list of top china app developers

List of the Best App Developers in China

Are you interested in hiring an app developer in China?

Finding an app developer can be extremely challenging. However, it is crucial to hire a provider that will give the best technical expertise to your company. 

You can find many skilled app developers in China, so we’ve compiled this list to assist you in your search.

 Read through client reviews, price ranges, awards, and more to see which partner can lead your business to success.  

  • 1


    Founded in 2000, UpTop specializes in UI/UX design but also shines in web and mobile app development. Their team of 50+ are passionate about solving complex problems and increasing revenue for their clients.

    Notable Project

    UpTop recently completed a project for a data services provider. They needed help creating a consumer-facing portal. UpTop developed and designed the entire portal from frontend to backend.

    “They were clear, honest and set expectations fairly. They knew when to push back and ask us to think twice about a request. On the other hand, they were able to take pressure from us since we're still the customer.” – CTO, Data Services Provider

    Former Clients
    $ $ $ $ $
    equalizer $25,000+
    group11 - 50 Employees
    place Seattle , WA

    2016 Seattle Business Top 100 Companies to Work For, Washington’s Best Workplaces

  • 2

    Monstar Lab

    Headquartered in Singapore, Monstar Lab has over 800 employees stationed across 12 countries. They are an app and web development company with expertise in building end-to-end solutions for mobile and web-based platforms.

    Notable Project

    Monstar Lab created a cross-platform application for job seekers. The app matches job seekers with jobs that fit with their interests. Despite a few obstacles before the launch, the client said that Monstar Lab made an excellent product that exceeded their expectations.

    “Working with Monstar Lab has allowed us the opportunity to learn a great deal. It was a collaborative and positive experience for us.” – CEO, Job Matching Service

    Former Clients
    $ $ $ $ $
    equalizer $75,000+
    group251 - 1,000 Employees
    place , Singapore
  • 3

    CentLing Technologies

    CentLing Technologies is an IT business based in Qingdao, China. Founded in 2009, the team of 32 specializes in custom software development, mobile app development, and web design. They work with small businesses and enterprises, focusing on information technology and telecommunications.

    Notable Project

    CentLing worked with a global telecommunications company to develop software for several of the client’s telecommunications projects. They provided development and testing, with occasional customer support. The client was impressed with their ability to communicate about the technology.

    “I think what makes them stand out is that their technical R&D communication is direct and open. I think CentLing is good with this kind of technical discussion. I think culturally they are really open and straightforward. I think they're a really good fit for our R&D technical focus.” – R&D Director Chinese Branch of Global Telecommunications Company

    Former Clients
    $ $ $ $ $


    group251 - 1,000 Employees
    place Qingdao Shi , China
  • 4


    HacknCraft is a digital innovation studio headquartered in New York City with offices in Toronto, Ontario, and Shenzhen, China. Founded in 2014, the small team of 4 specializes in mobile app development, AR/VR development, and UX/UI design. They work with small businesses, midmarket businesses, and enterprises, focusing on consumer products and services, arts, entertainment and music, and media.  

    Notable Project

    HacknCraft worked with a skating coaching management tool to develop an iOS mobile app. They developed an app that connected athletes and coaches and tracked progress on a daily, weekly, and monthly basis. The client appreciated their understanding and transparency.

    “Their ability to understand and adapt to my needs and lack of knowledge in the tech world when it came to UX design was unique. They made it transparent for me to understand. It looked like they were giving me a high-level design, and the functionality was very intuitive.” – CEO, Skating Coaching App

    Former Clients
    Dish Network
    $ $ $ $ $
    equalizer $25,000+
    group11 - 50 Employees
    place New York , NY
  • 5

    Angell Echo

    Angell Echo is a software and mobile app developer headquartered in San Francisco, with an office in Shanghai. Founded in 2010, the team of 11 specializes in mobile app development, custom software development, and UX/UI design. They work with enterprises, midmarket businesses, and small businesses.
    Notable Project

    Angell Echo worked with a film distribution company to create an app that enhances film viewing experiences by offering news, theater information, and ticket sales. They developed a new 3D technology for the app that combined real and virtual worlds. The client appreciated the expertise the team provided.

    “Angell Echo was very creative and professional. The planning was smart and thorough. The different features they recommended to us worked out great, and we learned a lot about app development throughout the whole process.” – Marketing Director, Film Distribution Company

    Former Clients
    Hello Kitty
    Today Art Museum
    San Feng Academy
    $ $ $ $ $


    group11 - 50 Employees
    place San Francisco , CA
  • 6

    New Leaders

    New Leaders is a technical services firm of 29 employees, established in 2007. They are headquartered in Truckee, Calif., with a second office in Beijing, China. They offer custom software development, e-commerce development, and UX/UI design. They primarily serve clients in midmarket and small businesses in the healthcare, business, and consumer products industries.
    Notable Project

    New Leaders built a custom CMS for an aviation startup. They contributed a brand, a logo, and other foundational work. The client was pleased with the final product and the positive working relationship throughout the project.

    “They get involved in a lot of technologies that they can apply to our business fairly quickly. They’re diversified and up-to-date on everything.” – President, Aviation Startup

    Former Clients
    Audience Science
    Right Scale
    $ $ $ $ $
    equalizer $5,000+
    group11 - 50 Employees
    place Truckee , CA
  • 7


    Beansmile is a digital consultancy founded in 2010. Located in Guangzhou, China, they have a team of 7 employees and primarily serve small business and midmarket clients. They provide web and mobile app development services to their clients.  
    Notable Project

    Beansmile developed and launched new software and a mobile app for an IT services company. They developed the software and product using user-friendly functionalities to help tech-challenged small business owners with task management. Their services were efficient and well done. 

    “Using excellent programming techniques, Beansmile delivered clean code with passion. The team is professional and continuously improving due to the constant training they receive. They require very little time to manage because they are so good at managing themselves.” – Former Project Manager, IT Services Company 

    Former Clients
    $ $ $ $ $
    equalizer $5,000+
    group11 - 50 Employees
    place Guangzhou Shi , China
  • 8


    QPSoftware is a web design agency founded in 2007. Based in Shanghai, they have a team of 23 employees. Their services include web development, e-commerce development, and web design. They primarily serve midmarket clients in the education, healthcare and medical industries. 
    Notable Project

    QPSoftware acted as the CTO for a digital communication platform startup. They designed and developed the company’s website and mobile app for iOS and Android. Their services resulted in success for the client and they were praised for their efficiency.  

    “They were exactly what I was looking for in terms of efficiency. Having people focused on the hard part of development rather than a company that sells you 30% development and 70% of SEO or these techniques that require some structure. They are a great partner.” – CEO, Digital Communication Platform 

    Former Clients
    Schneider Electric
    $ $ $ $ $
    equalizer $10,000+
    group11 - 50 Employees
    place Jing'an Qu , China
  • 9


    Marz is a mobile, web, and digital marketing agency founded in 2015. Located in Hong Kong, Marz has a team of 28 employees. Their primary services are custom software development, mobile app development, and web development. 
    Notable Project

    Marz developed, designed, and launched a responsive website and mobile app for a logistics company. The app, compatible with both iOS and Android, included a Mark 6 ticket scanner for company events. Their solutions were satisfactory in the eyes of the client. 

    “They used better technology to implement the camera scanning. They were responsive and showed us updates ever 2 weeks. That gave us a lot of confidence that the project is going the right direction.” – Project Manager, Logistics Company

    Former Clients
    HiCast: Podcast Player
    Cangije Quick Input
    $ $ $ $ $
    equalizer $5,000+
    group2 - 10 Employees
    place , Hong Kong SAR China
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