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Top iPhone App Development Companies - 2020 Reviews

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Top iOS App Developers 2019 Are you searching ‘how to hire the best iOS app developer’? Clutch makes it easy to find a reliable iPhone app development company. Below is a list of the best iOS & iPhone app development companies, each company is reviewed and ranked using the Clutch methodology. Use this list to select a shortlist of mobile app developers, read detailed client reviews of each contender, and choose the right iOS app developer for your project.

List of the Top iPhone and iOS App Development Companies

  • Mercury Development

    Experience, Quality, and Transparency

    Verified

    “Mercury Development was the right fit for us, and we were happy with the quality of the product and customer...

    • CEO, GatewayMD
    $10,000+
    $50 - $99 / hr
    50 - 249
    Miami, FL
    Service focus
    Mobile platforms
  • Algoworks

    Go Mobile. Go Cloud. Go Digital.

    Verified

    “They’re able to help you arrive at a solution that makes sense for your specific needs.”

    • CEO, Medical Devices Company
    $5,000+
    $25 - $49 / hr
    250 - 999
    Sunnyvale, CA
    Service focus
    Mobile platforms
  • Rave Digital

    HELPING BUSINESSES IN THEIR BOTTOM LINE!

    Verified

    "They gave quick responses and paid attention to details."

    • Customer Care Analyst, Domain Registration & Hosting Services Platform
    $10,000+
    $50 - $99 / hr
    250 - 999
    Coral Springs, FL
    Service focus
    Mobile platforms
  • Intuz

    Custom Software Development Company - Mobile Apps

    Verified

    "They are so helpful in guiding me in the right direction when I don't know."

    • CEO, Virdition.com
    $5,000+
    $25 - $49 / hr
    50 - 249
    San Francisco, CA
    Service focus
    Mobile platforms
  • Five Pack Creative

    Big Things for Small Screens

    Verified

    “Their collaborative, flexible spirit in helping us get things done has been most impressive.”

    • Director of Engineering, GoDaddy
    $25,000+
    $100 - $149 / hr
    50 - 249
    Frisco, TX
    Service focus
    Mobile platforms
  • Halcyon Mobile

    Award-winning full-service mobile agency

    Verified

    "They're a very energetic and passionate team."

    • Co-Founder, Monday / Tribes of Health
    $25,000+
    $50 - $99 / hr
    50 - 249
    New York, NY
    Service focus
    Mobile platforms
  • Tapptitude

    mobile apps with attitude

    Verified

    "The team at Tapptitude was adaptable in various aspects."

    • Founder, Tech Startup
    $25,000+
    $25 - $49 / hr
    10 - 49
    Cluj-Napoca, Romania
    Service focus
    Mobile platforms
  • NIX

    Software Engineering Company

    “We cooperate really well with them, and they make adjustments so we don’t have any complaints.”

    • COO, SafeRide Technologies Ltd
    Undisclosed
    $25 - $49 / hr
    1,000 - 9,999
    Saint Petersburg, FL
    Service focus
    Mobile platforms
  • Mobomo

    Award-winning UX, Drupal, Website, and App Agency

    Verified

    "Their agile development empowered us to have a working model while continuing to develop features."

    • IT Director, Brenco Solutions
    $50,000+
    $100 - $149 / hr
    50 - 249
    Vienna, VA
    Service focus
    Mobile platforms
  • AB4 Systems

    We build impactful software products

    Verified

    "They quickly understood our needs and delivered in time."

    • Strategic Partner, United Pencils
    $10,000+
    $25 - $49 / hr
    10 - 49
    Bucharest, Romania
    Service focus
    Mobile platforms
  • Steelkiwi

    Software development services with a high standard

    Verified

    “Steelkiwi delivered everything we expected in terms of business requirements.”

    • Owner, Factrade
    $10,000+
    $25 - $49 / hr
    50 - 249
    Odessa, Ukraine
    Service focus
    Mobile platforms
  • Attract Group

    Web & Mobile Development Services

    Verified

    "They were very easy to communicate with. They gave quick responses and had a friendly work atmosphere."

    • CEO, HadsUp LLC
    $5,000+
    $25 - $49 / hr
    10 - 49
    Odessa, Ukraine
    Service focus
    Mobile platforms
  • Magneto IT Solutions

    Mobile App, eCommerce, Custom Software Development

    "They’re very helpful, they met the deadlines, and they take care of all of my requirements."

    • IT Manager, Ashrafs W.L.L
    $5,000+
    $25 - $49 / hr
    50 - 249
    Las Vegas, NV
    Service focus
    Mobile platforms
  • 3Advance Apps

    Irish born 🇮🇪 American made 🇺🇸🚀

    "We couldn’t have been happier with the work they did or the time they delivered it in."

    • Co-Founder, Pay It Furloughed
    $25,000+
    $100 - $149 / hr
    2 - 9
    Washington, DC
    Service focus
    Mobile platforms
  • Appetizer Mobile

    The premier mobile digital agency based in NYC

    Verified

    "I liked the creativity that they added to my initial project."

    • Creator, Fill Your Soul With Love
    $10,000+
    $50 - $99 / hr
    10 - 49
    New York, NY
    Service focus
    Mobile platforms
  • Binariks

    Web and Mobile Development Company

    Verified

    “Their attitude towards their own work and their clients was impressive.”

    • VP Sales & Marketing, iVoyant
    $10,000+
    $25 - $49 / hr
    50 - 249
    Lviv, Ukraine
    Service focus
    Mobile platforms
  • Groove Development, LLC

    We build beautiful iOS and Android apps

    "Their (and specifically Rick’s) ability to put imagination to work in a broader context helped realize my vision."..."

    • CEO, NestEgg
    $25,000+
    $150 - $199 / hr
    2 - 9
    Beaverton, OR
    Service focus
    Mobile platforms
  • Touchlane LLC

    Your mobile look at innovation

    Verified

    "Touchlane was really good at working flexibly when we had to adapt to a client's situation."

    • Project Manager, IT Firm
    $25,000+
    $25 - $49 / hr
    10 - 49
    Minsk, Belarus
    Service focus
    Mobile platforms
  • XPERTYST

    Mobile App Development Company

    "They understand the project and have a great approach to resolving challenges."

    • Managing Director, Headstone Retailer
    $5,000+
    < $25 / hr
    2 - 9
    Jaipur, India
    Service focus
    Mobile platforms
  • WillowTree®

    Mobile Innovation Agency

    Verified

    “They’re innovative and always looking for new industry concepts to improve our business.”

    • Mobile Channel Manager, Financial Services Company
    $100,000+
    $150 - $199 / hr
    250 - 999
    Charlottesville, VA
    Service focus
    Mobile platforms
  • Rightpoint

    Helping clients succeed at the speed of innovation

    Verified

    "Rightpoint brought our processes into the modern age without a hitch and implemented the system perfectly."

    • David Architectural Metals, Inc.
    $250,000+
    $150 - $199 / hr
    250 - 999
    Chicago, IL
    Service focus
    Mobile platforms
  • Intellectsoft

    Digital Transformation Consultancy and Engineering

    Verified

    "They’re solid and deliver on their promises."

    • COO, GeoZilla Family Locator
    $25,000+
    $25 - $49 / hr
    250 - 999
    Palo Alto, CA
    Service focus
    Mobile platforms
  • hedgehog lab

    Global App Developer based in UK, USA & Europe

    Verified

    “The team was motivated and showed a great level of commitment.”

    • General Manager, Deliveroo
    $50,000+
    $100 - $149 / hr
    50 - 249
    London, United Kingdom
    Service focus
    Mobile platforms
  • Appinventiv

    Over 500+ Successful Products Delivered Globally.

    Verified

    "They delivered under 40% of the project after one year when it was supposed to take only three months." "

    • Founder, Expin
    $10,000+
    $25 - $49 / hr
    250 - 999
    Manhattan, NY
    Service focus
    Mobile platforms
  • FreshWorks Studio

    We Create Experiences, Not Just Apps

    “The whole Freshworks Studio team was completely dedicated to helping us succeed.

    • Founder, Women's Friendship Platform
    $50,000+
    $100 - $149 / hr
    50 - 249
    Victoria, Canada
    Service focus
    Mobile platforms
  • Atomic Object

    The right software can change everything.

    “We never felt like we weren’t on the same page with them at any point in the project.”

    • Managing Director, Root Inc.
    Undisclosed
    Undisclosed
    50 - 249
    Grand Rapids, MI
    Service focus
    Mobile platforms
  • ArcTouch

    Mobile Apps, Blockchain & Connected Experiences

    “They produce high-quality work at a quick, efficient pace.”

    • Principal Designer, HP
    $25,000+
    $50 - $99 / hr
    250 - 999
    San Francisco, CA
    Service focus
    Mobile platforms
  • Dogtown Media

    Creating the Mobile Future

    Verified

    “They built an intuitive and simple design, and the team works quickly to address bugs and solve problems.”

    • Senior Ops Manager, Hospital Innovation Lab
    $25,000+
    $100 - $149 / hr
    10 - 49
    Venice Beach, CA
    Service focus
    Mobile platforms
  • Magora

    WE THINK BUSINESS, THEN DEVELOPMENT.

    “They came through as more of a tech partner rather than just developers for hire.”

    • Researcher & Designer, AlphaRCA Studio
    $10,000+
    $50 - $99 / hr
    50 - 249
    London, United Kingdom
    Service focus
    Mobile platforms
  • CitrusBits

    Mobile app strategy, design, and development

    Verified

    "CitrusBits was always willing to find a solution that worked for us. They were very accommodating."

    • Sr. Creative Designer, Animal Health Company
    $25,000+
    $100 - $149 / hr
    10 - 49
    Los Angeles, CA
    Service focus
    Mobile platforms
  • STRV

    Design and engineering team that delivers

    Verified

    “The experience we’ve had while working with them has been great.”

    • Director of Engineering, LegalZoom
    $50,000+
    $100 - $149 / hr
    50 - 249
    Venice, CA
    Service focus
    Mobile platforms
  • Brainvire Infotech Inc

    Developed App of the Year with 50m+ Downloads

    "I appreciated the personal touches they added to the project."

    • Owner, DiscountedLabs.com
    $25,000+
    $25 - $49 / hr
    250 - 999
    Plano, TX
    Service focus
    Mobile platforms
  • Fueled

    THERE'S AN APP- THEN, THERE'S A FUELED APP.

    “The product they delivered allowed us to generate revenue before launching, which was very impressive.”

    • Product Manager, Wirecutter
    $75,000+
    $150 - $199 / hr
    50 - 249
    New York, NY
    Service focus
    Mobile platforms
  • Konstant Infosolutions

    App Development Company for Startups & Enterprises

    Verified

    "They’ve been able to handle the technical challenges we’ve thrown at them."

    • CTO, Marketing and Growth Partner
    $5,000+
    < $25 / hr
    50 - 249
    Jaipur, India
    Service focus
    Mobile platforms
  • iTechArt Group

    Custom Software Development | Dedicated Teams

    Verified

    "They were really easy to work with at the end of the project."

    • CTO, Dropcountr
    $25,000+
    $25 - $49 / hr
    1,000 - 9,999
    New York, NY
    Service focus
    Mobile platforms
  • SimbirSoft

    Creates value today to let you be first tomorrow

    "They are proactive and offer solutions constantly."

    • Product Owner, Anywayanyday
    $25,000+
    $50 - $99 / hr
    250 - 999
    Lexington,
    Service focus
    Mobile platforms
  • nomtek

    Innovation-driven software house (MOBILE, AR & XR)

    Verified

    "They have a positive attitude and are very collaborative."

    • CEO, Lighticians
    $50,000+
    $50 - $99 / hr
    50 - 249
    Wroclaw, Poland
    Service focus
    Mobile platforms
  • TTT Studios

    Empowering Business Through Technology

    Verified

    "They brought a toolset to workshops that was robust, light, and thorough."

    • Innovation Manager, Transportation Authority
    $50,000+
    $100 - $149 / hr
    10 - 49
    Vancouver, Canada
    Service focus
    Mobile platforms
  • Netguru

    Building digital products for world changers

    Verified

    "Netguru has been down to earth, approaching everything humbly."

    • Directing Manager, The Origin AG
    $10,000+
    $50 - $99 / hr
    250 - 999
    Poznan, Poland
    Service focus
    Mobile platforms
  • Master of Code Global

    AI-Powered Conversational Solutions

    "It was such a pleasure working with them."

    • Media & Consumer Engagement Manager, Tom Ford Beauty
    $25,000+
    $50 - $99 / hr
    50 - 249
    Redwood City, CA
    Service focus
    Mobile platforms
  • Shakuro

    Turning Vision Into Reality

    "The team is very professional and performs high-quality work."

    • Employee, IT Company
    $10,000+
    $25 - $49 / hr
    250 - 999
    SEATTLE, WA
    Service focus
    Mobile platforms
  • The BHW Group

    Web and mobile apps for businesses of all sizes

    "They spend a lot of time recruiting and nurturing a team culture that’s meritocratic and transparent."

    • Technology Lead, Hatchways
    $50,000+
    $100 - $149 / hr
    10 - 49
    Austin, TX
    Service focus
    Mobile platforms
  • Five

    We help our clients create successful products

    Verified

    “Five provided a level of insight that was invaluable.”

    • Director of Associate Wellbeing, Marriott International
    $10,000+
    $100 - $149 / hr
    50 - 249
    New York, NY
    Service focus
    Mobile platforms
  • ChopDawg.com

    Think Partner, Not Agency

    Verified

    “They were very patient with the process and have experience working with new startups.”

    • Project Manager, Photosharing App Startup
    $25,000+
    $100 - $149 / hr
    10 - 49
    Philadelphia, PA
    Service focus
    Mobile platforms
  • Space-O Technologies

    An Enterprise Mobile App Development Company

    "The app looks great, and they're fast to resolve any issues that pop up."

    • Founder, Reposit
    $25,000+
    $25 - $49 / hr
    50 - 249
    Ahmedabad, India
    Service focus
    Mobile platforms
  • Hyperlink InfoSystem

    Best Android & iPhone App Development Services

    Verified

    "The development team worked tirelessly to complete the project before the deadline..."

    • Director, Hiring Platform
    $10,000+
    < $25 / hr
    50 - 249
    Ahmedabad, India
    Service focus
    Mobile platforms
  • YML

    We design and build innovative digital experiences

    "They are flexible and can work as an extension of our internal team, as well as working independently."

    • Experience Leader, Insurance Company
    $250,000+
    $200 - $300 / hr
    250 - 999
    Redwood City, CA
    Service focus
    Mobile platforms
  • Innofied Solution

    Expect A 5 Stars ⭐⭐⭐⭐⭐ Customer Experience!

    Verified

    "The team is quite knowledgeable and ready to accept complex challenges."

    • Director, Technology Consulting Company
    $10,000+
    $25 - $49 / hr
    50 - 249
    Sunnyvale, CA
    Service focus
    Mobile platforms
  • AgileEngine

    High performing remote dedicated teams

    Verified

    "They provided high-quality resources fairly quickly."

    • Director – Software Development, SherWeb
    $50,000+
    Undisclosed
    250 - 999
    McLean, VA
    Service focus
    Mobile platforms
  • Droids On Roids

    Long-term partner for your business

    "They are very efficient and punctual with deadlines."

    • CTO, Lamah Information Technology
    $50,000+
    $50 - $99 / hr
    10 - 49
    Wroclaw, Poland
    Service focus
    Mobile platforms
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What to Understand About iPhone App Development Companies

From March 2017 - May 2017, over one-third of all smartphones sold in the United States were iPhones, up nearly 5% from the year prior.

iOS users also spend 2.5x more on in-app purchases than Android users, making them valuable potential customers. Clearly, there is demand for iOS developers. Many businesses seeking to build an app may currently be searching specifically for an iPhone app development company.

If you want to build an iOS app, then you should understand two aspects of iPhone app development before moving forward:

  • The cost of iOS developers
  • The differences between hybrid and native applications

Read below to learn more about these topics and iPhone app development companies.

 

What Affects The Cost of iPhone App Development Companies

How expensive is it to build an iOS app while working with an iPhone app development company? Overall, Clutch found in its app development cost survey that 44% of app development companies reported that their last launched app cost $50,000 or less. Another 23% said it cost $50,000 - $100,000. Nearly 30% reported that their last launched app cost more than $100,000. Of that group, 4 companies built apps costing more than $1,000,000.

While these numbers consider both iOS, Android, and hybrid app development, iOS development will likely fall on the higher end of this pay scale. Unfortunately, knowing exactly how much it costs to work with an iPhone app development company is complicated. There are two factors that will significantly impact the final price tag:

  • The complexity of your app development project
  • Where the iPhone app development company is located

An intricate app will obviously cost more money. If you expect an app with a level of functionality similar to Uber, then you’ll need a very large budget. However, you likely don’t need every function available to develop a successful iOS app. A good iPhone app development company will work with you to understand which features are needed for your app, and which are simply extraneous and wasteful for your budget. The location of your iPhone app development company will also strongly impact the final price tag. Offshore development is a good option for many U.S. businesses looking into building an app for cheaper. Popular options for offshore app development include:

  • India
  • Eastern Europe
  • Latin America

However, you should strongly consider the unique obstacles associated with offshore development before making a decision on the location of your iPhone app development company. Be sure to set up a clear plan of communication with an offshore development company to work around the geographical distance and time zone differences.

 

Understand the Difference Between Hybrid and Native Applications

There are two main types of apps: hybrid apps and native apps. What is the difference between the two?

Hybrid Apps Work Across Different Operating Systems

Hybrid apps work across multiple operating systems. Therefore, if you are building an app that works on iOS, Android and Windows, you are building a hybrid app.

Hybrid apps are essentially web browsers that are built within a thin native application framework. Hybrid apps are cheaper and faster to build. However, hybrid apps are limited in their capabilities, and tend to be slower. They offer less streamlined UX and cannot support intricate graphics.

iOS App Developers Build Native Apps

If you are looking to build an app specifically for iPhones, you are building a native application. Native applications run on a specific operating system - in iPhone’s case, iOS. If you build a native iPhone app, it won’t run on Android phones. Native applications are written in the intended operating system’s specific language. This would likely be Swift for iPhones, Java for Android phones, and C# for Windows phones.

Native apps run faster and better on their specific operating system. They have less glitches and can offer more complex functionality than hybrid apps. The downside of native apps is, if you want to target a wide audience, you’ll likely need to build both a native iOS and native Android application. Native apps are also more expensive.

iPhone app development companies may be able to build both native and hybrid apps, but if you’re specifically looking to target iPhone users, than a native app is the best choice.

 

With Proper Planning, iOS Developers Worth the Cost

Making the decision to build an iOS application is a huge step for a business. Any app is a big investment, both in time and money, and native iOS applications require significant commitment. However, reaching your audience with a well-crafted and sharply targeted iOS app can significantly boost your business. Use Clutch’s reviews to shop for the best iPhone app development company for your needs.