Many brands and companies around the world are looking to increase the visibility of their business and increase profits through a mobile app. The development of mobile apps has transformed the market and continues to grow year after year, with no signs of decline. Next, we will review the 10 sectors that must be digitally transformed into a mobile app in 2021
What are the best niches to invest in in 2021 to create a mobile app?
1. Health Sector
The mobile health applications help medical professionals to document and manage medical visits more efficiently.
The benefits of health applications are better results of treatments with patients due to the possibility of better monitoring of them, through apps.
The size of the healthcare market will hit $ 11 trillion in 2021 and growth is already being witnessed due to the integration of telecommunications with medical services. Consequently, reducing health costs.
The health market already exceeds one million apps available in the market.
2. Financial Sector / FinTech
Lately, the financial sector already has apps developed to manage the large amounts of information that they analyze at any time.
According to Google, 41% of mobile users use financial apps for activities related to their own finances. In addition, 82% of these do it weekly.
3. Technology Sector
The technology sector has reached 5.2 trillion dollars in 2020, according to data from the IDC consultancy. In the United States and many other countries, it represents a highly significant percentage of economic activity.
The cause of the large size of the market is due to the fact that the economy, jobs and personal lives are increasingly digital.
Globally, in 2020, the market is expected to grow 3.7% at normal levels, with an optimistic forecast of growth of 5.4% and pessimistic of 1.9% respectively.
The technology sector is made up of multiple categories, such as Software (12%), devices + infrastructure (23%), it + companies + services (21%), emerging technology (17%), and telecommunication services (26 %).
Trends in mobile applications for 2021
- Augmented reality and virtual reality
- Artificial intelligence and Chatbots
- Cross-platform application development
- Internet of things
4. Tourism and Travel Sector
With the emergence of augmented reality and virtual reality app development technologies, it will be possible to travel anywhere in the world without leaving home thanks to the use of augmented reality apps. Any travel agency can now have a virtual travel catalog developing its own mobile app with AR.
5. Fashion eCommerce and m Commerce sector
Online commerce represented 12% of total sales in 2018. However, according to Forrester, in 2020 it has risen to 27%.
The traditional sales channel has undergone mutations, from the classical conception, later being called electronic commerce (e-commerce) until we now find ourselves with the concept of mobile commerce (m-commerce).
6. Education Sector
As a result of the Covid19 pandemic, there is an increasing trend towards an online training model. The incorporation of videoconferencing tools, as well as the possibility of carrying out tests and training pills through a mobile app for training, will be one of the key points in the digitization of this very traditional sector.
7. Medical Sector
As we indicated in our services section to develop software focused on pharmaceutical companies and laboratories, the medical sector is evolving very quickly towards a new digital model. There are already many medical insurers that include a mobile app in their portfolio of services, through which it is possible to contact a doctor, for example by video call.
8. Home Food Sector
Since the appearance of “Just Eat” apps a few years ago, the food delivery sector (“delivery”) has grown by leaps and bounds without anything getting in the way. It is already very common, and more so with Covid19, to order food at home instead of going to a restaurant. The development of apps to order food at home is gaining strength and is here to stay.
9. eCommerce sector
With the help of payment applications, it is becoming easier to use our money digitally.
The global ecommerce sector is expected to reach $ 2.8 trillion by the end of 2020 and is expected to reach $ 9.5 trillion by 2027, with CAGR growth of 19.1%.