India App Developers

Updated: November 29, 2021


Want to know who the top mobile app developers and game development companies are in India for Android and iOS? There are a large number of app and game developers in India, operating on both a freelance and full-time basis. They are available for you to hire in popular cities, including New Delhi, Mumbai, Bengaluru and Kolkata. India features a significantly overcrowded market for mobile app development, so it’s crucial to find the best app developers for the job. We’ve listed the top Indian mobile app developers in our directory below.

 

If you’re looking to enter the Indian app market or have a mobile app created by an Indian app development company, you’re in the right place.

The mobile app market in India is one of the fastest growing in the world – in mid 2015, 52 million more people accessed the internet over the previous year across the subcontinent. Mobile transactions are also driving the movement: In early 2016, some 200 million mobile wallets were open in the country.

The great news is that has led to a large number of mobile app development companies, especially around the cities of Bengaluru and Hyderabad.A large portion of mobile app developers in India focus on Android over iOS, but with India’s strong university system providing talented app developers, Indian app devs are spoilt for choice.

Indian app development and software development companies are often the partner of choice for enterprise clients in the US and Europe as they can offer higher capacity and significantly lower cost services.  Frequently agencies in other markets will also use Indian teams to help complete projects.

In this guide, we’ll give an overview of the app developers market in India – any company that has an office in India qualifiess – and we’ll give  some advice on how to choose an app developer, finally ending with some selected app developers in the final part. We’ve divided this guide into four main sections:

So here’s our guide …

The app developer market in India

Within the subcontinent Android, thanks to its higher variety of supported devices and cheaper handsets, holds over 90% of the market share, with iOS coming in at a lowly 2% of all smartphone users in the country.

The developer make-up reflects this. The vast majority of app devs list their skills as either Android-only or Android and iOS.

Indian App Developer Skillset, by Platform.

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Source: belong.co

Regional universities and the Indian Institute of Technology supply a wealth of app developers to the country’s market every year. 24% of Android developers on the market have 0-2 years of experience, while 42% have between 2 and 5 years. Similar statistics in iOS development show not that the country is inexperienced, but rather that its developer population is very young.

Geographically, there are a number of hotspots in India, the top three being Bengaluru, the National Capital Region (as the area around New Delhi, including the metropolis, is called) and Hyderabad, with 55% of all Indian Android app developers found in those three areas. iOS is more spread out, with just over 45% of iOS developers in the triad, according to a report by Belong.co.

India App Developer Hotspots

India Map

Source: belong.co

As for languages, the most commonly used are JSON, HTML5 and Javascript, with Swift being the classic go-to for iOS developers. The native philosophy to app development is strong in the subcontinent.

In particular, eCommerce development is first choice for many mobile developers in the country, with the sector providing the highest salaries for devs in the country. This is for a number of reasons, such as eCommerce expanding in the subcontinent. As mentioned above, in 2016 there were about 200 million online wallets in India, with more being opened constantly. The “banknote purge” of November 2016 is expected to drive many to resort to mobile transactions and banking for their everyday purchases. The eCommerce sector is riding a very big wave.

Indian app development costs

As of 2016, there are approximately 2 million software developers in India, with about 50,000 of those developing for mobile, and Google is trying to increase the figure for Android specifically. There are also plenty of start-up incubators popping up around the country, with the most successful apps tackling everything from how to wear a Sari to hailing a rickshaw in the more remote parts of Mumbai and New Delhi.

Given the number of app developers in the country, and a relatively low value of the Indian Rupee, app development in India can be relatively cheap compared to American and European prices. On average, globally, it costs approximately $27,000 to develop an iOS app and $23,000 for Android. In India, however, costs are lower:

Median cost per hour, per platform (US Dollars).

cost per hour India

Source: statista.com

The median costs are considerably lower than in other regions of the world (in the most expensive region, the US, media cost per hour for iOS development is well above $160). There’s also plenty of choice, with nearly a quarter of all developers skilled in mobile development, and the majority of them clustered around the centres we pointed out above.

Top India App Development Companies:

On outsourcing

A large attraction to India’s app development market is the lower cost when compared to American and European agencies. One of the cheapest ways to get an app developed is through outsourcing, which you can do yourself on sites like Upwork, but a lot of companies (some of which we’ve listed below) act as middle-men, with a pool of freelance outsourced developers which they will select depending on your app’s requirements. Contact at this point could be direct with the freelancers, especially if you’ve picked them yourself, or through the company.

This approach can be cheaper, but it certainly is very different to hiring a company with in-house developers. A few things you should know about the process:

  • You are often responsible for your own design, especially in the UI and UX sphere. You could outsource this as well, but a lot of freelance developers will just do the app “building”. They do not always offer consultancy services.
  • If attempting to hire a freelance developer on your own, you’ll have to keep in mind the time difference (9.5 hours with New York, 4.5 with London, and India does not have daylight saving hours so this changes). This is important because a freelance developer might not offer 24/7 contact hours like companies do.
  • Language differences are something else to be aware of. A lot of developers in India create apps in one of the country’s 22 official languages, not necessarily in English or even Hindi.
  • Savings on app development costs can be very significant, but freelance devs are unlikely to offer other services like the back-end or maintenance and updates after launch. This may require hiring another freelancer or company, or re-hiring the first one – and they might not be available if they’re working on other projects.

While outsourcing your app’s creation directly to a freelance developer could net you considerable savings, the process is complicated and, especially if you’re creating your first-ever application, also quite risky. If you decide to go that route, we suggest working through an outsourcing company to mitigate some of the risk while still retaining a good level of savings. You can check out the list of companies below, which includes some selected by us which have outsourcing models.

How to Choose an Indian App Developer

A two-stage process. First, there’s plenty of research you can do on your own, as well as contacting others in your industry who have published a mobile app:

  • Review their portfolio: App characteristics can vary wildly depending on the type of application and its function. Often, previous experience in certain sectors, or with certain functionalities, can make a massive difference to the cost and time invested in a project.
  • Recommendations: Just as in any other business, recommendations can go a long way to finding your ideal app developer and discovering what it’s really like to work with them.
  • Check out our Market Place: You can sort our directory on app development companies and agencies by country: have a look at the Business of Apps Marketplace.

Once you’ve chosen a few app developers, you can move on to the interview phase.

List of mobile app development companies in India

HestaBit

Building Ideas, Launching Products.

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FoundedEmployees
2012101-200

HestaBit is an established globally managed IT service provider that purely focuses on the end user. We have successfully created technology masterpieces with our varied experience in web and mobile technologies. All these years, we have managed to drive ideas with some of the biggest brands, channels and startups.

Learn more about HestaBit

NMG Technologies

US BASED AWARD WINNING Mobile App, WEB & ECOM

10
(1 vote)
(1) REVIEWS
FoundedEmployeesRevenuesTraffic
200851-100$1-$5 million4000
...Street Parnell, Auckland 1052 New Zealand 205, HB Twin Tower, NSP Pitampura, New Delhi, 110034 India.

 

NMG Technologies is a global full-cycle software development company building advance websites, software and mobile apps using latest technologies since 2008. NMG Technologies is trusted by enterprises & Fortune 500 companies across 30 countries.

It offers Enterprise Software Development, Dedicated Development Team, IT Consulting, Mobile App Development. As well as the following solutions – Corporate/Business Websites, Enterprise Ecommerce, Blockchain Development, FinTech, Augmented Reality, Cloud Apps , Artificial Intelligence, Internet of Things

  • Platforms: Android, HTML5, iOS, Mobile Web
  • Sector Focus: IoT, FinTech, Chatbot, AR/VR, Blockchain, AI.
  • Offices: Delhi, India, London, UK, Las Vegas, US.
Learn more about NMG Technologies
FoundedEmployeesRevenuesSocialTraffic
2003180+$16m+5k+47,000
Net Awards & Recognition Ranked at #2 Mobile App Developers India by IT Research Leader, Clutch.

 

Konstant Infosolutions is a globally recognized mobile app development company delivering the best-in-class solutions. Having served businesses, startups, enterprises across all industries, weíve developed over 600 Android, iOS and hybrid mobile apps.

Its team of 180+ professionals possess the finest combination of skills in business analytics, project management, code development, UI/UX design, app prototyping and strategy, web design, quality assurance and various other verticals. With a vision to becoming the top choice of businesses worldwide as a trusted offshore development partner, Konstantinfo continues to follow on-time, in-budget principles and offer cost-effectiveness in each of the projects delivered.

  • Platforms: Android, iOS, Flutter, Ionic, React Native, PWA, Internet of Things, Web Development, Mobile Web
  • Sector Focus: Real Estate & Property, On-Demand Solutions, Social Networking, Food & Restaurant, Banking, Finance & Insurance, Education & eLearning, Ecommerce, Retail & B2B, Travel & Hospitality, Media & Entertainment, Healthcare & Fitness, Transport & Automotive, Gaming & Leisure, Directory & Organization, Event & Tickets
  • Offices: California (USA), Florida (USA), Jaipur (India), UAE
  • Key Clients:  United Nations, Volkswagen, Stanley Connect, Delmonte, Citrix Systems, Thomasville, Tailored Brands, Reliance Infrastructure, Wonder Cement, Rawbank, Scholastic
  • Employees: 180+
  • Serving in Industry: 17+ Years
Learn more about Konstant Infosolutions

Intuz

Consulting Beyond Technology

10
(1 vote)
(1) REVIEWS
FoundedEmployeesSocial
200851-2002k+

 

INTUZ is a Global IT Consulting Company. We have been the preferred choice as a technology consulting partner for software application development for SMBs and Startups. Being an AWS Certified, Microsoft Partner, ISO Certified, INTUZ works long term with clients looking for Web, Mobile, IoT, Blockchain and Cloud application development experts. With over 10+ years in the industry, we have provided custom solutions solving real work business challenges.

  • Platforms: iOS, Android, IoT, BlockChain
  • Sector Focus: Healthcare, Fintech, Retail, Ecommerce, Manufacturing, E-learning, On-demand Solutions, Marketplace
  • Key Clients: Bosch, Mercedes AMG, JLL, HolidayInn, Cambridge Publications and more.
  • US Office: 18 Bartol Street Suite #130, San Francisco CA 9413
Learn more about Intuz

The NineHertz

Smart & Robust Mobile App Development

10
(15 votes)
(15) REVIEWS
Atlanta, Cincinnati (USA), Florida (USA), Jaipur (India), UAE Key Clients.

The NineHertz is one of the leading mobile app development companies globally that offers top-notch business solutions. Since 2008, we have developed more than 1000 mobile apps for both iOS and Android platforms for businesses, startups, enterprises across all industries.

 

Learn more about The NineHertz

Emizen Tech

Mobile app Development Company

10
(1 vote)
(1) REVIEWS
FoundedEmployeesRevenuesSocialTraffic
2013101-2005M1800800
New York (USA), London (UK), Singapore, Jaipur (India) Key Clients: Dragon Fit, LYNCPIX, FABBRICA IN PEDAVENA, Dfindar Store, Abdulla Employees:....

Founded in 2013, Emizentech has emerged with a plethora of insights and result-driven aspects by delivering cutting-edge mobile app development solutions to clients from all over the globe. Being globally acknowledged as a leading mobile app developer, Emizentech develops futuristic mobile software solutions for all sized businesses, and too with satisfaction.

Learn more about Emizen Tech

360 Degree Technosoft

Mobile App Development Company You Can Rely On

10
(7 votes)
(7) REVIEWS
FoundedEmployeesRevenuesSocialTraffic
200910-505m111006000
...Degree Technosoft is a recognized mobile application development company in USA, Dubai, Australia and India/ We are amongst top app development companies, developing creative and customer centric apps to....

 

360 Degree Technosoft is an exclusive mobile app development company having presence in USA, Dubai, Australia and India. Our expert developers have developed 600+ mobile apps and 100+ websites satisfying 400+ global clients since 2010. We have delivered cutting-edge solutions for startups, enterprises, and big brands.

Our list of services includes mobile app development, mobile app designing, mobile app maintenance, react native & ionic app development, eCommerce development, solutions for trending technologies like IoT, ML, AI, and beacon.

• Platforms: Android, iOS, Flutter, Ionic, React Native, Python, Internet of Things, Web Development, Mobile Web
• Industry We Serve:  Real Estate & Property, Travel & Hospitality, On-Demand Solutions, Food & Restaurant, Banking, Finance & Insurance, Education & eLearning, eCommerce,  Media & Entertainment, Healthcare & Fitness
• Offices: California (USA), Ahmedabad (India), Australia, Dubai
• We are NASSCOM member and Microsoft certified professional

Learn more about 360 Degree Technosoft

Tech Exactly

We translate your ideas into futuristic apps and immersive mobile experiences.

10
(1 vote)
(1) REVIEWS
FoundedEmployeesRevenuesSocialTraffic
201510-505m1000015000
Tech Exactly is award winning Indian Mobile App Development Company with a diverse global clientele.

Tech Exactly is award winning Indian Mobile App Development Company with a diverse global clientele. We provide dedicated mobile app and web developers to help startups and enterprises create bespoke solutions.

Learn more about Tech Exactly

Mutual Mobile

End-to-end development, strategy and design

10
(1 vote)
(1) REVIEWS
FoundedEmployeesRevenuesSocialTraffic
2009101-20015m+571938475
Mutual Mobile - India 4th Floor Awfis, N Heights, Whitefields, Kondapur, Hyderabad, Telangana, 500081 Careers At....

For over 11 years, we\'ve worked with brands to develop digital business solutions, apps, and products that change how people live and work. Today, as an emerging tech consultancy and design studio, we are the go-to strategic design partner for firms across industries.

Learn more about Mutual Mobile
FoundedEmployeesRevenuesSocialTraffic
201610-501m50001000
...Designs Office Locations Suite-616-617, 6th Floor, Tower B-A-40, I-Thum Tower, Sector-62 Noida, 201309 India 1390 Market Street, Suite 200 San Francisco, CA 94102 United States 7030 Woodbine Avenue,....

CodeStore with 10+ years of experience in the development of complex large-scale applications and services in various domains like Healthcare, e-Commerce, Logistics, Online marketing, and Education. Microsoft certified developers: C#, JavaScript, XAML Frameworks: ASP.

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Arka Softwares

Creating Next Big Thing for You

10
(2 votes)
(2) REVIEWS
FoundedEmployeesRevenuesSocialTraffic
2010101-20010m+20k+50,000+
...development solution provider company with 100+ passionate developers and designers, based in Jaipur, India having offices in, USA, UK, and Australia.

Arka Softwares is an ISO 9001:2015 certified and industry-leading web and mobile development solution provider company with 100+ passionate developers and designers, based in Jaipur, India having offices in, USA, UK, and Australia.

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OpenXcell

Build your own offshore software development team

10
(2 votes)
(2) REVIEWS
Employees
201-500
The global service provider with offices in India and USA 3000+ mobile apps submitted in App Stores which are currently used by 15 million+ active....

Incorporated in 2009 and headquartered in the USA, OpenXcell is an industry-leading & most reliable offshore software and mobile app development company known for delivering innovative software solutions and engaging mobile apps.

Learn more about OpenXcell

Promatics

Top Rated Mobile App Development Company

10
(3 votes)
(3) REVIEWS
FoundedEmployeesRevenuesSocialTraffic
200851-200$60m+2k+14,100
2008 certified Mobile App Development Company based in India.

Promatics Technologies is an ISO 9001:2008 certified Mobile App Development Company based in India. With over 5 offices across the globe, Promatics has been delivering native as well as hybrid apps for its clients since several years.

Learn more about Promatics

Quy Technology

Mobile Apps for Startups and Enterprises

10
(1 vote)
(1) REVIEWS

Quytech is a trusted mobile app development company with over 10 years of experience that helps startups to take their first step in the right direction. We leverage the latest technology to shape your mobile app idea into reality.

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GeekyAnts

We are a product studio transforming ideas into reality

10
(1 vote)
(1) REVIEWS
FoundedEmployeesTraffic
2006201-50035k+
GeekyAnts has offices in India (Bangalore), the US (California), and the UK (London).

 

GeekyAnts is a product studio specializing in web and mobile development using React, React Native, Flutter, Vue, Angular, NodeJS, Laravel, Python etc.

On the services side, they have worked with around 500+ clients all across the globe. The services provided ranges from business analysis, web and mobile development, UI/UX design, product management, delivery & support.

  • Platforms: Android, iOS
  • Sector Focus: Healthcare, Communication, Financial.
  • UK Office: 7 Bickleigh House, Frogwell Close,
    London N15 6ED, England, UK
Learn more about GeekyAnts

Mtoag Technologies

Designing technology for today’s mobile generation

10
(4 votes)
(4) REVIEWS
FoundedEmployeesRevenues
2009101-2001
PE19 1LW INDIA: 41, Mtoag House, Goverdhan Colony, New Sanganer Road Sodala, Jaipur - 302019 Careers.

 

Mtoag Technology is one of the leading company in IT sector. We are profoundly organized, execution situated and client-driven association. We have more than 11+ years of experience in giving IT services since 2009. 

Our center lies in teaming up with clients to give them aggressive, astounding, practical, cost effective solution. Breaking down business needs, streamlining business process and boosting upper hand is the thing that we accommodate to each and every client.

 

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[x]cube LABS

We Deliver Not Just Apps But Market Success

10
(1 vote)
(1) REVIEWS

Founded in 2008, [x]cube LABS is a leader in mobile app development and consulting. With deep expertise across Mobile, IoT & Wearables, Big Data and Cloud technologies, [x]cube is the partner of choice for several disruptive startups and Fortune 1000 brands like GE, Honeywell, Sharp, UHG, Amazon, Nokia, Dreamworks, Texas Instruments etc.

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Code Brew Labs

Transforming your ideas to reality

10
(2 votes)
(2) REVIEWS

Code Brew Labs is a mobile focused software development company which has served startups and enterprises all across the globe. We are a team of around 100 people, using the best practices and having the best minds and creativity.

Learn more about Code Brew Labs
FoundedEmployeesSocialTraffic
2015101-20010k+20k+

MobileCoderz is the leading service provider for mobile app development, website development, UI/UX design, eCommerce development, etc. We specialize in providing customized solutions for web and mobile apps.

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