. Most mobile app developers develop apps as it is their passion. However, the mobile app development venture should also be profitable for you to recover time, money and effort spend on developing it.
In this article, we will deal with the cost of developing an iPhone app and how much you are expected to spend on iPhone Application Development.
Basic iPhone Apps
If you hire an iPhone app developer from any of the mobile application development company a basic iPhone app can cost you anywhere between $1000 to $3000 or more. If the content, logo and graphics is ready with you it will reduce the cost. In such scenario, you can expect to spend about $1500. The more features you add to you mobile app the more the cost you have to incur.
Database apps are more advanced and hence the total cost will be high and can vary between $10,000 to $40,000 or more. Database or Native apps are somewhat complex because the functioning of the app is entirely data driven. The iPhone developer has to first understand the logic behind the app, create a flow and then make it functional and usable making use of the images, content etc. provided by you.
iPhone Game Apps
Developing an iPhone game app can be expensive. Depending on the type of iPhone game app you wish to develop you can expect the total cost somewhere between $25,000 to $250,000. For instance, a typical racing game will cost you nearly $100,000. iPhone game development required many advanced features to catch the audience’s attention and keep them engaged and engrossed for a good amount of time. The more features you add the more cost you have to bear. But, a popular game app attracts more downloads as compared to other apps and thus is bound to increase your ROI.
Addition of various other advanced features will push the total cost of your iPhone app development. You can add features such as:
- Remote control
- In app advertising
- Sharing features
- Game center and lots more….
iPhone App Design
iPhone app design is crucial for the success of your app as it will attract more visitors to your app. Hence, it is advisable to invest in a good mobile app design.
Once your app is fully ready you just have to pay a very minimal registration charge to Apple. If you wish to do separate marketing of your app you have to bear additional cost but this will help you to attract more users to your app and enable you to gain more benefits out of it.
To sum up, there are many mobile app development companies who offers app development services at an minimum cost. Hence, it is advisable to spend more and get the best iPhone app as per your business requirement…!