When comparing Spark vs Newton, the Slant community recommends Spark for most people. In the question“What are the best e-mail clients for macOS?” Spark is ranked 5th while Newton is ranked 12th.
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Pro Custom quick swipe features
Pro Free snooze options
Pro Robust customization options
Pro Know who's emailing you
Newton grabs information from LinkedIn, Facebook, and Twitter accounts linked to the sender's email address. It then displays information which can help you figure out who the emailer is, such as their job title and where they work.
Pro Snooze incoming emails
You can snooze emails to come back at a convenient time - whether it be in 2 hours, or next Wednesday.
Pro Works across multiple platforms
While there is no Windows app, Newton is available on iOS, Android, and macOS, including Android Wear and Apple Watch.
Pro Logs messages to Salesforce
- Sends statistical data to several services known for bad privacy policies (Google, Facebook), also there's no way to opt out.
- Automatically creates an acount with the first address entered and subscribes you to their newsletter.
- Stores credentials for your email accounts on their servers.
- Stores your emails on their servers to push them to your devices.
- Server infrastructure seems to be located in the US.
Con Doesn't show the counts of emails next to the folders
- On the Mac platform will show +999 for the folder that contains more than 1000 emails.
- On the iPhone, the platform will not show the counts next to the folder unless they are new emails.
Con Doesn't support many services
Many services such as Spam filters, Pocket, and other apps are not supported.
Con Subscription based
Newton costs $49.99 per year after the 14 day free trial.