HTML 5 Mobile App vs Native App – Which are better?

HTML 5 Mobile App vs Native App – Which are better?

03 December, 2019 by img Rahul Panchal in Android App Development
HTML 5 Mobile App vs Native App – Which are better?

There are few factors that will help you to decide which is the best technology for your mobile app. Each method of developing a mobile app is having its own set of pros and cons.

In this blog, we have explained about the main difference between Native and HTML5 mobile app development solution. In addition to this, will explain a couple of pros and cons of each method. So, let’s start with HTML 5 Mobile App.

What is HTML5 Mobile Apps?

A HTML5 mobile application is a sort of Web application created with that form of the Web content standard and intended for smatphones, tablets and portable different gadgets.

HTML5 applications can take a shot at various portable stages, for example, Android and iOS. They utilize a blend of PC programming dialects like CSS, JavaScript, and HTML5. In fact, a HTML5 portable application is a site page that works like an application however the majority of the individuals make it PSD to HTML5. Since the wellspring of this sort of use isn’t the stage, the application becomes stage impartial.



  • – Save time, reduced costs & easy to build
  • – HTML5 app will run on any mobile device & improve performance
  • – Business consistency across platforms
  • – Easy to maintain as compared to native apps


  • – Not beneficial while we upgrade features of the respective platforms
  • – Creating large and heavy apps (like gaming) is difficult to manage with HTML5
  • – These apps run on a browser and lack the desired quality from a UX perspective.


Read more here: How Much Does it Really Cost To Develop A Mobile App?


What is Native Apps?

Native applications are the applications specific to a given stage, for example, iOS, Android, Windows, or Blackberry. The advancement apparatuses like Java and Eclipse (in the event of Android), Objective C and Swift (if there should be an occurrence of iOS); make the applications run on that stage. They utilize the cell phone inbuilt OS includes that upgrades the application to a great extent. They can’t run on different stages, which implies an individual native android application development required for singular stages.


– These applications can be downloaded from the App store and can be utilized in a split second by the end client. The engineer and the client, both discover dealing with a Native application extremely straightforward.

– Native applications incorporate with cell phone highlights like the camera, area, address book, and so forth. These applications likewise coordinate with different applications to profit by extra highlights.

– There is an immense network out there to help Native App engineers manufacture better applications. Local applications are generally increasingly secure.

– Native applications are created in the separate condition and advantage from the updates in the individual stages.


– One significant downside of a local application is that it is limited to a stage.

– Native applications require greater venture as it requires separate assets to configuration, create and keep up applications for all the particular stages.

– Managing local applications is troublesome, as any progressions that should be done, must experience a rehashed procedure for each of the three stages.


Read more here: The Latest Trend in Native Apps & Hybrid Apps


Which are better: HTML5 or Native Apps?

There is no ideal response to this inquiry. It relies upon your objectives and prerequisites.

While HTML5 makes profoundly captivating versatile applications rapidly, it doesn’t give any special capacities that help convey clients with great portable experience.

Local applications empower clients to utilize portable functionalities however making a local application can be costly and requires considerably more time contrasted with HTML 5 when you’re focusing on different gadgets.

One of the significant points of interest of HTML5 application improvement administration is that you’re just required to fabricate a solitary application for all gadgets, it’s help different stages. This, obviously, implies you’re going to spare a great deal of time, exertion and cash on your underlying form and future updates. Also, HTML5 applications utilizing advancements, for example, Adobe PhoneGap, Cordova which will enable you to distribute your application on the application stores.

These purported ‘hybrid applications‘ consolidate a portion of the benefits of HTML5 applications and Nativeapplications.



For organizations this gives a significant decrease in cost, a tremendous lessening in an opportunity to market, and much lower paces of running into programming bugs over various stages. When building up an application in HTML5, in light of the fact that you just need to test your code once, testing time is additionally decreased taking into consideration quick item improvement.

They’re likewise typically a decent decision for economical designers or when substance will be evolving frequently. Not exclusively is HTML5 financially savvy, spare time, adaptable in nature, and simple to produce for portable application designers; they’re normally adored and utilized over the world. Along these lines, when contrasting HTML5 versus local applications, you’ll need to take a gander at your particular needs and objectives.

Rlogical Techsoft Pvt. Ltd is offering highly efficient and scalable mobile app development solutions. Our mobile app developers are highly proficient and thrive to develop an app that users will love. Our applications are engineered to help your business grow. We are committed to delivering a top-notch application on time, within budget and with no compromise on quality.


Rahul Panchal

Rahul Panchal is the Founder & Managing Director at Rlogical Techsoft Pvt. Ltd. He is a pioneer tech enthusiast who has assisted diverse enterprise solutions with a fresh perspective over the years. From integrating technologies like Full-Stack, .NET, Flutter & PHP, he has harnessed custom web or hybrid mobile app development projects. His creative outlook on the latest models of AI, ML, blockchain, and IoT, has made various businesses attain leading-edge success.

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