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Pricing

Start for free and scale fast with
Particle’s flexible pricing plans.

Free

For prototyping and personal projects

$0

/ month, forever

Includes:

  • 100 devices
  • 100K Data Operations
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Great for:

  • Getting started with our development boards
  • Prototyping and experimentation
  • Personal and educational projects

Basic

For simple IoT products with limited data automation

$299

/ month per block

Scales in blocks of:

  • 100 devices
  • 720K Data Operations
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Great for:

  • Remote sensors sending infrequent data
  • Remote diagnostics, alerts, and error codes
  • Remote control

Plus

For IoT products with powerful data automation

$599

/ month per block

Scales in blocks of:

  • 100 devices
  • 5M Data Operations
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Great for:

  • High-resolution sensor data
  • Training Edge ML models
  • Multi-radio depoloyments, including satellite networking
  • Tracking mobile assets

Professional

For professional-grade IoT deployments

Custom

Includes

  • "Basic" or "Plus" packages at discounted rates

Additional options:

  • Premium support options
  • Premium connectivity options
  • 6 months Location Data retention
Discounted or free SoMs and gateways

Enterprise

For enterprise-grade IoT deployments

Custom

Includes

  • Customized Data Operations packages

Additional options:

  • Dedicated support team of Particle Watchdogs
  • Certification, design, and implementation services
  • Enterprise-grade security and compliance features
Discounted or free SoMs and gateways

Included in every plan

Edge computing

Run custom software and update it whenever you want

  • Runtime
  • OTA software updates
  • Drivers and libraries
  • Developer tools
  • Device protection NEW
  • Edge ML NEW

Network & connectivity

Reliable messaging over heterogeneous networks

  • "It just works" connectivity
  • Particle.publish()
  • Encryption
  • EtherSIM
  • Multi-radio transport NEW

Data automation

Don't just store your data – take action with it

  • Data pipeline
  • Ledger BETA
  • Logic BETA
  • Location Fusion
  • REST API
  • Integrations

Management & oversight

Get perfect visibility into every device in your IoT fleet

  • Console
  • Software releases
  • Vitals
  • Configuration COMING SOON
  • Security and compliance

What is a Data Operation?

A Data Operation is Particle’s unit of measure for user-controlled activities that act upon data. Examples of these activities include publishing data from edge to cloud, or triggering a logic function that processes the corresponding data.

Note that not all user-controlled activities incur a Data Operation cost, as many are included free of charge for all of Particle’s pricing plans.

Please refer to the following table for additional details on Data Operation activities and costs.

ACTIVITIES

DATA OPERATIONS

Network

  • Sending data over Wi-Fi/EthernetIncluded
  • Sending data over cellular (EtherSIM)Included
  • Sending data over LoRaWANIncluded
  • Sending data over satellite (NTN)Coming soon

Data

Management

  • Configuration syncsIncluded
  • Connectivity vitalsIncluded
  • OTA software updatesIncluded

Feature
comparison

Basic

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Professional

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Enterprise

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Usage

Devices
Up to 100
100 per block
100 per block
Custom
Custom
Data Operations
100K/mo
720K/mo per block
5M/mo per block
"Basic" or "Plus"
Custom
Data Operations pooling
Monthly
Monthly
Monthly
Annual
Annual
Payment method
N/A
Credit card
Credit card
Invoice
Invoice

Premium features

Key platform features Learn more
Location data retention
3 days
90 days
90 days
6+ months
6+ months
Premium carrier support: Verizon
Uptime SLA
Insights COMING SOON
Optional
Custom web integrations
Optional

Security and compliance

Edge-to-cloud encryption
Multi-factor authentication
SOC 2
Single Sign-On (SSO)
Optional

Support

Community
Email
Technical account manager
Optional
Particle Watchdogs
Optional
Implementation services
Optional
Certification-as-a-Service
Optional
Design & engineering services
Optional

Devices

Device purchasing
Online store
Online store
Online store
Purchase orders
Purchase orders
Device availability
Standard
Standard
Standard
Priority inventory
Reserved inventory
Device discounting
List price
Volume discounts
Volume discounts
Negotiated
Negotiated

Pricing FAQ

  • A "block" is a billable unit that includes support for 100 devices and a pool of Data Operations. You should buy as many blocks as necessary to support the number of devices in your fleet as well as the number of Data Operations that are required to process your data.

  • Particle does not charge for any network activities other than satellite networking. If you use Wi-Fi or Ethernet for communications, Particle is not providing the network and therefore does not charge. Cellular data is included for EtherSIM-based devices; data is capped at a level that ensures that you can max out your Data Operations consumption without hitting any cellular data caps.

    LoRaWAN may require additional fees paid to your network operator, depending on the network. Satellite network activities will consume Data Operations; final numbers are still in progress but we will be designing our satellite network pricing to ensure that customers can use these networks within the Free, Basic, and Plus plans (with more frequency as you move to higher priced plans).

  • Particle includes a certain number of "Data Operations" in every plan, which are consumed when messages are sent to and from devices and when that data is processed within our cloud service.

    One Data Operation is charged for each of the following activities:

    • Sending a message from device to cloud (max size: 1024 bytes)
    • Sending a message from cloud to device (max size: 1024 bytes)
    • Sending a Location Fusion event and storing the device's estimate location
    • Synchronizing a device-side Ledger (max size: 1024 bytes)
    • Running a Logic function

    The following data automation activities are included and do not consume Data Operations:

    • Synchronizing a cloud-side Ledger
    • Sending data to other web services with integrations, webhooks, and Server-Sent Events (SSEs)
    • REST API calls

    In the future, as edge-to-cloud communications larger than 1KB are supported, Data Operations will be consumed for each additional KB of data processed.

  • Management and administrative activities are included in every plan and do not consume Data Operations. Those activities include:

    • Configuring devices
    • Requesting connectivity vitals
    • Sending over-the-air software updates (both Device OS and user application)

    OTA software updates can be sent over cellular, Wi-Fi, or Ethernet networks; in the future, if Particle adds support for OTA software updates over LoRaWAN or satellite networks, those software updates may consume Data Operations.