App Development Cost: Know Everything 2022

Mobile applications have come a long way, there’s nothing you can not do with your phone. Just download and install the app related to your need or choice, and you can do anything on your fingertips! 

The App development process comes with so many questions and probably the first question that comes to your mind is how will it cost to develop an application. 

Well, the cost to develop an app can depend upon so many factors. Let’s break down all the factors one by one. 

Choose the type of application

Firstly decide on what kind of application you want to develop. Without deciding the type of your application, you can not estimate the cost of app development. You can develop any kind of app you want. First, decide on the niche of your app. Some common niches for app development are Gaming App, Business App, Educational App, Fashion App, etc.

Here are some statistics about the cost of different types of app development:

Gaming App Development Cost – $50,000 to $3,00,000

• Business App Development Cost – $15,000 to $1,00,000

• Entertainment App Development Cost – $10,000 to $1,50,000

Decide on the complexity of the application

You need to decide on how complex your application will be. There are 3 major types of applications based on their complexity: 

• Basic Apps: Basic apps are applications that contain only basic and essential features. The cost of basic app development can vary between $20,000 to $50,000.

• Mid-Level Apps: Mid-Level apps are only basic apps with some extra features which are not so complex. The cost of mid-level app development can vary between $50,000 to $1,50,000.

• Complex Apps: Complex apps are apps with more complex and advanced features. Of course, it’s gonna cost more than the other two types. The cost of Complex app development can be more than $1,50,000.

Basic Applications Mid-level Applications Complex Applications
$20,000 – $50,000 $50,000 – $1,50,00 More than $1,50,000

Choose the right platform for the application

Focus on your target market and then choose the right platform for app development.

There can be three possibilities: 

1. IOS App Development

2. Android App Development

3. Cross-Platform App Development

We recommend you develop an application for both of the platforms. It is better to have a better reach to the audience.


Development Scope of the application

There are many applications that only need front-end development. Then the cost of this kind of app development would be low. If your application needs a full-stack app development then the cost scenario would be different. If an application only needs front-end development, it will cost only a few hours for developers and the whole development team. So that’s how costs can be reduced for front-end development.

Design of the application

UI/UX is the most important feature of your application. The first thing anyone would notice in your application is the design and look of the application. UI/UX designers of the team can quote cost-estimate based on the design of an application. More complex and creative design lead to high cost for the app development.

Number of Features

App development cost depends on the number of features. More features results in a higher cost for your app development. There are many extraordinary features that everyone wants to integrate into their applications such as 

1. Push Notifications

2. Login with Social Media

3. API Integration

4. Payment Gateway Integration

And many more. Integration of these features may cost you more.

Choose between In House or Outsourcing

If you and your team are from a non-IT background then go for outsourcing without any further discussion. If you are from a familiar background then you have to choose between these two for app development. We would suggest you to go for outsourcing as the price per hour for app development in some countries are cheaper and it also adds the benefit of saving the office light bills, employee salaries, etc.

For outsourcing, The cost of the app development depends on the region. There are different per-hour rates based on the locality. Here is the list of some of the top countries with that per-hour rate.

North America $140-150 per hour
Australia $100-120 per hour
U.K. $60-80 per hour
Eastern Europe $30-40 per hour
India $25-30 per hour

Now that, you know all the factors that affect cost-estimation. You can decide on what kind of application you want to develop and hire a dedicated development team to develop your application. 

How can Coruscate help you?

Coruscate is one of the leading app development companies. If you want to develop an application, you can Contact Us for more details.


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