In this highly competitive and continuously evolving technology world, it is very important to keep analyzing the latest technology trends that are ruling the industry so that you can guide and provide the best Mobile App Development to your clients.


Mobile app development trends which were popular in 2020 may not provide the same success in 2021. Below are some of the top mobile app development trends of 2021:

Developing Apps For Foldable Smartphones:

With the announcement of Samsung on its upcoming foldable smartphones, the Operating Systems are gearing up to make the maximize use of this technology and optimize the user experience. Google, in 2018, officially announced the foldable support on Android phones by using its ‘screen continuity’ API.

Definitely ‘foldable smartphones’ are going to be the next buzzword in the year 2021 and the companies need to plan their mobile application development strategy in a way that it runs seamlessly on foldable devices. Pixel Values Technolabs has already started R&D on apps development for the foldable smartphones and provide that ‘first in the market’ edge to its clients.

Machine Learning (ML) and Artificial Intelligence (AI):

AI and ML have been continuously amongst the top mobile app development trends for last few years. The very important reason behind the overnight success of the mobile application, FaceApp is their brilliant use of Artificial Intelligence technology. The app allows user to seamlessly add filters to their photos to show how they would look like when they are older, younger, etc. Similarly, Machine Learning is doing wonders in the mobile app development projects by providing the valuable real time data analytics.

The ML industry is expected to grow at 42% CAGR and is estimated around $8 B by 2022.


Chatbots help in substantially reducing the cost to the company. With more buyers demanding do-it-yourself (DIY) custom service, Chatbots are a perfect way of providing the same.

Integration of chatbots with mobile apps has already taken the customer experience to next level and helped businesses in reducing the cost. Although there over 4 million apps on App and Play store combined, however, there are only few apps who have integrated with chatbots. Highly experienced development team at Pixel Values have mastered the art of integrating Chatbots in any platform (mobile, web) and help clients optimizing in this real business opportunity.

Top Mobile App Development Trends 2021-Pixel Values

Integration With Wearable App

Wearable technology is growing very fast all around the world, and with the technology advancement we can soon expect it to become an important part of our everyday lives. The number of wearable device is expected to reach 900 M by 2021.

Apple also constantly keeps updating their Apple watch; this clearly signifies the rise in wearable technology and hence, makes this as one of the popular iOS App Development trends on 2021.

IoT Apps

IoT is a network of smart gadgets which are interconnected via sensors, software or other technologies for the purpose of sharing data with other devices or systems over internet.

Giants like Amazon and Google have already leveraged into this technology and empowered their product offering with IoT Application Development solutions with Amazon ‘Echo’ and Google’s Home Voice Controller.

The cool tech savvy products are no more sci-fi stuffs; in fact they are more of reality and common daily lives items. Increase in the demand of the IoT gadgets will also increase the demand for IoT-enabled apps; hence, this is also one of the top mobile app developments of 2021.

Augmented Reality (AR) and Virtual Reality (VR)

Gaming applications saw a surge in the number of download, revenue and users even during the tough COVID-19 times. These motivated companies more to develop higher quality gaming applications which also included developing games using Augmented Reality App Development and VR App Development technologies to give better user experience. AR / VR are not just limited to providing high-quality gaming experience; they are equally helpful in providing rich user experience for apps.
Technology giants like Google and Apple are already innovating ways to leverage these technologies and provide best possible seamless user experience. Considering the huge depth and breadth up to which AR/VR can contribute in mobile app development, the worldwide market of AR/VR is expected to be around over $200 BN by 2022.


Already there are millions of apps available in App Store and Google Play Store. Not all of these apps are future ready, and to stand out in this fiercely competitive world, it is very important for the businesses to make use of these mobile development trends and stand out in the competition. Pixel Values Technolabs has all the needed experience and skillset to develop a highly engaging and successful product end-to-end and delivering that WOW factor to customer’s need.

Author Bio:

Nimish Gupta is the Director (PMO) at Pixel Values Technolabs, a top-rated Mobile App Development Company in India. Nimish has over 13 years of experience in the Information Technology & Telecommunication industry. He has done lots of projects for the Government of India. He is very determined to ensure that solutions presented to the clients adopt the right technology and are scalable to adapt to new platform requirements of the ever-growing Information Technology industry.

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