WHY CHOOSE A PROGRESSIVE WEB APPLICATION FOR YOUR BUSINESS?
1. Limited Functionality on iOS platform. Unlike on Android platforms. PWA doesn't work yet with Face ID and Touch ID, Siri, ARKit, In-App payments, and Apple's other primary features.
2. Drains battery power. PWAs are written in high-level web code that's why they consume more battery than native apps. So, users who notice a drain in their battery power are more unlikely to use this kind of app if they need to prolong their battery life.
Nowadays, users tend to use more mobile apps instead of websites due to their convenience. Progressive web applications afford a great user experience by combining the look of a mobile app with the efficiency of a website. The design of a PWA is similar to that of a native application. They are fast and responsive, can support database interactions and data automation.
To install a PWA, users can download the app directly onto their device from a website without visiting GooglePlay or the AppStore. A PWA gets its own icon on phones just like a mobile app.
To create a progressive web application on your screen, you just need to do the following steps:
- Open the desirable platform/website;
- Push the button "add to the homescreen";
- Use the application.
Unlike apps that depend on operating systems, progressive web applications work everywhere. A single application can satisfy the needs of many users and provide the same user experience on various devices. Moreover, they are adaptable to different formats and screen sizes: desktop, mobile, tablet and other.
Despite all the benefits, there are several limitations: