React Native Development: Top 5 Verticals Poised To Be Benefitted

Mr.Vivek ChaturvediOctober, 01 2020

In today’s cutthroat marketplace, mobile apps have opened a new horizon of opportunities to businesses across verticals. In fact, there is a paradigm shift in marketing products and services due to the rapid proliferation of mobile apps.

In certain instances, however, it’s clear that a new technology truly deserves all of the buzz that it’s receiving. React Native is one of those cases. The idea that makes React Native so ingenious, and so popular, is simple.

Prior to the release of React Native, companies usually had to create two different apps for iOS and Android smartphones from scratch. Both required using different programming languages. React Native allows you to write code in just one language, JavaScript, and port that code to multiple platforms. This provides a native app experience on each one.

What is React Native?

React Native is an open source framework that enables cross-platform mobile application building using JavaScript and React which is an open source JavaScript library developed by Facebook, Instagram, and other developers to build user interfaces. React Native uses JSX to create native apps for Android as well as iOS. React Native (homepage) is a JavaScript framework for developing mobile applications that can run natively on both Android and iOS.

It is based on ReactJS, developed at Facebook, which is a declarative, component-based framework for developing web user interfaces (UIs). An increasing number of developers are opting for React Native to develop cross-platform mobile applications. React Native apps function the same way as native iOS (built using Swift or Objective-C) and Android apps (developed using Kotlin or Java).

React Native is a powerful tool that aids in creating apps with beautiful UIs, which are the same as native apps. As a result, mobile app creation becomes easy and efficient, in terms of both time and cost. That said, this framework comes with some constraints and isn’t always the best alternative for all projects.There are some React Native pros and cons, that developers should be aware of.

Let’s look at React Native advantages and disadvantages that can help you to choose the best solution. As we start the discussion on the pros and cons of React Native framework, let’s start with React Native framework advantages.

1. Entertainment:

Entertainment is no longer restricted to traditional channels and time slots. This is the age of streaming media, and the entertainment companies strive to entertain the audience anywhere and everywhere. In this milieu, the prospect of mobile apps in the media and entertainment industry seems to be highly promising.

Be it mobile games, or watching movies online, intuitive and engaging mobile applications ensures better viewer engagement, driving development and growth in entertainment and media. Music, mobile gaming, live streaming, movies, and brand promotion boast the highest potential in this sector.

2. E-commerce:

An existing online store could leverage the mobile app to boost sales, reinforce the client base, and give the brand a boost. Mobile e-commerce apps these days are taking over the market with the rapid growth of mobile devices, racking up considerable profits. There has been tremendous growth in the number of users who prefer shopping on mobile devices.

With an E-commerce mobile app, enterprises can display their products, help users select products, add to cart, make payments, and purchase it from the store.

3. Automobile:

Mobile is the future of the automobile industry and the transformation will be done by mobile apps. In fact, the journey has already been started. Today’s customers use mobile apps to decide on the best car for their requirement, and many other related aspects.

Mobile applications are also in use for used car sales, reviews for the latest models, locate the nearest automobile dealers, and most importantly, to find out the best deals. Future cars will be connected to cars controlled and monitored via mobile apps.

4. Healthcare:

Today the Apple store alone homes almost 47,682 medical apps. Like other sectors, there is a silent revolution in the healthcare segment as well. Diverse mobile healthcare apps for different purposes ranging from doctor’s consultation, fixing appointments to health checkups, or purchasing medicines are out there for users. Mobile app development has taken the health-monitoring process a level ahead.

Advanced healthcare apps enable users to control high-resolution imaging, real-time monitoring, and many other high-level functions. The scope of React Native mobile apps is abundant. Areas such as on-demand care, availability of medicines, and digitization of medical reports are yet to be worked on.

5. Hotels & Restaurants:

As users are on mobile, hotels and restaurants have also turned towards mobile apps to promote and market their offerings. Most of the prominent hotels and restaurants these days leverage from mobile apps development.

Renowned eateries, for instance, create handy apps so that the users can either book a table at the restaurant or pre-book lunch or dinner event. For a seamless and faster process, there are apps that enable restaurants to provide a digital menu and ordering system.

Statistics show that 76% of leisure travelers these days look for hotel booking sites and apps for their lower prices and better deals. In order to promote room services or other services such as dining or spa services, hotels also use the in-app experience. By leveraging on mobile apps, brands could get closer to customers and deliver more customized services, increasing brand affinity, loyalty, and revenues.

These top 5 verticals are set to be transformed by React Native app development. The impact of mobile is significant and almost all the verticals are on a growth trajectory with the tsunami of mobile apps. Whether you are a small business or a large enterprise, the time has come to embrace technology, deliver better customer experience, and drive higher revenue with mobile apps.

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Mr.Vivek Chaturvedi

Vivek Chaturvedi is the co-founder and CTO at Vidhema Technologies. He is responsible for the overall technical operations of the company and has played a major role in bringing Vidhema up from its humble beginnings and, with his immense energy and drive, transforming it into a globally trusted name in IT solutions.

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