SendGrid vs Mandrill vs MailJet (SMTP Server Email Marketing Services with Free Plan)

Internet > Communications > Email
2016-06-15 05:33:36

Mandrill (MailChimp service), MailJet and SendGrid are 3 SMTP Email Marketing Services with free plan, so you can easily test them and decide which one is the best for you.

For a complete comparison table of all SMTP servers solutions, you can also have a look on this detailed comparison matrix:

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Technical details
SMTP supportYesYesYes
Send transactional emailsYesYesYes
Send bulk emailsYesYesYes
Automatic DKIM signingYesYesYes
Open TrackingYesYesYes
Click TrackingYesYesYes
WYSIWYG Newsletter EditorYes Available for free, with any plan (Free plan included)YesYes +$0,25 per thousand, in addition to monthly package
Dedicated IP availableYes With our Silver, Gold, Platinum and Diamond Plans, you can ask for a Dedicated IP address.Yes $29 per monthYes
Personalized DKIM for free (no more "on behalf of")YesYesYes Upgrade to a Silver plan or higher to get personalized DKIM
Free plan6,000 emails per month, max 200 per dayN/A (Since re-integration with Mailchimp)45 day free trial, 12,000 per month, 400 emails per day
Price0.18 USD to $0.50 per thousand10 USD for cheapest MailChimp account + $20 per month minimum charge0.57 USD to $0.80 USD per thousand
REST APIYesYesYes Yes, for our Bronze plan and higher (and Free plan too)
Event APIYes For every plan, you can get every event (open, click, bounce...) in real timeYesYes Yes, for our Silver plan and higher (and Free plan too)
Manage contacts through APIYes Read a full tutorial at See our Newsletter API at
Send email through APIYes Only by one HTTP call
24/7 SupportYes Across 3 Global Time Zones - Online ticket generationYes Online ticket generation.
Dedicated Support TeamYesYesYes
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Launch date2010-08-102012 April2009-04-28
Emails sent per month8000000008800000000 (8.8 Billion) total in August 2013 13,196,017,135 total in 1/2015
LanguagesEnglish, French, German, SpanishEnglishEnglish
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