The Best Mobile App Development Companies in Portugal

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Building a mobile app is expensive. In fact, it can cost $10,000 to $150,000, unless you want an out-of-the-box solution with a DIY app builder. So, choosing the right app developer is important because it can save you time and money and result in an app that makes your business stand out.

As you begin the process of hiring an app development company, remember to define the type of app you want before starting conversations with developers. How complex your app idea is will determine your budget and the skill level you need in an app developer. Then, once conversations begin, ask for portfolio items, reviews, and references. Be sure to bring up timeline, too, so you align on expectations.

Overall, with about 90% of time on mobile spent in apps, investing in a mobile app for your business may help attract customers and get your brand in front of more people.

To assist you in your search for a partner, we’ve compiled this list of the top mobile app developers in Portugal. Browse descriptions, feedback, and awards to find which can best suit your company’s needs.

List of the Best Portugal Mobile App Development Companies

  • 1

    Studio Graphene

    Studio Graphene is a 90+ employee interdisciplinary team of strategists, designers, developers, and product managers. Studio Graphene is headquartered in London with studios in New Delhi, Lisbon, and Geneva. They collaborate with clients — from startups to established businesses — to define the details and specifications of projects, including custom software development, mobile app development, and UX/UI design.

    Notable Project

    Studio Graphene developed an Android-based application for an IoT startup based in Dubai. The client wanted to build a physical kiosk for customer feedback in the retail sector, and needed digital support due to their smaller staff. Studio Graphene started by building a simple application that included form-based pages and interactive feedback gathering, and expanded into developing a custom CMS and marketing support for the product. The interface won 4 product design awards for the client.

    "We’ve won four different product design awards for the interface, graphic design, and animations. They integrate well with all of our teams and consistently produce high-quality materials." — Founder, IoT Startup

    Former clients
    Coca-Cola
    Huckletree
    Nesta
    Mars
    Diageo
    SPCE
    Frolo
    Twistar
    $ $ $ $ $
    equalizer $10,000+
    group50 - 249 Employees
    place Lisbon, Portugal
    5.0
    5.0
    17 Clutch reviews
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  • 2

    Dev Centre House

    Deve Centre House is an enterprise software development company based in Dublin with offices in Chcago, London, New York, Berlin, Dubai in U.A.E, and Uttar Pradesh in India. The company, founded in 2012, has more than 20 employees and provides custom software development, mobile app development, and web development services to enterprise and midmarket companies and institutions in the business services, consumer products & services, government, and other industries.

    Notable Project

    A logistics company hired Dev Centre House to develop a mobile app for customer requests and a desktop admin website for the administration of the app. The resulting app made operations more efficient, enabling the company to monitor submissions and easily communicate with users.

    "He ensured the user experience was smooth and direct. He set targets for new updates and delivered each time." - Head of Production, Logistics Company

    Former clients
    Ei Learning
    BMW
    Kurdshopping
    Mophie
    $ $ $ $ $
    equalizer $10,000+
    group50 - 249 Employees
    place Lisbon, Portugal
    4.9
    4.9
    20 Clutch reviews
  • 3

    Mokriya

    Founded in 2010, Mokriya is a design and development company located in Cupertino, Calif. Its team of around 40 employees focus on mobile app development, IoT development, and custom software development.The client appreciated Mokriya's willingness to take on a non-traditional project.

    Notable Project

    Mokriya developed a prototype website for an online automotive retailer. The client's goal was to prepare a functional prototype of their client-facing website to share with their stakeholders.

    "You could give the team an idea and they would come back a day later with something finished that was better than what you originally thought of." - User Experience Manager, Online Automotive Retailer

    Former clients
    Google
    AT&T
    Twitter
    SanDisk
    $ $ $ $ $
    equalizer $25,000+
    group10 - 49 Employees
    place Lisbon, Portugal
    4.7
    4.7
    3 Clutch reviews
  • 4

    Meta Craft

    Meta Craft is a software company based in Lisboa, Portugal with more than two members. Founded in 2015, they are experts in mobile app development, product design, and custom software development for small businesses.

    Notable Project

    Meta Craft developed an app for another software company. The app served as a standalone payment platform that would be sold to other businesses. The system has thus far processed over 7000 invoices.

    “They are proactive and will always tell you if your expectations aren’t entirely aligned with reality.” - Founder & Director, Software Company

    Former clients
    Chic Every Weather
    Felix Payments & Forum Education
    Forum Lens
    $ $ $ $ $
    equalizer $5,000+
    group2 - 9 Employees
    place Lisboa, Portugal
    5.0
    5.0
    2 Clutch reviews
  • 5

    Mobiweb

    Mobiweb is a development company that was founded in Rio Tinto, Portugal in 2017 with more than 10 team members. They offer mobile application and web development solutions for both small and medium-sized companies in the telecommunications and media industries amongst otheres.

    Notable Project

    Mobiweb developed a mobile app for a video game company. Mobiweb built a platform that featured a dashboard, purchasing support, and communication features. The company is satisfied with the product.

    “We are a very satisfied customer.” - Operational Director & Founder, Video Game Company

    Former clients
    Sky
    Celfocus
    Novabase
    $ $ $ $ $
    equalizer $10,000+
    group10 - 49 Employees
    place Rio Tinto, Portugal
    5.0
    5.0
    1 Clutch review
  • 6

    Imaginary Cloud

    Imaginary Cloud is a software development and UX/UI design company that helped companies of all sizes design, build, launch and scale web and mobile applications for over 10 years. Following an Agile approach, their multidisciplinary team of fewer than 50 are committed to developing digital products and services from scratch or assist clients' teams remotely. Their clients come from a variety of industries, including IT, financial services, and business services. 

    Notable Project

    Imaginary Cloud worked on custom software development for an enterprise software platform. Using Angular and Node.js and working from designs, their team built the product with a configurable frontend. They continued to provide support and the client was very pleased with the team’s work.

    “Imaginary Cloud created the entire architecture for our app and designed it for large user populations. The platform helped us grow significantly, which led us to win millions of pounds worth of contracts. Their team is intrinsic to our success.” – Strategy Director, Enterprise Software Platform

    Former clients
    Nokia
    Sage
    Ernst & Young
    BNP Paribas
    Environment Intelect
    JingaLife
    TravelWiFi
    DHI Telecom
    Elsa
    Trust Portal
    Full Fabric
    Remax
    $ $ $ $ $
    equalizer $25,000+
    group10 - 49 Employees
    place Lisbon, Portugal
    5.0
    5.0
    14 Clutch reviews
  • 7

    Mosano

    Mosano is a software development company located in Porto, Portugal. They were founded in 2016. Currently, they have about 12 team members who provide web development, mobile application development, and UX/UI design services. Their clients are predominately small businesses. 

    Notable Project

    Mosano designed and developed a web platform using React.js and Node.js for a multinational pharmaceutical company. Their team worked to implement AI capabilities into the product. The reliable platform exceeded the client's expectations and received praise from users.

    "Their work was a truly great surprise because of their good product delivery." — Project Lead, Multinational Pharmaceutical Company

    Former clients
    Poetic
    Waidi
    IBM
    $ $ $ $ $
    equalizer $10,000+
    group10 - 49 Employees
    place Porto, Portugal
    5.0
    5.0
    2 Clutch reviews
  • 8

    Pixelmatters

    Pixelmatters is a digital agency in Porto, Portugal. Founded in 2014, they have about 40 employees that serve clients in a wide range of industries. Services include web development, UI/UX design, and mobile app development.

    Notable Project

    Pixelmatters provided UI/UX design and frontend development efforts for a job board website. They made the platform mobile-responsive as well as added features like job seeker registrations and recruiter profiles. As a result of their work, the partner saw a 120% increase in registrations.

    "You can get comfortable with them because they really know what they’re doing." –Development Manager, Job Networking Site

    Former clients
    Abaca
    DoneDone
    Jumia
    CBDCity
    Quantic
    $ $ $ $ $
    equalizer $100,000+
    group10 - 49 Employees
    place Porto, Portugal
    4.9
    4.9
    10 Clutch reviews
  • 9

    Whitesmith

    Whitesmith is a development and design group based in London, with offices in Coimbra, Portugal. Founded in 2012, Whitesmith's team of 30 employees specializes in providing web development, e-commerce development, and mobile app development services for small and mid-market businesses. 

    Notable Project

    Whitesmith worked with a paper publishing company to rework the client's brand image and establish itself as a more modern enterprise, specifically concerning technology and digital media. Whitesmith's team provided design, UX, and web development to enhance the client's creative digital content. The client has been nominated for UK marketing awards for Whitesmith's projects.

    "Not only do they have the technical skills, they also bring an understanding of design and what makes a good user journey." — Head of Digital Marketing, Paper Publishing Company

    Former clients
    Savemail
    Mobile Market Monitor
    Ably
    Smarttrade
    $ $ $ $ $
    equalizer

    Undisclosed

    group10 - 49 Employees
    place Coimbra, Portugal
    4.8
    4.8
    2 Clutch reviews
  • 10

    Coletiv Studio

    Coletiv Studio is a web and mobile development company headquartered in Porto, Portugal. The company, founded in 2016, has a team of 7 that specializes in mobile app development, custom software development, UX/UI design, product design, and web development services. They serve small, mid-market, and enterprise businesses that represent a variety of industries including the hospitality & leisure, advertising & marketing, and financial services industries. 
     

    Notable Project

    Coletiv Studio provided development services to a crowdfunding company. The client needed help developing scalable, custom tools. Coletiv Studio used GitHub, Prismic, and AWS to develop the tool the client needed, and the tool was compliant with General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) guidelines. The company integrated features into the client’s tool, including features from Facebook and Google. Since working with the company, the client has received positive customer feedback. 
     

    “Our customers are quite satisfied with the tools so far. We can scale for more significant projects and improve our brand thanks to Coletiv Studio’s work.” — Co-Founder & Senior Account Manager, Crowdfunding Company
     

    Former clients
    Infocentric
    Oopsie
    Marine Litter
    $ $ $ $ $
    equalizer $10,000+
    group10 - 49 Employees
    place Porto, Portugal
    4.9
    4.9
    9 Clutch reviews
  • 11
  • 12

    cleverti

    Cleverti is an IT company based in Lisbon, Portugal. Founded in 2010, Cleverti has a team of about 35 employees that focus on custom software development, web development, and mobile app development services.

    Notable Project

    Cleverti worked with a reservoir management software company to complete several projects including adding cloud support for an existing desktop application, building a new frontend, and using JavaScript to improve the client's React framework.

    "They are expensive compared to other vendors, but they’re worth it for the quality and peace of mind they deliver." — CEO, Reservoir Management Software Company

    $ $ $ $ $
    equalizer $10,000+
    group50 - 249 Employees
    place Lisboa, Portugal
    4.8
    4.8
    12 Clutch reviews
  • 13

    Right IT Services

    Right IT Services is a Salesforce consultancy based in Lisboa, Portugal with an additional office in the Philippines. Founded in 2008, Right IT Services provides CRM consulting, custom software development, mobile app development, and IT managed services. The team is comprised of about 35 experts.

    Notable Project

    Right IT Services worked with an airline association to build iOS and Android apps that support their platform. The apps are supported by SalesForce, demos use Marvel App, and the testing is done with Tricentis Tosca.

    "Their attitude is most impressive. They’re friendly, flexible, and nice to work with." – Manager, Airline Association

    Former clients
    Vodafone
    CloudSense
    GS1 UK
    $ $ $ $ $
    equalizer $1,000+
    group50 - 249 Employees
    place Lisbon, Portugal
    5.0
    5.0
    1 Clutch review
    Awards

    Salesforce Certified , ITIL V3 Certified

  • 14

    Subvisual

    Subvisual is a software development company based in Braga, Portugal, with offices in Cambridge, MA. Founded in 2012, Subvisual has a team of about 15 employees that specializes in custom software development and UX/UI design services.

    Notable Project

    Subvisual worked with an oncology software firm in developing an interactive web-based application using Java and Ruby. The solution is a data management tool for oncologists, clinics, hospitals, and their staff. It's gotten positive feedback from several hospitals that are currently using it.

    "They’re a relatively small team in a work environment that is very familiar, so it’s very easy to communicate." – CEO, Oncology Software Firm

    Former clients
    UpHold
    AT&T
    Betfair
    $ $ $ $ $
    equalizer $5,000+
    group10 - 49 Employees
    place Braga, Portugal
    4.5
    4.5
    1 Clutch review
  • 15

    Virtusai

    Virtusai is a technology startup based in Porto, Portugal. Founded in 2015, Virtusai has a team of about 10 specialists that focuses on web development, mobile app development, and IoT development services.

    Notable Project

    Virtusai worked with a fruit preparation company in optimizing its production line data application to improve its usability and overall functionality. Virtusai used Angular to ensure that the new web-based app would be mobile-friendly, responsive, and efficient for the client's daily workflow.

    "We’re very happy with the tool they built. It’s very responsive on both mobile and web-based interfaces." — Manager, Airline Association

    Former clients
    Frulact
    Super Bock Group
    Sonae
    Enforce
    $ $ $ $ $
    equalizer $1,000+
    group2 - 9 Employees
    place Lamas, Portugal
    4.0
    4.0
    1 Clutch review
    Awards

    Microsoft Azure Partner , UPTEC Partner

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