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 A mobile application gives your users an exclusive environment where they get to know about your services/ products.

The StartUp Lab will assist you in mobile app development customized as per your business.

We are specialized in making apps for Android, ios or for both platforms.

Types of Mobile Applications and Why your business needs one

Depending upon the underlying technology and their use, there are 3 types of Mobile Applications

  1. Native Mobile App
  2. Hybrid Mobile App
  3. Web-Based Mobile App

Mobile usage is increasing each day. It is estimated that by the year 2022, annual mobile app downloads will reach 258 billion.

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Considering these statistics, it’s better to have a mobile app for your business.

Which type of mobile application to choose for your business?

Before choosing, you should know the benefits and drawbacks of each type.

Native Application

Native Apps are built specifically for only one platform i.e. android or ios.

For android apps, languages like Java or Kotlin are used. Swift or Objective-C are used for ios platform.

So, if you just want to make an application specifically for android or ios users, native mobile application is suitable for your business.

Benefits of Native Application

  • Better app performance
  • Data security
  • Better user experience
  • Overall usability

 Drawbacks of Native Application

  • Costly, as separate code is written for android and ios
  • Takes time to build

Hybrid Application

Hybrid applications are those which are used for both platforms i.e. ios and android. Hybrid Apps have the same code base. 

Benefits of Hybrid Application

  • Single Code usability
  • Less expensive
  • Easy to maintain

Drawbacks of Hybrid Application

  • Needs Internet connection to work properly
  • Less efficient


Web-based applications are a specific type of application that is used via a web browser interface.

Benefits of Web-Based Application

  • Less expensive
  • Easy to maintain
  • Updates do not require manual help

Drawbacks of Web-Based Application

  • Less reactive
  • Less intuitive
  • Performance sometimes depend on the browser

Having a mobile application generally depends on your business requirement.

So, if still, you are not sure which type is suitable for your business, just call The StartUp Lab.

We will provide you with assistance to choose the best application type for your business.