Mobile App Development Cost in Chennai (2024): A Complete Breakdown

Digital penetration in India is increasing day by day as we speak. According to Hindu, over 50% of Indians are active internet users and that is just amazing! This is one of the reasons why we are witnessing a ton of mobile app development companies popping in and around Chennai.

But how much does mobile app development cost you in Chennai? This is a question which we are about to answer in detail. So buckle up as we are in for a ride!

But before we do let’s take a look at the major factors involved in mobile app development cost. And, don’t forget to keep in mind that we’ll break down and drop the pricing in detail later on.

Major Factors Involved in Mobile App Development Cost

App Design

You would want a stellar-looking mobile application and a consistent style across the mobile application. So, depending on the design and efforts, the cost will differ.

Project Complexity

This is one of the major factors to look out for. what features do you want and functionalities do you want in your application? The requirement differs drastically from one application to another and it surely affects the pricing. This is why we offer a free consultation to give you a detailed peek at the tailored pricing for you!

Mobile App Platform

On which platform(s) you’re about to build your mobile application? Or do you want to launch your application for both of the platforms to reach everyone? The pricing will differ based on the platform(s) you choose, which we will discuss in detail later on.

App Launch Support

There are some checklists to follow if you launch your app to the iOS App Store or Play Store. You can do this part on your own or you can rely on the expertise of the mobile app development team.

Support & Maintenance

Though it doesn’t fall under the development cost, it’s good to know. If you wish to receive support and maintenance from the team, there will be additional costs for this.

These are all the factors that will vary based on your project scope. Apart from these, there are some standard costs that you have to know, for instance, the mobile app development, project management, and testing. Talk no further and let’s see the pricing now real quick!

The Average Mobile App Development Cost in Chennai

Here’s where the rubber meets the road, guys! Here we have provided you with a detailed breakdown of mobile app development costs in Chennai.

In the listed cost, we have included the cost of the mobile app development, project management, and testing. Do note that these are just average costs and yours would definitely vary. If you wish to know the exact pricing for your project do not hesitate to reach out to us!

Now, let’s break down the types of mobile applications and price them each.

Rapid Prototyping $2000 to 5000
Minimum Viable Product (MVP) $5000 – 10,000
Simple Mobile Application  $2000 Р5000
Standard Mobile Application $5,000 – 10,000
Advanced Mobile Application $10000+

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Minimum Viable Product (MVP) Development Cost

No matter how many hours you pour into research, you can always leave some stone unturned. So for that, you could get valuable feedback before the actual development with a Minimum Viable Product (MVP).

The cost of a Minimum Viable Product development in Chennai could cost around $5000 and all the way up to $10,000 depending on the scope of your project.

Simple Mobile Application

Let’s say you’re in the beginning stage of your business and you wish to have a mobile application with a limited number of features. Then this is the cost for you.

To develop a simple mobile application with basic functionalities it would cost around $2000 to $5000 and It’ll take 1 to 2 months to develop your application.

Standard Mobile Application

If you’ve been in the game for some time and you wish to cover the existing through the mobile application and accommodate the new customers, this is for you!

A standard mobile application can be developed within 3 to 4 months with a price point of $5,000 to $10,000.

Advanced Mobile Application

If you mean game and want to develop a full-blown mobile application with all the functionalities and features you can imagine, then this is the category for you!

The development cost of an advanced mobile application can cost you over $10,000.

Do note that the price of the advanced mobile applications differs drastically from one project to another. Have a coffee with us to know the exact pricing.

Mobile App Development Cost Depending On Platform

As we said in the beginning, the cost of your mobile application also depends heavily on the platform you choose. Let’s discuss the pricing for each here.

Android App Development $7000 to 10000
iOS App Development $10000 to 12000
Cross Platform App Development $5000 to 7000

Mobile App Development Cost Based on Industries

We have seen the average cost in detail but now let’s dig a bit deeper. Let’s break down the categories of mobile apps in industries so you can have a better peek at the pricing.

eCommerce $10000 to 20000
Healthcare $10000 to 100000
Travel $5000 to 15000
Education $5000 to 25000
On-Demand Apps $8000 to 12000

Is There Any Other Cost You Should Be Aware Of?

We know that you might be wondering is that it? Or is there any hidden cost that you should be worried about? Let’s talk a bit about this now.

The answer is Yes, there are chances that you might have to pay more. But it totally depends on the scope of your project.

For example, if you wish to accommodate more users to your mobile application, it would cost you for the tweaks made on the backend server. Or, if your project requires any third-party integrations, you have to pay the monthly subscription that you chose for the integration. But we do have a solution for the integration part!

See, most of the integrations are used in order to ease up the work and time. Yes, it is easy to set up and all but the price you have to pay is hefty. The solution? it is by going for custom-coded API integrations where you have to pay only once.

However, the possibility of whether we can do it or not depends on the project and the integration complexity. So do reach out to us if your mobile application requires any integration and let’s have a talk about how we can help you out to reduce the overall cost.


We hope that you have now gotten an idea of the average cost of mobile app development in Chennai. The only part left is to find a partner for your development process.

Having a mobile application will be the face of your brand and the mobile app development company should understand this. So, don’t try to find a mere company but a reliable partner in your business success.

That is exactly who we are! At Absolute App Labs we understand what it means to have a dedicated mobile application for your business. That’s why our development methodology ensures to keep you in the development loop since your feedback is the most valuable thing.

Make the right decision and scale your business with us now!

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