What is a Native App?
A native mobile application is a piece of software built for a mobile or tablet device. A native app is built using the tools and language provided by the platform. For Android this is Kotlin (used to be Java) and for iOS (iPhone and iPad) the native language is Swift (used to be ObjectiveC).
Building an app using the tools, languages and APIs provided by the platform ensures that your app is of the highest quality and customers enjoyed the highest standard of User Experience (UX). The richest of animations, access to all the device’s functionality & features, and easy debugging during the development process, are all possible when building native mobile applications.
We have written further about this subject on our blog.
Native App Developers
Our in-house development team have a wealth of experience in delivering bespoke phone apps for Apple iOS products like the iPhone 8, and Android-powered smartphones such as the Samsung Galaxy Edge, HTC One, Google Pixel and many more.
We are passionate about developing native apps that offer the best user experience, more features and the highest conversion and retention rates.
iPhone or Android
Do I really need an Apple iOS app and a Google Android app, surely one platform will be enough?
Android (the Google-built operating system) is on the majority of smartphones worldwide but the app market for iOS (Apple’s operating system for iPhone, iPad & Apple Watch) is almost as large as the Android market. As of January 2017, there were 3.5 million Android apps & 2.2 million iOS apps.
Therefore, it's vital for organisations to be able to offer both iOS and Android apps as part of their market offering.
Founded in 2006 and based in Brighton, we’ve grown to become one of the most well-respected mobile application development companies in the UK. We've won numerous awards, we've developed apps that have been listed in the Top 10 in various categories in the App Store, and we have received recognition from industry specialists such as Clutch consultants.
Our clients come from multiple industry sectors and include market leaders such as Jaguar Land Rover, The Marine Conservation Society, Morrisons Supermarkets, Willis Towers Watson, Ziffit, KitchenCraft, TrainSplit and many more.
"Great service, very professional, would highly recommend. Brightec have been a superb partner over the past few years. They have added so much to our business, and always deliver." Ziffit
"They've delivered everything they've said on time at a cost-effective price. They've completely managed our expectations throughout and delivered on budget on time and done everything they said they would do." Numerco
"There is little they can’t do... I’ve chosen the right company." TrainSplit