Progressive Web Applications (PWA) is intended to work on any platform with a standards-compliant browser, including desktop and mobile devices. It allows the following features:
Installing the app on the mobile home screen
Accessing the app offline
In this article, we will learn the pros and cons of progressive web apps and the possibilities that PWAs open for businesses, including that if compared to web or mobile software.
Here are some of the critical statistics and benefits of PWAs taken from a finding:
+68% increase in mobile traffic
15 x faster to load and install
25X less device storage required
52% average increase in conversions
Sessions are, on average increased by 78.25%
Engagement is often increased by 137%
The average load time for a page is 2.75 seconds
Compared to mobile websites, the bounce rate is reduced by a phenomenal 42.86%
On average, page views increased by a staggering 133.67%!
Low Development Costs
App-Like Look and Feel
Platform- and Device-Agnosticism
No Updating Issues
Seamless Offline Operation
No Dependence on App Distribution Services
Push Notification Functionality
Restricted Access to device features like fingerprint sensors, etc.
No access to app stores