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Pro Allows you to develop native apps
Pro Backed by Facebook
Facebook writes their mobile apps in react native so the code base gets pretty thoroughly used in some highly demanding scenarios
Pro More predictable control of the state
The one way data flow, makes it more predictable and easy to control.
Con If core team doesn't use a certain feature, it's not developed
Whenever there's functionality you need that they don't use in their apps, it's not going to get developed by them, even if it's obvious it should be in the core. They always say to either submit a PR or create a separate module.
Con Steep learning curve