Every year, a wide spectrum of technologies used to launch with the core purpose of making our living more simple, more better. Way back on 2008, Android came with its first OS version and since then, it has continued its legacy of launching a series of upgraded features for redefining the user experience. With a global market share of more than 80%, it has become the dominant player in the mobile industry and to uphold their place intact, Google is about to bring to a plight of technologies this year as well.
Following here are some of the most evolving trends to keep an eye on in the domain of Android app development in 2017.
Search within App
With the launch of In-App Search, Android is helping users to find any type of content on your phone. However, as compared to the common search option provided in all the Android tablets and smartphones, In-App search feature represents the Google search bar within those applications which, are being already installed on your smartphone. Furthermore, Google has seamlessly integrated this feature into popular applications including YouTube, Gmail and Spotify. However, they are about to extend the number of applications supported by In-App in the future as well.
Launch of Android Instant App
What are Instant Apps? Well, with the goal to offer users with faster access to Android applications, Google launched the Instant Apps. Now with a single click, users can download applications instantly such as web pages. Furthermore, it will installed only in part and not fully downloaded on your portable device in full size. Android Instant apps are further comparable to normal web page traffic. Thus, our tablets and phones won’t get occupied with several applications which, we need only for a one-time purpose.
More Strict Android App Security
Security of an app is a vital element to consider for every user. With the eye to satisfy the software security needs of users, Google is about to come with a series of app security refinements for the Android operating system. Moreover, though the Android Instant Apps is new to the mobile-first world, however, it is deploying a runtime permission model being neatly integrated with Android Marshmallow, thereby proving it be a highly safe and secure feature. Automatic security updates greatly help in increasing the total app’s security and make the interaction safer and easier.
Over the years, many changes have come up for Google’s Android, thereby evolving from a simple smartphone Operating System to powering a range of other devices. Keeping this in consideration, a series of refinements have come up in the domain of Android app development. Thus, for businesses willing to expand their reach in the Android market, getting in touch with expert app developers can greatly help them to stand ahead of their competitors and updated as well.