With mobile messaging apps surpassing the traffic of social media, you can easily predict that mobile chat apps are the future of mobile and WhatsApp is leading the charts with 1000 Million daily active users all around the world! It has captured 34% market share of chat app market. The app allows user to make free app to app voice calls, share text, image, audio, location & video and 70% of its total users are daily active users! Let’s get cracking on how much does it cost to develop an app like what’s app!
Total timeto develop a similar app like WhatsApp on both iOS & Android platforms including the web services and would be around 3 to 4 Months. For the detailed break up of time you can download our Analysis of Famous Appreport.
Price to develop a similar app like WhatsApp on iOS platform is approximate $26,400 (Twenty Six Thousand Four Hundred).
Price to develop a similar app like WhatsApp on Android platform is approximate $26,400 (Twenty Six Thousand Four Hundred).
Price of CMS and web services to develop a similar app like WhatsApp are approximate $16,800 (Sixteen Thousand Eight Hundred).
Total price to develop a similar app like WhatsApp on both iOS & Android platforms including the web services and CMS is approximate $69,600 (Sixty Nine Thousand Six Hundred) and the total delivery time would be around 3 to 4 Months.
This research is the part our “Analysis of Famous App” research series the motive behind this series is to analyse the development cost and time frame particularly of popular apps is to serve potential app service seekers with accurate answers to their never-ending queries regarding app development.This information is the result of a thorough research conducted by the skilled developers of OpenXcell Technolabs. OpenXcell Technolabs has developed more than 500 apps till date. At OpenXcell we always follow the best practices of iOS & Android suggested by Apple & Google respectively. Hence, our years of experience have helped us to come up with this information that is solely based on our views, knowledge and research process. The Price shared in the document does not include any optimization & maintenance cost which WhatsApp procured after launch. It is just an initial cost to develop a similar app like WhatsApp having the same functionalities.