Mobile Apps Vs Web Applications

In Today’s Mobile era companies can reach their major target audiences virtually at any time and any place via mobile apps and web applications. The reason behind it, more and more users accesses the Internet to search for information on mobile portals using smartphone devices or tablet PCs. Both mobile apps and web applications are used on the same media platform mobile devices. 


The mobile apps provide a powerful media to connect enterprises with their clients and customers as well as collect data from their clients and provide services to their clients on a new platform. The mobile apps are available on App stores like Google Play and Apple’s App Store. These platforms now run on cloud-based technology.

A Mobile website is designed exclusively for the smaller screens and touch screen capabilities of smartphones and tablets. It can easily access by any mobile’s device web browser. Users just go on the URL then type or just a click on a link to the website, and then website automatically detects the mobile devices and redirects to the user.

Both Mobile apps and web apps let customers find and access their business from mobile devices they use the most, but a web application and mobile application is not the same thing. Here are some differences between web apps and mobile apps and how they can beneficial in their business.

  1. The web applications can perform many of the same objectives as regular mobile apps, but it has some limitations. Unlike installed apps, most of the web applications always require an internet connectivity to perform. Web applications do not perform as well with simulation and graphics, and it also can not access all the sensors on a mobile device.
  2. Web applications work in standard web portals, and can be created to work across many brands of devices, even with different operating systems and screen sizes. Web applications developers can also comprise platform specific coding, ignored by any other system, that permit an improved performance on specific devices whereas mobile app developers must have to create unique separate pieces of software for each platform, such as Android or iPhone.
  3. The App stores such as Google Play on Android develop and sell mobile apps and get a percentage of each app sale. Most of the mobile apps across all mobile platforms also provide free ad-supported versions. Due to web applications open just like regular websites, they can not be sold through these app stores. Web applications generally have no cost, but it may include advertising. By preventing the app marketplaces, web applications give developers an approach to publish any content they wish and update that content, rather than waiting for authorization from the authority.