Mobile app development and native apps differences are apparent and here are some of there differences.
The mobile environment – is it mobile device or mobile cloud server.
Feel and look – Mobile cloud apps does not support notifications , while native apps provide notifications such as IOS notification.
On-device access feature – Native apps have a direct access to on-device features like GPS, camera and more. While mobile cloud access this features through APIs.
UI speed – generelly native apps are more faster than mobile cloud since it runs on mobile devices while mobile cloud depends on the browser of mobile devices.