While Channels are the same, Notifications aren't

SuprSend provides you everything you need to send notifications that users love: composable in-app notifications, flexible preferences, observability and logging. All within one developer-first platform.

Discover how SuprSend differs from OneSignal

While both platforms deliver alerts, they aren’t designed for the same use-case. Discover how SuprSend differs from OneSignal.

Build Cross-Channel Notification Workflows with Ease

With unified Workflows API, define sequential notification logic, incorporating triggers, functions, branches, and delivery nodes, enabling multi-channel notification journeys tailored to user events, lists, or backend actions.

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Gain Observability for Each & Every Notification

No need to guess whether a notification was delivered to a particular recipient. With a robust observability layer in logs, conduct RCAs down to the user level confidently.

Design native In-app Experience & Retain Users

Reach users at peak engagement with contextual notifications via the in-app notification center. Drive user retention and business growth effectively.

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Pricing that Scales with You

And the biggest advantage of SuprSend over OneSignal is it’s flexible pricing.

Unlike other marketing automation tools that impose fixed annual cost lock-ins regardless of usage fluctuation, SuprSend liberates you from annual commitments, allowing flexible scaling as your business expands, with pay-as-you-go pricing.
SuprSend
$
1,200
OneSignal
$
12,000
Annual Pricing
SuprSend
$
6,000
OneSignal
$
24,000
Annual Pricing
SuprSend
$
24,000
OneSignal
$
70,000
Annual Pricing

Compare features of OneSignal vs SuprSend

Here is an overview of how the two products stack up against each other in terms of features and integration effort.

Parameter

OneSignal

SuprSend

Built for
Marketers/ Customer Retention teams
Engineers/ Product Teams
Notification Types
Best for one-time messaging, promotional/ lifecycle messaging for retention, marketing notifications
Best for transactional notifications, product-related notifications, complex use-cases such as collaborative notifications demanding batching, retention messages, cohort-based messages
Events
Inapp or website events and user attributes
Universal, your events could come from codebase, inapp/ website, CDPs, data warehouses, CRM and even scheduled tasks
User Creation/ Update/ Deletion
via API, SDK, CSV upload
via API, SDK, CSV upload
Notification Logs
Not at user level
At user, channel and campaign level
Multi-tenancy/ Whitelabelling
Not available
Available
User Preferences
Available
Available at channel/ notification type/ frequency/ digests level
Notifications Batching
Not supported
Supported (can save your costs)
Personalization
Based on demographics or user attributes
Based on demographics and custom-defined user attributes
Vendor Routing for Fallback
Not Supported
Supported
Multi-channel Message Routing
Not Supported
Supported (ensures higher seen rates)
Channels Supported
Email, Push, Mobile, Web, In-app and live activities
Email, SMS, Push, In-app Inbox, Whatsapp, Slack, Teams, Discord, Webhooks, Web
CI/ CD, CLI support
Not Supported
Supported (to integrate with devs workflow)
HTTP GET request support
Not Supported
Supported
Built for
SuprSend
Engineers/ Product Teams
OneSignal
Marketers/ Customer Retention teams
Notification Types
SuprSend
Best for transactional notifications, product-related notifications, complex use-cases such as collaborative notifications demanding batching, retention messages, cohort-based messages
OneSignal
Best for one-time messaging, promotional/ lifecycle messaging for retention, marketing notifications
Events
SuprSend
Universal, your events could come from codebase, inapp/ website, CDPs, data warehouses, CRM and even scheduled tasks
OneSignal
Inapp or website events and user attributes
User Creation/ Update/ Deletion
SuprSend
via API, SDK, CSV upload
OneSignal
via API, SDK, CSV upload
Notification Logs
SuprSend
At user, channel and campaign level
OneSignal
Not at user level
Multi-tenancy/ Whitelabelling
SuprSend
Available
OneSignal
Not Available
User Preferences
SuprSend
Available at channel/ notification type/ frequency/ digests level
OneSignal
Available
Notifications Batching
SuprSend
Supported (can save your costs)
OneSignal
Not Supported
Personalization
SuprSend
Based on demographics and custom-defined user attributes
OneSignal
Based on demographics or user attributes
Vendor Routing for Fallback
SuprSend
Supported
OneSignal
Not Supported
Multi-channel Message Routing
SuprSend
Supported (ensures higher seen rates)
OneSignal
Not Supported
Channels Supported
SuprSend
Email, SMS, Push, In-app Inbox, Whatsapp, Slack, Teams, Discord, Webhooks, Web
OneSignal
Email, Push, Mobile, Web, In-app and live activities
CI/ CD, CLI support
SuprSend
Supported (to integrate with devs workflow)
OneSignal
Not Supported
HTTP GET support
SuprSend
Supported
OneSignal
Not Supported

Built for Developers with API-first approach

Templates

Decouple your templates from code by creating and managing them centrally via dashboard or API.

Multi-tenancy

Manage multiple tenants or user groups within a single system, ensuring data isolation and customized experiences with templates, preferences, vendors and more.

Isolated Environments

Prevent live testing risks. Establish separate staging and production environments for better control and stability.

Lists / Cohorts from Data Warehouse

Access your data warehouse in real-time to synchronize user cohorts for campaign and broadcast delivery via API calls.

CI/CD Deployment

Streamline workflows & deployment across staging and production with CLI for efficient updates while ensuring code integrity.

Frequently asked questions

What makes SuprSend stand out compared to competitors like OneSignal?
SuprSend distinguishes itself from alternatives like OneSignal by focusing solely on building robust notification systems, addressing the common frustration faced by developers who spend excessive amounts of time dealing with complex notifications issues. SuprSend aims to make the process simpler and faster by utilizing a visual no-code editor and having prebuilt React feed components and a complete backend SDKs available.
How does OneSignal perform compared to SuprSend in terms of flexibility and ease of use?
Although OneSignal is known for its simplicity and accessibility, SuprSend provides a more intuitive and efficient way of designing and configuring notifications, especially for those wanting to avoid coding entirely. SuprSend's dedicated focus on notification systems ensures more advanced features and a smoother user experience.
Do SuprSend and OneSignal support iOS and Android applications?
Yes, both SuprSend and OneSignal provide native libraries and plugins for iOS and Android development frameworks, making it easier to add push notifications to hybrid and native mobile applications.
Can SuprSend and OneSignal be integrated with server-side technologies like Node.js, Python, Java, etc.?
Absolutely! SuprSend and OneSignal both offer RESTful APIs and client libraries for working with various backend languages and frameworks, facilitating seamless interaction between your servers and the notification providers.
What type of browser notifications are supported by SuprSend and OneSignal?
SuprSend and OneSignal both support standard browser push notifications for desktop and mobile browsers. They usually require HTTPS hosting, a valid SSL certificate, and registration of the site with the desired browser vendors.
Can SuprSend and OneSignal collect analytics and statistics about delivered notifications?
Yes, both SuprSend and OneSignal offer analytics and statistical tracking for sent notifications, including impressions, clicks, opens, opt-ins, and opt-outs. Some even gather demographics and location information, helping you analyze user interactions and refine future notifications.
How much control do SuprSend and OneSignal grant developers over styling and branding elements?
Styling and branding vary between providers, although modern ones typically permit a great degree of customization. Custom CSS themes, color schemes, logos, and iconography can be applied to align the appearance with corporate identity guidelines. SuprSend is built with an API first approach giving developers full control over their notification system including templates, workflows, preferences, multi-tenancy, users and more.

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