SendBird vs. Sinch vs. Layer

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What is SendBird?

SendBird is a Messaging SDK, Chat API, and fully managed chat infrastructure for your mobile apps and websites. Embeddable chat 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.

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Why do developers choose SendBird?
Why do you like SendBird?

Why do developers choose Sinch?
Why do you like Sinch?

Why do developers choose Layer?
Why do you like Layer?


What are the cons of using SendBird?
No Cons submitted yet for SendBird
Downsides of SendBird?

What are the cons of using Sinch?
No Cons submitted yet for Sinch
Downsides of Sinch?

What are the cons of using Layer?
No Cons submitted yet for Layer
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How much does SendBird cost?
SendBird Pricing
How much does Sinch cost?
Sinch Pricing
How much does Layer cost?


What companies use SendBird?
10 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
  • Twilio API for WhatsApp - Reach users on the world’s most popular messaging app through one streamlined API, officially supported by WhatsApp
  • TalkJS - Integrated messaging for every web and mobile product.

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