SendGrid vs. MailGun

SendGrid is the world’s largest email Infrastructure as a service provider. Our cloud-based email solution replaces your email infrastructure so you don’t have to build, scale, and maintain these systems in-house. In addition to providing reliable deliverability and proven scalability for over 58,000 paying customers, we enlist a team of deliverability experts focused on your sending. Some of our advantages over MailGun include:

Advanced Deliverability Features

Our platform offers ISP deliverability outreach, a bulk sender notification, and dedicated IP warm up to help keep your delivery and reputation strong.

SMTP API (and Subuser API)

Integrate with our customizable platform in minutes. Our APIs enable broad control over email processing and reporting.

Email Marketing Service

SendGrid’s powerful Marketing Campaigns allows you to build segmented, engaging email campaigns through an intuitive interface. Build your own workflow and benefit from smart analytics, our drag-n-drop editor, and easy subscriber list management.

SendGrid App for iOS and Android

Access your SendGrid account while on-the-go. Monitor email activity, manage suppression lists, and troubleshoot mission-critical email delivery to track your email campaign performance, wherever and whenever.

We make it quick and easy to transition from Mailgun: Read Migration Guide

Simple, Flexible Pricing

Send up to 40,000 emails for free with our 30-day trial—no credit card required. Try for Free ›

Select Your Plan

  • 40,000 emails for your first 30 days, then send 100/day, forever
  • $0/mo
  • Core Email API Features
    • APIs, SMTP relay, and webhooks
    • API keys and permissions
    • Comprehensive client libraries
    • DKIM customization
  • Core Marketing Campaigns Features
    • Flexible template editors
    • Segmentation
    • A/B Testing
    • Real-time analytics and tracking
  • Ideal for teams sending up to 100,000 emails/mo
  • Starting at $14.95/mo
  • plus $10/mo per 10,000 contacts
  • Core Email API Features
    • APIs, SMTP relay, and webhooks
    • API keys and permissions
    • Comprehensive client libraries
    • DKIM customization
  • Core Marketing Campaigns Features
    • Flexible template editors
    • Segmentation
    • A/B Testing
    • Real-time analytics and tracking
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  • Ideal for businesses sending from 100,000 to 1.5 million emails/mo
  • Starting at $79.95/mo
  • plus $10/mo per 10,000 contacts
  • Core Email API Features
    • APIs, SMTP relay, and webhooks
    • API keys and permissions
    • Comprehensive client libraries
    • DKIM customization
  • Core Marketing Campaigns Features
    • Flexible template editors
    • Segmentation
    • A/B Testing
    • Real-time analytics and tracking
  • Ideal for businesses sending 1.5 million+ emails/mo
  • Custom Pricing
  • Core Email API Features
    • APIs, SMTP relay, and webhooks
    • API keys and permissions
    • Comprehensive client libraries
    • DKIM customization
  • Core Marketing Campaigns Features
    • Flexible template editors
    • Segmentation
    • A/B Testing
    • Real-time analytics and tracking
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2,000 contacts are included for free + $10/mo per 10,000 additional contacts.

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Super quick setup, no credit card required

It’s free to sign up, no credit card required. Integrate in minutes with our email API and comprehensive libraries. You'll be ready to send email marketing campaigns in no time. You’ll have your email program up and running in no time.

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Access all core features

Our full-featured trial gives you access to all Essentials features, including APIs and webhooks, DKIM customization, real-time analytics, 24/7 customer support and much more. visual drag & drop and HTML editing options, advanced segmentation, A/B testing, and much more. APIs and webhooks, drag & drop visual editor, real-time analytics, 24/7 customer support and much more.

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Upgrade after 30 days or use SendGrid free forever

Send 40,000 emails for your first 30 days. Then, send 100 emails/day, free forever. Contact lists of up to 2,000 are also free.

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Free
$0/mo
Essentials
from $14.95/mo
Pro
from $79.95/mo
Premier
Custom Pricing
Message Management and Deployment
Suppression management
Delayed sending capability
Domain authentication & Link Branding
Multiple sender addresses
Reverse DNS
Subuser management
Email template editor API
Analytics and Reporting
Real-time analytics
Delivered, click, open, unsubscribe tracking
Bounce rate, spam, blocked reporting
Data rich email activity feed with advanced search
30 days of email activity history (additional purchase required)
Advanced Statistics
Device
Browser
ISP
Geolocation
Email category comparison
Subuser
Subuser comparison
Integration and Customization
SMTP relay
SMTP API
Web API
Inbound Parse Webhook
Event Webhook
Reseller API
Subuser API
Marketing Campaigns APIs (Contact Management API, Campaigns API)
Universal Links
Security
Opportunistic TLS
Enforced TLS (optional)
Two-factor authentication
Custom DKIM key
Custom SPF
API Keys and API Key Permissions
Precise teammate permissions 1 Teammate 1 Teammate 1,000 Teammates 1,000 Teammates
IP Access Management
SOC 2 Type II certification
Reputation Management
Reputation monitoring
ISP feedback loop data
SendGrid Marketing Campaigns Additional $10/mo per 10,000 contacts
Flexible, wizardless workflow
List and engagement segmentation
Drag & drop campaign editor
A/B testing (subject line and content)
Flexible template editors (HTML and WYSIWYG)
Send scheduling
Unsubscribe groups
Campaign statistics
Responsive templates
Infrastructure
Globally distributed, cloud-based architecture
Redundant, self-managed datacenter architecture
Purpose built, cloud-based Mail Transfer Agent (MTA)
Dedicated IP included in plan
Automated, dedicated IP warm up
Dedicated IP pooling
Service/Support
Global 24x7 customer support team (chat, email, phone)
Compliance team with dedicated deliverability engineers
Customer Success Manager (CSM) 5 million+
Other
Smartphone and tablet applications
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The SendGrid Difference

Proven Deliverability

We offer domain authentication, compliance and deliverability coaching, and proactive ISP outreach to ensure you achieve optimal inbox delivery.

Scale With Confidence

Whether you’re a startup or a large enterprise, we can handle your important emails. Our world-class platform delivers more than 50 billion emails per month.

Email Expertise

With SendGrid, you have an expert in your corner. Our Customer Success and Support Teams give you the information and guidance you need, when you need it.

Over 80,000 paying customers trust SendGrid to send more than 50 billion emails every month.