How much does a mobile app development costs in Australia?

At Incubasys Australia, we get questions about app development cost in Australia almost every other day. So we decided to answer it through a blog post. Simply put, mobile app development cost $5,000 to $1,000,000 in Australia. depending on factors i.e. app design, complexity, app size, platform etc. There is no straightforward answer to “app development cost Australia”. Simple apps cost far less than complex apps because apps with more complexity needs longer duration to built thus they cost more. In Australia simple mobile app with limited features may require $5,000-$15,000 to develop, standard app cost around $20,000-$250,000 and cross platform apps cost around $50,000-$100,000.

Below, you can find a table with the prices of the most common type of apps (with the hourly rate of $100).

Type  Development Cost  Months
  Handyman App $20,000+ 6+
  Real Estate App $50,000+ 2+
  eWallet Payment App  $100,000+ 6+
  News App  $15,000+ 9+
  Chatbot App $10,000+ 2+
  E-Commerce App $10000+ 4+
  Finance Apps $50,000+ 9+
  On-demand App $10,000+ 7+
  Car Rental App $30,000 8+
  AR VR App $10,0000 + 10+


There are numerous app development companies in Australia and Every mobile app development company in Australia have their own master strategy to give estimate about app development. The business and revenue model is the major driving force behind the cost of app in Australia. According to recent research, mobile app users will reach 95% of the market by the year 2021. As users and customers using mobile apps are increasing in number quite rapidly, mobile app development companies in Australia have great opportunity to strengthen it’s capabilities to provide best mobile app development service. Mobile app development pricing estimates always depends on sorts of apps, their features, designs and size.

App Development Cost Australia: In a nutshell the main factors that influence the cost of app are who builds the app? how app gets built? platforms (iPhone, Android, Web)? Number of screens, app design complexity, third party integration, backend development requirements, number of app features.

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Mobile app success demands a brilliant idea, Secondly, if the target of app is to influence audience or user then the app design matters a lot. Mobile app development requires a team effort of app designers, developers, QA  and project managers. Once you are clear on your app idea, you can ask app designers to design screen of your app. The app designer will puts a visual to the idea with user interface design and wire framing. Generally it shows the architecture of the app, its screens. Once app designers will design your app screen the app developers can write the code for the application under stern guidance of the project manager. Following this process who expect to pay $100/hr for mobile app development in Australia.

Cross platform app development costs about 20% more than iOS app development due to the greater amount of code, and fragmentation. Cross platform app are more complex and larger in size than apps developed for other operating systems, which is one of the main reasons for the higher app development cost.

A Project Manager, UI/UX Designers, Coders, QA Engineers, and about 6 other technical resources are normally needed to ensure that the mobile application follows quality requirements, functions properly, and achieves the success.

When you ask an app development proposal from app development company they would present a written document that would entirely elaborate that what the project is about and what each developer would need to work on different development stages on desired results.

That being said, if you’ve decided to get a mobile app for your business and searching for a best mobile app developers in Australia, You are at the right place, discuss the concept with us, devise a strategy, and get the development process started. We are a leading mobile app development company in Melbourne, Australia. We’d love to hear about your project and give app development estimate based on your app idea!

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