Top Mobile Apps That Are Built On React Native

By Twinkle Kalkhandha 5 Min Read
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Mobile Apps Using React Native

The majority of mobile app developers are quite familiar with the term React Native as it is one of the most used frameworks for the purpose of developing a native mobile application for major platforms like Android and iOS. React Native is based on a JavaScript library that was created by one of the biggest social media platforms, Facebook that is known as React

Today, there are thousands of mobile apps that are using React Native, from budding startups to well-established Fortune 500 companies, various businesses belonging to different industry verticals that rely on React Native.

And in this article, we will be providing you with a list of the best apps that are built on React Native. So, before you go straight to shortlisting React Native companies to hire for your next project, make sure you check out the below-mentioned apps.

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Top Mobile Apps Built on React Native

Here are the names of the leading applications that are designed and developed using the React Native framework:

1. Bloomberg

The Bloomberg application mainly offers global business along with financial news to its users. Long before Bloomberg decided to switch to React Native for their mobile application development process, their team of app developers spent a significant amount of time working on the Android as well as iOS app versions separately.

Since the adoption of the React Native framework, Bloomberg was developed on the cross-platform app development process that made updating the apps comparatively easy and less time-consuming.

2. AirBnB

The AirBnB app is another popular example of an international mobile app that is built on the React Native framework. As per a software engineer working at AirBnB, there are about 50 to 60 members working on a regular basis on the React Native technology closely with the application development team. The React Native framework makes it possible to write code that can be reused in a particular compatible language that is supported by multiple platforms.

3. UberEats

In the case of UberEats, React Native only contributes to a small segment of the application but even that limited portion is enough to transform the whole user experience. In an online food ordering app, it is a must to have a dashboard for different restaurants with a range of features like push notification, analytics, and other functionalities. For UberEats, the smooth functioning of the restaurant dashboard was all possible because it chose React Native as its mobile app development framework.

4. Instagram

It is not an easy task to move an already existing mobile app to a newer technology but the React Native framework offers a wide range of advantages that the process is worth the effort. Here, the simple UI (User Interface) of the Instagram app also played a very significant role in this switch of technology. One of the biggest advantages that React Native provided to Instagram’s Android and iOS apps is easy maintenance.

5. Discovery VR

Discovery VR (Virtual Reality) is an app that brings true adventure to its users through a screen, all thanks to VR support and 360-degree videos. The mobile app also hosts various exclusive shows, some of which are Deadliest Catch and SharkWeek. The UI (User Interface) of the Discovery VR app is written entirely in React Native due to which it can offer a seamless Virtual Reality experience to its app users.

6. Facebook Ads Manager

The Facebook Ads Manager is the first cross-platform application that is entirely built on React Native. The JavaScript (JS) framework is great for handling different details like date formats and ad formats. The app provides its users with simple navigation with a clear user interface to elevate the overall app experience.

So, these were some of the well-known mobile applications that are developed using the React Native framework. Apart from the ones mentioned above, there are many more applications that are created on the React Native framework, such as Discord, Gyroscope, Discord and many more.

The whole concept of building mobile apps using only a single paradigm for multiple platforms still seems a little hard to believe. But with emerging technologies like Blockchain, Flutter, Augmented Reality (AR), Machine Learning (ML), and Artificial Intelligence (AI) entering the mobile app industry, we can expect nothing but highly innovative and advanced mobile applications.  

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Twinkle is the product head of MobileAppDaily and keeps a close eye on the latest and trending tech releases. With her wise taste of the tech industry, she has single-handedly created recognizable brand image.