When comparing Twidere vs Plume, the Slant community recommends Twidere for most people. In the question“What are the best Twitter clients for Android?” Twidere is ranked 6th while Plume is ranked 8th.
Ranked in these QuestionsQuestion Ranking
Pro Modern UI
Pro Free software/open source
The source code is available under the GPLv3.
Pro Very customizable
The user can add and arrange his/her own tabs with specific views and filters.
Pro Supports custom API
It supports API customization, so you don't need to worry about API limits at all.
Pro Works as expected
Pro Handles Mastodon, Fanfou and StatusNet too
You need only one app to read Twitter and Mastodon.
Pro Multiple account support
Allows easy switching of accounts withing the app.
Allows color-coded lists and users.
Pro Mute functions
Hides a persons tweets from timeline without unfollowing them. Can also mute words and applications.
Pro In-app browser
Plume has a built-in browser so you can view linked content without having to leave the application.
Pro Real-time notifications
At the expense of more battery consumption you can tell Plume to "livestream" updates so you get notifications of events as they happen.
Pro Photo & video previews in timeline
Embeds photo and video previews in timeline.
Pro Multiple picture host support
You can upload your picture to a selection of hosts. Among them Twitpic, Plixi, Posterous, and MyPict.me.
Pro In-line image viewer
Embeds images in timeline.
Pro Tablet support
Same application works on phones and tablets.
Con Plagued with bugs around posting and retweeting
Con Intrusive ads
You can also pay $4.99 for Plume Premium that removes the ads.