Mobile Banking App Review

6th edition: Winter '20 (UK)

We will be releasing extracts from the latest edition here. Purchase early access and the full detailed app analysis via the links below.

NEW! UK Banking App Review

  • Data from over 100 UK mobile banking apps from more than 50 different providers.

  • Apps published on both iOS and Android operating systems.

  • A host of primary research findings, obtained through extensive user testing to uncover the feature sets and usability of most popular apps.

  • Extensive reporting and tracking of trends.

1st edition: Summer '20 (DE)

German Banking App Review

  • Data from 19 German mobile banking apps including challengers, incumbents and direct banking providers.

  • Apps published on both iOS and Android operating systems.

  • Analysis of ~120 features and app performance.

  • Extensive tracking of trends, rankings and store ratings.

  • Inclusion of UK benchmarks.

EXCLUSIVE! Get early access to the full report and the 2020 detailed benchmarking analysis of over 40 UK apps for just £649+VAT below:

The enhanced report contains an extensive assessment of over 40 apps representing most of the UK current account market and AISPs including established players, challenger banks and fintechs.

For each app provider, you receive:

  • The individual app analysis containing a comprehensive breakdown of app features across both iOS and Android operating systems

  • App ranking over time with score broken down by feature category

  • Gap analysis of missing features against the market

  • How well supported a feature is across the market

  • Log in compared to the market average

  • Year on year app store rating comparison

  • How the age of the app has changed over time

  • Number of account integrations (AISP)

  • A collection of screenshots for each app showing the app home screen across devices and presentation of third party accounts

We also offer bespoke reporting, insight and analysis tailored to your business and related mobile apps. This will help you to understand how your app is performing against others in the market including specified competitor sets.

The data and insight received will equip you with the knowledge of where your app has gaps to establish and prioritise functionality for development, as well as to understand best practice in mobile banking.

The Mobile Banking App Review 2020: 6th edition

Chapter 1 Star Wars

Chapter 2 Full Speed Ahead

Chapter 3 Move Fast But Don't Break Things

Chapter 4 Digital Divide

Chapter 5 Robot Wars

Chapter 6 Subscription Services

Chapter 7 Open Finance

Chapter 8 Final Standings

The Mobile Banking App Review 2020: Junior Edition

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Previous editions:

5th edition: Summer '20 (UK)

4th edition: Winter '19 (UK)

3rd edition: Summer '19 (UK)

2nd edition: Winter '18 (UK)

1st edition: Summer '18 (UK)