PWA Vs AMP: Which One to Choose?

PWA and AMP are intended to enhance the user’s web experience while using a mobile device compatible platform. In any case, users frequently get complicated among PWA and AMP.

What is PWA?

Progressive Web Apps (PWA) are Web Pages or Web Apps that resemble a native mobile app. It works on any browsers, Users can open the browser, type in the web address and they are effectively directed to a website that looks and functions just like native Android or iOS mobile applications.

Features of PWA :

  • Fast: Respond quickly to user interactions
  • Responsive: Compactable with any devices like desktop, tablet, mobile.
  • Ability to send push notifications
  • Offline use

What is AMP?

Accelerated Mobile Page allows developers to build web pages using unique coding language. AMP is an open-source platform which focusses on improving page loading performance and browsing experience of a website on mobile devices.

AMP improved the page loading by excluding the unnecessary Javascript. Google open-sourced the ‘AMP Project‘ to help developers build these web pages.

Features of AMP:

PWA Vs AMP: Differences



Both are perfect in their own ways. If your website is mainly focusing on content then AMP is the right choice, because of AMP works on pure HTML and CSS. But if you have an e-commerce website choose PWA, it should give your website the feel of a mobile app.

Choose the platform based on your website and the current market requirements.

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