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Comparison of Hunter with Xverify

We have compiled unswayed comparison between email list cleaning services. Compare the leading bulk email verification services and select what works best for your business.

Last updated: Sep 11, 2021

Overview

Hunter - Overview

  • Hunter is more of an email finder than an email verification service. Hunter is designed to identify and validate only professional email accounts. However, its email finder is a tool to consider for acquiring quality leads.
  • Hunter only verifies professional emails it will now verify other domains live Gmail and yahoo in bulk.

Pros

  • Fast Email Verification

    Hunter takes almost half of the average industry standard turnaround time, i.e. 498 minutes for 10K email addresses. When we at LCA performed its auditing, it took 250 minutes for 10K email verification. Thus, we can consider Hunter as one of the fastest email verifiers in the industry. However, it doesn’t come under the top 5 fastest vendors; it undoubtedly comes under the list of top 10 fastest vendors recommended by LCA.

Cons

  • Extravagant

    Hunter is one of the most expensive email verifiers in the entire email verification industry. It charges $198 for 10K email address verification. Apart from that, its minimum order value is also high. You will have to purchase a minimum of 1000 credits at $49 per month, and if you choose a yearly plan, it will be $34 for 1000 credits. Thus, Hunter is not a very affordable option for a startup or small scale business owners. It ranks in the 30th position in LCA’s recommended list of cost-effective vendors.

  • Less Accurate

    As per our latest audit performed on Hunter, it was found 88% accurate. If we compare it with the standard accuracy level, i.e. 96%, Hunter’s accuracy is not up to the mark. It acquired 19th rank for its accuracy among 35+ other vendors audited by LCA.

  • Poor Integration Facility

    This email verifier currently allows you to integrate your account with only five applications: Salesforce, HubSpot, Pipedrive, Zoho, and Zapier. If we compare this feature with DeBounce (integration with 100+ apps) and Emailable (integration with 70+ apps), it will be very clear that Hunter lacks in providing integration facility.

  • Few Free Credits

    Hunter offers only 50 free credits to its users during a month. During the audit of 35+ email verifiers, we found that most of the vendors provide a minimum of 100 and a maximum of 1000 credits for free. So, we can say that Hunter lacks behind in giving a total number of free trials and credits.

Xverify - Overview

  • With its state of the art technology, Xverify is highly accurate email verification service. Xverify deploys Send Shield technology that ensures the highest level of data protection.  Also, Xverify offers mobile ready JS which prevents "dumb thumbs" on mobile, the autocorrection feature is designed to give correct information.

Pros

  • Super high accuracy rates.
  • Suitable for the smaller list, i.e. 500 verifications for $5.
  • Built-in auto-correction feature.
  • Awesome customer support.
  • Built in fraud protection.

Cons

  • Credit card details are mandatory for signing up for Xverify services.
  • Limited Live chat support.

Rating Comparision

Hunter - Rating

3.6/5

Overall

Accuracy

Turnaround time

Price

Features

User Friendly

Customer reviews

Xverify - Rating

3.46/5

Overall

Accuracy

Turnaround time

Price

Features

User Friendly

Customer reviews

Pricing Comparision

Hunter - Pricing

  • $99 for 5000 Emails

Minimum order value is $ for credits. The credit never expires.

Xverify - Pricing

  • $40 for 5000 Emails
  • $400 for 100K Emails
  • $1500 for 1M Emails

Minimum order value is $5 for 500 credits. The credit never expires.

Free Trial Comparision

Hunter - Free Trial

  • Monthly 50 verifications available After signup
  • Credit card Not Required
  • Verification Accuracy - 88%

Xverify - Free Trial

  • One Time 100 verifications available After signup
  • Credit card Required
  • Verification Accuracy - 0%

Accuracy Comparision

Hunter Xverify -

No audit for current period.

Gmail Accuracy 93 0
Yahoo Accuracy 100 0
Outlook Accuracy 100 0
Hotmail Accuracy 100 0
Yandex Accuracy 100 0
Other Accuracy 100 0

Multiple Different Validations

Hunter - Multiple Different Validations

  • Verifies accounts with .
  • Verifies accounts with .
  • Detects accounts with .
  • Find accounts with .
  • Role based account detection
  • Greylisting verification
  • Domain And MX Validation
  • Remove Duplicate Emails
  • Habitual compaliner detection
  • Honeypots/Spam trap
  • SMTP Verification
  • AOL Account Verification
  • API verification

Xverify - Multiple Different Validations

No audit for current period.

  • Verifies accounts with .
  • Verify a Yahoo account?
  • Catch All account Verification
  • Disposable email verification
  • Role based account detection
  • Greylisting verification
  • Domain And MX Validation
  • Remove Duplicate Emails
  • Habitual compaliner detection
  • Honeypots/Spam trap
  • SMTP Verification
  • AOL Account Verification
  • API verification

Integration's Comparision

Hunter - Integration's

Xverify - Integration's

Customer Support's Comparision

Hunter - Customer Support

Claimed By Hunter
Live Chat
Email
Phone
Reality
Live Chat
Email
Phone
  • Excellent
  • Good
  • Average
  • Not available
  • Limited time Live chat support is available.

  • Hunter offers good customer support via email.

Xverify - Customer Support

Claimed By Xverify
Live Chat
Email
Phone
Reality
Live Chat
Email
Phone
  • Excellent
  • Good
  • Average
  • Not available
  • Live chat, Phone and email support is available during business hours (8 am – 5 pm CST Monday-Friday).

Advanced Feature's Comparision

Hunter - Advanced Features

    • Hunter offers services like email finder and domain verifier which aids in generating quality leads.

    • Team subscriptions - Hunter allows you to share subscription plans with team members at no additional cost.

Xverify - Advanced Features

  • Xverify complies with the EU-US Privacy Shield Framework.
  • Email Validation Accuracy:   Email Verification tools work in real time to check with individual mail servers to make sure the user name exists at the domain. 
  • Spam Complaint Detection: Help you pinpoint spam complainers before you start mailing to them.
  • Temporary Email Accounts: Blocks against email domains that host temporary accounts.
  • Easy To Read Reports: You can see a breakdown of your valid/invalid data and why we blocked certain email addresses.
  • Affiliate Marketing Options: Show you a report of each affiliate and how accurate their data is.