Custom software development is not the same as buying software off the shelf (does anyone even do that anymore?). Off the shelf software has standard pricing options for certain features or upgrades for others. If you are going to develop a custom application, it is not so straight forward.
Another way to explain it is by building a house. You can ask a contractor how much it’ll cost to build a house, but they won’t be able to give you an accurate answer until they know how many rooms, how many bathrooms, the number of floors, and any number of other details.
Let’s dive into a few of the factors that affect the cost of developing your mobile app.