How Much Does It Cost To build An iOS Application?

How Much Does It Cost To build An iOS Application?

13 February, 2016 by img Jatin Panchal in iOS App Development
How Much Does It Cost To build An iOS Application?

From past few years, it has been seen that the mobile application development market is increasing rapidly in the market. The usage of mobile applications has had been growing by 76% in the last year, and the average mobile users download many iOS apps per month.

The introduction of Apple Pay has increased the popularity of iOS application by 90%. Some of the iOS applications have become a game-changing marketing tool for the entrepreneurs to drive revenue and traffic.

Types of iOS Apps That You Can Develop:

  • Gaming apps
  • Database determined custom functionality apps
  • Enhanced apps for modification of the hardware and firmware of the device
  • Completely dynamic iOS applications
  • Utility determined apps and so on

The type of iOS app you want to develop may vary with the content that you have and how often you can control them to get your hands on the entire process. If you know what type of apps you required for your business, then it will be easier for you to know about its cost to build. Going through the process without knowing where you are heading could cost your pocket a lot.

Different Costs for Varied iOS Apps Development:

  • Simple, table based app – $ 500- $2000
  • Database App (native) – $2000-$3000
  • In-App Purchasing – $1,000-$3,000
  • Web Services – $1,000-$2000
  • Share Capabilities – $500-$1,500

The iOS apps development deals with the programming process. However, the cost to build an iOS application varies gradually with the type of Apple Devices for which you are developing the application. Some applications with their development costs are mentioned below.

Simple iOS application development requires $500 to $1000 depending on their functionality. If you are familiar with the content and know the clear direction, then it could lessen your cost; however, the additional cost will be required if you want to integrate social media, GPS locators and other features along with the application.

Database determined the iOS application: The cost to build a database determined iOS application will vary from $2000 to $3000 depending on their work-ability. This is mainly because the architecture and the logic that are used during the development process demands more cost leaving content, sound, writing, image, etc. out of the option. Since the data that these apps are driving are very much significant; thus, the cost to build them also demands more investment.

Gaming iOS application like Angry Birds, Candy Crush: By talking to the gaming application developers, you can know about the cost to build such iOS apps. If you have decided to build an iOS based gaming application, then it is mandatory to stay equip with the monetary support up to $8000 as you never know when and where the hardcore game source code demand more. The benefit of developing a gaming iOS application is endless as it ensures that they get downloaded in much greater number. The funny and cool games are the today’s market demand. So you can make your investment in developing such games that in turn will give you better ROI.

Apart from all these, the design part also demands more cost if you want to develop some eye-catchy iOS application.


Jatin Panchal

Jatin Panchal is the Founder & Managing Director at Rlogical Techsoft Pvt. Ltd. For more than a decade, he has been fostering the organization's growth in the IT horizons. He has always bestowed personalized approaches on .NET, PHP, Flutter, and Full-Stack web development projects. From startups to large enterprises, he has empowered them to accomplish business goals. By delivering successful industry-driven solutions, he is encouraging the capability of AI, ML, blockchain, and IoT into custom websites and hybrid mobile applications.

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