Top Android App Development Trends You Should Know In 2020

Top Android App Development Trends You Should Know In 2020

Today, we live in a world where each new year brings new innovations, ideas, and trends that imply changes. Also, since Android adoption has developed so radically in the past recent years, it’s important to stay aware of the most recent trends to knock out competitors in the race of acquiring market share. Before we go in detail with it, it is also important to understand the significance of trends. Let us see some cool android app development trends in 2020.

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5 Android App Development Trends to Follow in 2020-

1. Android instant apps-

Android Instant Apps allows users to try an application or game before having to install it on their devices. As you can see, Android Instant applications make it possible to completely skip the installation process and also to remove the messiness of installing unnecessary applications on Android devices. Simply, Android Instant Apps are easy to use mobile websites that are operated directly from the cloud. While 2019 observed a huge rise of Android Instant Apps, next year it will keep going further with more developments.

You can hire dedicated android developers of Solace team to build android instant apps.

2. Android Jetpack-

Android Jetpack is Google’s most recent Android application development suite of tools, libraries, and guidance that will help developers with building higher quality Android applications. The Jetpack suite was designed to help developers with significant issues like backward compatibility, application management, and so on. Google has smartly structured all these things in a suite with four simple categories: UI, architecture, behavior, and foundation. The Jetpack’s components, are unbundled libraries that are not part of the Android platform, which means you can easily adapt any component depending on your requirements.

3. Kotlin-

Kotlin, is a new programming language that runs on Java Virtual Machine (JVM). It is capable of using all existing tools of Android Studio! It is not only easy to build apps with Kotlin, but also to convert the existing Java-based Android app. The nullability and unchanging features in Kotlin allows creating high-performance and quality Android applications also. The best features of Kotlin are its interoperability, compatibility, fast compilation time, and performance. These are the features that make Kotlin the best framework for Android application development.

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4. Android Enterprise-

After iOS, Android devices are the most used devices in corporate enterprises for work. Considering this, Google created Android enterprise,  a program that establishes the best Android application development practices explicitly for the Enterprise ecosystem. This new Google-led program basically provides complete control over the Android enterprise apps and the data owned by the enterprise organization. Apart from this, Android Enterprise also offers different APIs and tools that allow Android application developers to integrate the support for Android in Enterprise mobility management.

5. AI & Machine Learning-

Artificial Intelligence (AI) has proved its potential in the field of Android application development. As you would definitely know, the technology is powerful enough to make extraordinary changes. For example, a normal machine can do specific tasks seamlessly, but if you program them brilliantly utilizing AI and Machine Learning, you can also make the machine do tasks that are out of the league. In basic words, you can collect, feed, and process a large amount of data using AI and ML in your application development process and also perform tasks like Face recognition, text recognition, landmark recognition, image labeling, barcode scanning, etc. There are numerous tools for Android application development to build such functionalities in your Android application.

  • TensorFlow Lite
  • Firebase MLKit
  • Google Cloud Vision API
  • Neural Network API


Created by Google, Flutter is a mobile application development framework that allows developers to build native Android and also iOS applications from a single codebase. Flutter framework is a mobile software development kit (SDK) that offers reactive views without the requirement for JavaScript bridge. Despite the fact that Flutter had been around for a long time, yet it increased most attention after Google declared a release preview of Flutter at Google I/O 2018. Then on 4th December 2018 at Flutter Live, Google released the first stable version with lots of features and numerous brands like Alibaba soon adopted it to build mobile applications. You can hire dedicated flutter developers of Solace team to build attractive apps.

Wrap Up-

These are some top Android application development trends you have to remember for 2020. As you just observed, there will be a major shift in the Android application industry in the year 2020. We trust that this blog will help you in developing an Android application to stand out in the market competition. 

Are you looking to incorporate these trends in your next android app?  Consult with the Solace team, before starting PWA development. Experts at Solace are well experienced in android development with new trends. Connect with Solace for effective and modern android app development.

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