All apps are not created equal. Lightweight apps, in particular, have been gaining popularity and for good reasons. From day one, we felt lightweight was the way to go. Let’s see why we like lightweight.
Lightweight apps consume less space on your device. Some carriers insist on installing apps that are hard to delete, or in some cases, can’t be deleted at all. Anybody who has had to root their phone in order to make it useable knows what we are talking about.
Applications that are heavy and complex consume a lot of system resources such as CPU and RAM. This will slow down your device, make your device run hot, and drain your battery faster. Lightweight apps use fewer resources, making them faster and more responsive. This makes them ideal for low-end devices with limited resources or people who don’t like their battery being drained quicker than it needs to be.
Heavy apps can consume a lot of data when they are being downloaded, installed, and used. This can be expensive for people with limited data plans. Even if you have unlimited data or are on WiFi, the app will run slower while data and images are being downloaded. Lightweight apps, on the other hand, generally use less data. The more complex the app, the more data it will need, the more you will wait.
Lightweights are lean and mean, often come with minimalistic interfaces, making them easy to navigate and use. This is particularly beneficial for people who are not tech-savvy or prefer simplicity over complexity. Moreover, they usually perform the specific function they were designed for, making them more efficient and easy to use.
While heavy apps have their place, lightweight apps provide users with faster and more efficient solutions. Lightweight apps consume less space and resources, are faster to download and install, less demanding on your internet connection, and generally simpler and easy to use.
Demand more, by demanding less. See what we did there? Kind of corny, but kind of true.