When comparing Sauce Labs vs TestingBot, the Slant community recommends TestingBot for most people. In the question“What are the best cloud-based cross-browser testing services?” TestingBot is ranked 6th while Sauce Labs is ranked 7th.
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Pro Huge variety of OSs, browsers and devices
There are over 300 desktop/mobile/tablet browser-platform combination possible.
Pro Test on Real Devices
Sauce bought Test Object and now offers automated and manual testing on real devices in public and private clouds.
Pro Selenium automation integration
Pro Integration with CI services
Pro VMs are destroyed after each session
No danger of data leaking to other users who might be using the VM, unlike with BrowserStack
Pro Runs Selenium tests
Pro Appium support
Pro Secure tunnel for testing code locally
Pro Run tests in parallel
Pro Allows testing both manually and automatically in several browsers and platforms
You can test your website both manually and automatically with TestingBot in different browsers and platforms.
Pro Pristine VM for each test
TestingBot guarantees a fresh, untouched virtual machine for every test, unlike with browserstack
Pro Free for 100 minutes
Free accounts receive 100 minutes free manual testing, paid accounts have unlimited manual testing minutes.
Pro Latest browsers (beta/dev)
You can run tests on the beta/dev builds of browsers, to make sure everything works on upcoming browser version releases.
Pro Real mobile devices
TestingBot now offers Real Mobile Devices in its datacenter, capable of running both automated and manual tests.
Pro Manual testing
Con Very slow
Can take several minutes to start a VM, which is much worse than competitors
Con Graphical artifacts
Frequent screen tearing and other graphical artifacts make it harder to use.
Con Uses mobile emulators instead of real devices
Unlike CrossBrowserTesting, TestingBot uses mobile emulators.