Compare Mailgun vs SendGrid Email API

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based on data from user reviews. Mailgun rates 4.4/5 stars with 139 reviews. SendGrid Email API rates 4.1/5 stars with 216 reviews. Each product's score is calculated by real-time data from verified user reviews.

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Mailgun
4.4
Based on 139 reviews
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SendGrid Email API
SendGrid Email API
4.1
Based on 216 reviews
 
Concept
Pay Per Use first 10,000 emails & 100 validations free
ESSENTIALS (40K, 100K Packages)
$14.95 to $29.95 per month
 
Production
$79/mo 100k emails & 1,000 validations included
PRO (100K, 300K, 700K, 1.5M, 2.5M Packages)
$79.95 to $949.95 per month
 
Scale
$325/mo 500k emails & 5,000 validations
Premier Plan
Contact SendGrid
 
Enterprise
Custom custom emails & validations
 
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9.3
(Based on 136 reviews)
8.6
(Based on 199 reviews)
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9.0
(Based on 136 reviews)
8.4
(Based on 200 reviews)
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9.0
(Based on 92 reviews)
8.4
(Based on 120 reviews)
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9.2
(Based on 93 reviews)
8.5
(Based on 122 reviews)
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8.5
(Based on 103 reviews)
7.9
(Based on 154 reviews)
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9.2
(Based on 87 reviews)
8.3
(Based on 112 reviews)
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8.1
(Based on 135 reviews)
7.4
(Based on 195 reviews)
Small-Business (50 or fewer emp.)
Small-Business
(50 or fewer emp.)
82.7%
75.0%
Mid-Market (51-1000 emp.)
Mid-Market
(51-1000 emp.)
10.8%
20.8%
Enterprise (> 1000 emp.)
Enterprise
(> 1000 emp.)
6.5%
4.2%
 
Information Technology and Services
21.9%
Computer Software
14.7%
 
Internet
19.9%
Marketing and Advertising
13.1%
 
Computer Software
17.2%
Information Technology and Services
12.7%
 
Marketing and Advertising
8.6%
Internet
11.2%
 
Hospital & Health Care
2.6%
Financial Services
3.9%
 
Other
29.8%
Other
44.4%
Most Helpful Favorable Review
Most Helpful Favorable Review
Olaf L.
Administrator in Internet

Most of all their control panel is very easy to use, just add your domain, add some DNS records and you're ready to go. They offer 10000 free emails every month, that's enough for regular emails. The log file is also very helpful to see where are problems....

Steve B.
User in E-Learning

We currently use SendGrid for our transactional emails as well as our marketing emails (they recently added the marketing piece). It is flawless for transactional emails. I really like that I can have templates and edit them directly on the SendGrid site...

Most Helpful Critical Review
Most Helpful Critical Review
Andrew U.
Administrator in Printing

Customer Support is some of the worst I've ever seen. Over 24 hours to respond to a ticket, no real answers, puts the problem on you, the user. We were delivering e-mails perfectly fine for 4 or 5 months with bounce rates of about ~2% daily. All of the...

Cate C.
Administrator in Higher Education

The SendGrid interface was VERY difficult to use when trying to create custom email designs. I consider myself a relatively tech-savvy person, with enough knowledge to edit HTML, but this required full knowledge of HTML writing in order to create a good...

 
 

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How to use the MailgunAPI

SendGrid's Email API takes the hassle out of the business-critical need to communicate with your users.

Our developer-friendly integration tools in several languages, delivery and scale you can trust, and data to empower you, enables you to focus on your core business.

Watch this video to learn more about how our customer Bonusly relies on SendGrid's Email API, or visit our website to learn more.

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