In tech world, the businessman or common person is gossiping about mobile sites or mobile apps. But the question that comes in everyone mind is from where to start? Or what would be more preferable the mobile apps or mobile sites? What is different between both?
Let me make it very clear, both mobile apps and sites are much similar, only a lighter difference can be there like budget feature, targeted audience and so forth. Both are accessed on handheld devices such as tablets, smartphones etc. But the difference is you can download the app into your phone and can put it for as long you want. In this blog you will get to know the main difference and how they are valuable as per your expectations.
|Mobile Site||Mobile Apps|
|Accessed through browsing||Accessed after installation is over|
|Required good internet connection||Can use offline after download|
|Static or Navigational UI||Interactive User Interface|
|Limited features||Can have multiple features like location service, camera etc.|
|Can accessible on any platform||Different platform requires different apps.|
|Sites are good extension of brands||Apps are also good extension|
|Updating mobile sites take less than minutes||Apps require a lengthy process for release or publication|
|Have less cost and less capability||High cost with high capability|
|No rule of OS ecosystem||Use built-in features and hardware|
|Difficult to find or use||Several versions are required|
|Can search easily on Google||Has to be searched by name in app store|
|No one can delete your website as it have long time||It depends on client, whether it want to delete or not|
|Is more flexible when we need to update||Less flexibility|