Adyen vs PayPal: What are the differences?
Developers describe Adyen as "One integration allows businesses to accept 250 payment methods, from wherever people pay". A payments technology company that provides a single global platform to accept payments anywhere in the world. Businesses can process payments across online, mobile and in-store (POS) with over 250 payment methods and 187 currencies. On the other hand, PayPal is detailed as "Send Money, Pay Online or Set Up a Merchant Account". PayPal is an online payments and money transfer service that allows you to send money via email, phone, text message or Skype. They offer products to both individuals and businesses alike, including online vendors, auction sites and corporate users. PayPal connects effortlessly to bank accounts and credit cards PayPal Mobile is one of PayPal’s newest products. It allows you to send payments by text message or by using PayPal’s mobile browser..
Adyen and PayPal belong to "Payment Services" category of the tech stack.
Some of the features offered by Adyen are:
- Adyen support over 250 specific payment methods and all valid currencies. Our broad payment methods network offers 187 transaction and 17 settlement currencies across six continents.
- Hosted Payment Pages
- Direct API
On the other hand, PayPal provides the following key features:
- 2.9% + $0.30 or less- With our flat, transparent pricing, you’ll never be surprised by hidden or variable fees. We also offer discounted rates when you sell a lot, or when you use our card reader.
- Keeping every seller secure- If you’re sent an unauthorized payment, or a buyer claims they never received an item, our Seller Protection covers you for the full amount of the eligible payment.
- Easy for them, easy for you- With just a few clicks, you can get paid by debit card, credit card, or a PayPal transfer. All someone needs to start buying from you is your e-mail address or mobile number.
"Great customer support" is the primary reason why developers consider Adyen over the competitors, whereas "Most known service" was stated as the key factor in picking PayPal.
According to the StackShare community, PayPal has a broader approval, being mentioned in 735 company stacks & 571 developers stacks; compared to Adyen, which is listed in 21 company stacks and 6 developer stacks.
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