SendBird vs. Sinch vs. Layer

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What is SendBird?

SendBird provides the chat API and messaging SDK for in-app messaging on your mobile apps and websites. For iOS, Android, JavaScript, Unity, .NET.

What is Sinch?

Sinch makes it easy for developers to add voice, messaging and SMS to their apps with just a few lines of code. Enrich your apps with communications that your users will love.

What is Layer?

Layer's asynchronous messaging fabric is capable of transporting payloads of any type. Get your users talking with chat, voice or video messaging. Pull them back in with push. Connect friends, colleagues or perfect strangers seamlessly.


Why do developers choose SendBird?
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    What are the cons of using SendBird?
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    What are the cons of using Layer?
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    How much does SendBird cost?
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    What companies use SendBird?
    9 companies on StackShare use SendBird
    What companies use Sinch?
    1 companies on StackShare use Sinch
    What companies use Layer?
    3 companies on StackShare use Layer

    What are some alternatives to SendBird, Sinch, and Layer?

    • OpenTok - Enhance your products with live, face-to-face communication.
    • QuickBlox - Connect your user with mobile group chat, content sharing, user accounts and more
    • TalkJS - Integrated messaging for every web and mobile product.
    • Moxtra - Integrate chat, voice meetings, screen sharing and recording, and multimedia annotation into your mobile app.

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