When comparing Newton Mail vs Spark, the Slant community recommends Spark for most people. In the question“What are the best Gmail clients for iOS?” Spark is ranked 2nd while Newton Mail is ranked 5th.
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Pro Multi-account support
Gmail, Yahoo Mail, Outlook, iCloud, Google Apps, OWA, Microsoft Exchange, Office 365, AOL and other IMAP accounts.
Pro Synchronizes settings across devices
CloudMagic saves settings in the cloud. When you switch devices, the app simply pulls your setting from the cloud.
Pro Beautiful, clean design
Intuitive, easy to use user interface.
Pro Unified inbox
Option to view one inbox for all your email accounts.
Pro Emails can be downloaded locally on a per-folder basis
A feature called "sync" allows downloading emails locally on a per-folder basis. That will allow accessing them while offline, keep them always up to date, provide faster search, show unread email count and show push notifications as soon as new messages in those folders pop up.
Pro The app can be locked
It's possible to lock the app behind a four digit passcode.
Pro Helps deal with emails quickly
It's possible to archive, delete or mark emails as read from the notification tray or with swipe gestures.
Pro Android Wear support
Cloud Magic supports sending notifications to Android Wear devices, allowing the user to easily see their mail without having to take their phone out.
Pro Can snooze emails
It's possible to "hide" a message for a set amount of time, which gets the message out of your way until you're ready to deal with it.
Pro Email tracking
Get notified when the recipient reads the e-mail.
Pro Integrates with other services to extend functionality
CloudMagic has 'cards', that allow quick interactions with other services, like Evernote, MailChimp, Salesforce, Trello, etc. And unlike similar integration, these interactions happen within the app itself.
Pro Great search
The app is capable of searching through all of your email and cloud accounts to find specific information. The results show up as they are typed in.
Pro Free trial
Newton mail offers a 14-day free trial.
Pro Custom quick swipe features
Pro Robust customization options
Pro Syncs across devices
Pro Unified inbox
Pro Free snooze options
Con Not free anymore, needs a subscription ( $49.99/yr)
The apps stared as a free app but since some time it's only free for 14 days (trial).
After the trial it needs a subscription which is very expensive with $50/yr comparing the features with other free E-Mail apps
Con Privacy concerns
We then use the authorization provided to download your emails on the cloud and push to your devices. We use AWS servers to store your data: emails and authorization.
- 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 support many services
Many services such as Spam filters, Pocket, and other apps are not supported.
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.