WhatsApp Official Business API Vs Picky Assist Solution – Advantages & Disadvantages

Lets make the Advantages and Disadvantages very clear to our beloved customers, we believe in providing solutions so keep the disadvantages in mind while using our WhatsApp Automation and make sure the disadvantages dont affect you/clients business.

Please note we support Integration of Official WhatsApp Solutions also. Read More Here ​

Advantages of Picky Assist WhatsApp Solution

Official Solution

Picky Assist

Works only with New Numbers

Works with Any Existing Personal or Business Number

3-4 weeks to GO LIVE

GO LIVE in Few Hours

Currently available only for Medium & Large Business

Available to all category of Customers

Message templates need to be pre-approved

Can send any contents

Messages sent after 24 hours will be billed between $0.0473 to $0.10 varies from country to country. Detailed Pricing ​

Unlimited Messaging with Unlimited Plan

Strict Compliances need to be followed and Complex On boarding process

No Terms & Easy Onboarding

Required Dedicated Server & Complicated System Architecture, Integration will take minimum 2-4 weeks

Simple JSON API & Webhooks – Integrate in Just 10 minutes – Only an Android Phone required

Mandatory Subscription required before sending messages

Subscription not required

High Technology & Recurring Cost ($100 to $250 ) - View Plans ​

Plan starts from $5 and highest plan is $35 - View Plans​

Only one number per verified business

Can use any numbers (Charges as applicable)

Disadvantages of Picky Assist WhatsApp Solution

Official Solution

Picky Assist

High Scalability – 10 messages per second by default

No Scalability – 5-6 out bound messages in a minute. Read Complete Limitations ​

High Availability & Uptime

Based on your Phone Network Conditions

Supports Send & Receive all type of messages

Sending Location & Contact Not Support, Possible to receive only text messages

Business Account gets verified badge & Display Name

No Verified Badge or Display Name (Your number will be displayed if user not saved with a name)

Works with Dedicated Server & Nodes

Works with Android 5.0 or above phones

Liberal Blocking Algorithms

Standard Blocking Algorithms

Message Delivery & Read Acknowledgments

Not Supported

Whatsapp Active Number Checking Tool

Limited to 10 number checking in a minute

Supports Creating Groups

Under Integration

Based on the requirements you can choose the best solution, if you are an enterprise client with more than 250K templated message volume in a month we highly recommend to get started with Official WhatsApp Business Solution. More Details Here​