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FAQs: Apps Development

We have noticed that most of our clients seeking professional mobile app development solutions have similar questions to ask. To answer their queries, we have put together a list of frequently asked questions answered by our experienced experts.

What are the platforms on which you develop apps?

At SunTec, we provide native mobile app development solutions on iOS and Android. We also offer hybrid/cross-platform mobile app development solutions on HTML5.

What is the average duration of the process?

On an average, it takes at least three weeks to create an enterprise-level app. Generally, the duration of the process depends on the complexity of the app and the features that you want in the app.

What are the stages involved in the mobile app development process?

There are three stages in our mobile app development process: The first stage is of planning in which we, after understanding your business and your objectives behind developing a mobile app, will wireframe a solution. The second stage is the design and development stage wherein we will create designs, character models (2D or 3D), sound effects and will test and remove the bugs and errors in the app, if any.

The third and final stage marks the launch of the app followed by the marketing of the app.

How much will developing an app cost?

Again, the cost of the app also depends on its complexity and your preferences. Other contributing factors are the types of graphics used, sound effects, the platform chosen, etc. To know about the estimated price of your project, kindly send us your requirements and we will get back to you shortly.

How many types of apps do you develop?

We develop a wide variety of apps ranging from utilities, entertainment, travel, finance, social networking, productivity, weather, business, to gaming and children's apps.

What types of industries you have served?

We have catered to the needs of business owners from industries like eCommerce, education, finance, healthcare, media, retail, NGOs and many others.

How long have you been providing mobile app development services?

We, at SunTec, have been providing mobile app development services since the year 2008.

What are the versions of Android and iOS that you can implement?

We have been providing mobile app development services since the inception of iOS and Android. Our years of experience in the domain give us the expertise in implementing all the versions of Android including Jelly bean, Ice Cream Sandwich, Honeycomb , Gingerbread and the latest KitKat version, and all the versions of iOS including iOS 7.0.

Do you only build native apps?

No, our developers are also proficient in hybrid/cross-platforms apps development. We will listen to your requirements and will also suggest you which platform and what type of app development process will be the most advantageous to you.

Which coding style and technologies do you implement?

Regardless of the platform you choose, we follow a standard MVC pattern to design apps. However, we use different technologies like X-Code editor, Objective C, SQLite database for iPhone and iPad app development. For Android we use eclipse editor, Android SDK, JAVA and SQLite database.

What are the other supportive technologies where your developers are an expert?

Our developers have a thorough understanding of the mobile app development process. Other than having expertise in primary technologies used in mobile app development, our developers are an expert in supportive technologies like Accelerometer, Titanium, Sencha, Cocoa Touch, Android and iOS APIs, and several other technologies used in accelerating the process and enhancing the output. Our developers can also create enthralling games with amazing storyline, exciting levels and sound effects. They can model the characters in 2D and 3D animation using Corona, Cocos2D, Unity 3D, etc.

Do you provide maintenance services?

At SunTec, we are well-known for providing full-cycle solutions. From conceptualization to post-sale support and maintenance, we will stay with you at every stage and ensure that your app is bug-free and stays so in the future.

I only want to enhance my existing app? Can I get it done?

Yes, of course. You can either partner with us to develop an app right from the scratch or just to enhance the functionality of your app. You can avail our mobile app development services in its entirety or individually. In any case, we promise to deliver high-quality apps. We also provide migration services.

What are the extra efforts required to build an app for tablet?

A tablet has a higher screen resolution and size in comparison to a Smartphone. The only effort required in tablet app development will be the adjustment of screen resolution.

Do you also provide app development services for tablet PCs?

Yes, you can feel free to contact us if you wish to get a tablet app developed for iPad or any Android powered tablet.

Do I need to pay for a full-time time team even when I hire one for just the enhancement of my app?

No. We have flexible hiring models to suit your varied project needs. You can hire from us on full-time, part-time, monthly, weekly and hourly basis.

How will I know about the status of my project?

Each of our mobile app development projects is allocated to an experienced project manager. He stays in touch with our clients during the working hours via Skype, email and phone and acts as a single point of contact informing our clients about the progress of their projects.

Do you consult your clients at every stage of a project or revert to them only when you have turned it around?

We work closely with our clients and will ask for your suggestions and reviews at each stage of the development cycle. We will also make sure that all your feedbacks and suggestions are implemented in the development cycle.

I don't have a complete idea. Can you help?

Yes, our expert developers will assist you in not only converting your idea into reality but they will also help you in improving upon them.

Can you help me in marketing and launching my app?

We have professionals who are experienced in the marketing and submission processes and they will guide you smoothly through the entire procedure. We will use official and unofficial app stores, In-app promotions, direct advertisement via social networking sites, analytics tools and several other methods to promote your app.

What is the procedure of launching my app at the app store?

There are different procedures for iOS and Android. To launch your app at the iTunes store, we will create an ID and submit the application. It requires 15 working days to get the membership activated. On activation of the account, we will upload the application.

To get your app launched at Android's Google play, we will create an ID and upload the APK file once the account is activated. Although, the Android app will be made available in the next few hours, it takes 10 working days to get your app listed at the iTunes store.

Do you sign an NDA?

Yes we do. You can completely rely on our developers to keep your idea safe and private. We will, on completion of the project, will hand over the app and the source code to you.

How can I retain my customers?

We use push notification to inform customers about the updates, new offers, bonuses and events about your business.

Can I also get a mobile website developed at SunTec?

Yes, we also provide mobile website development services. You can either ask us to create a dedicated website targeted for iOS audiences or android audiences or both.

How do I begin my project with you?

It's simple. You can either contact us or write to us at info@suntecindia.com.

In case you have any other questions, feel free to contact us, we will be more than glad to help you.