Amazon Chime

Amazon Chime

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Score 7.3 out of 100
Amazon Chime

Overview

Recent Reviews

Amazon Chime'd my interest

8 out of 10
August 30, 2020
Amazon Chime is being used by a client of ours to communicate with us during our contract. We are working on two projects for them and to …
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Chime In

8 out of 10
March 04, 2020
We currently use Amazon Chime for our All-Team Meetings along with any smaller meetings we have that require remote employees to be …
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Popular Features

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High quality audio (27)

8.5
85%

Desktop sharing (26)

8.2
82%

Meeting initiation (25)

7.6
76%

High quality video (27)

7.5
75%

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Pricing

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Business Calling - Inbound

$0.002216

Cloud
per minute

Business Calling - Phone Numbers

$1

Cloud
per number per month, US Only

Meetings - Pro

$3

Cloud
*per user per day

Entry-level set up fee?

  • No setup fee
For the latest information on pricing, visithttps://aws.amazon.com/chime/pricing

Offerings

  • Free Trial
  • Free/Freemium Version
  • Premium Consulting / Integration Services

Features Scorecard

Performance & Compatibility of Online Events Software

7.6
76%

Screen Sharing

8.2
82%

Online Meetings / Events

7.4
74%

Online Events Collaboration

7.9
79%

Online Events Security

8.6
86%

Product Details

What is Amazon Chime?

Amazon Chime is a communications service from Amazon Web Services with a built-in VoIP solution. Amazon Chime can be used for online meetings, video conferencing, and business calling, and features pay-as-you-go pricing.

As part of Amazon Chime, Amazon Chime Voice Connector is a service that carries voice traffic over the internet and scales to meet capacity needs. This allows users to eliminate fixed telephone network costs and simplify their voice network administration by transitioning it to the AWS Cloud.

Key Features

Amazon Chime call me: With Amazon Chime call me, users simply enter their phone number in the web application and answer the incoming call to join a meeting.

Join Meetings with Alexa: Users can simply say “Alexa, start my meeting”, and Alexa gets the meeting started using Alexa for Business’s functionality with Amazon Chime.

Incoming Web Hooks: Developers can configure their applications to use incoming webhooks to post messages into Amazon Chime chat rooms.

Chat Bots: Users can create custom chat bots in chat rooms. Participants can interact directly with chat bots to provide access to corporate applications and information, and to automate common tasks.

Switch Between Devices: From the Chime application, users can switch active calls between mobile and desktop devices without interrupting the conversation.

Amazon Chime Technical Details

Deployment TypesSaaS
Operating SystemsUnspecified
Mobile ApplicationNo

Comparisons

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Frequently Asked Questions

What is Amazon Chime?

Amazon Chime is a communications service from Amazon Web Services with a built-in VoIP solution. Amazon Chime can be used for online meetings, video conferencing, and business calling, and features pay-as-you-go pricing.

What is Amazon Chime's best feature?

Reviewers rate Confidential attendee list highest, with a score of 8.8.

Who uses Amazon Chime?

The most common users of Amazon Chime are from Mid-sized Companies (51-1,000 employees) and the Information Technology & Services industry.

Reviews and Ratings

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Ratings

Reviews

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Score 8 out of 10
Vetted Review
Verified User
Review Source
  • The pay as you go model has reduced costs and bandwidth costs for our organization.
  • Chime is a more cost-effective solution than in-person interviews, which cost time and resources.
  • Chime is a practical solution for an organization that mainly works virtually.
Ravinder Beniwal | TrustRadius Reviewer
Score 8 out of 10
Vetted Review
Verified User
Review Source
  • Cost effective due to pay per use pricing model
  • Safe meeting due to comprehensive security
  • Being Amazon Product, app downtime is very low
  • Chat collaboration and chat bot support in chat rooms for improved productivity
Score 10 out of 10
Vetted Review
Verified User
Review Source
  • The positive ROI is Amazon Chime helps make our sales reps more professional in their calls leading to an increase in closed/won deals.
  • Amazon Chime has increased overall morale across our sales team because it has greatly improved our call processes when compared to other tools we've used in the past.
September 16, 2019

Let me Chime in!

Score 8 out of 10
Vetted Review
Verified User
Review Source
  • Anytime that my teams do not have to have that frustrating first 5 minutes of a call asked if everyone can hear and are you on, makes life so much better and starts the meeting off on a positive note.
  • Knowing that Chime is very reliable, domestic and international, gives me some peace of mind that my teams and I are in good hands. Communication is vital for our business and I feel confident in Chime.
  • I would like our company as a whole using the same vendor for online conferences. We constantly try to streamline our vendor list, but I do understand the interface criticism. Amazon has never been known for its design aesthetic and user experience.
Jesse Bickel, MS - PMP | TrustRadius Reviewer
Score 6 out of 10
Vetted Review
Verified User
Review Source
  • Amazon Chime has a positive impact on our organization with respect to reaching out and getting supported by AWS staff and Web services technical personnel.
  • Amazon Chime currently does not cost us anything as our organization is a recipient of meeting requests more so then initiators. Given this, it is nice to be able to have access to a product as no cost.
  • One negative aspect to Amazon Chime, but it is not Amazon's fault is that our organization has so many options to conference as it is. Amazon Chime just dilutes the pool. Our organization is a believer in centralized IT and centralized solutions. Having another conferencing solution makes it difficult.
Shane Finnegan | TrustRadius Reviewer
Score 2 out of 10
Vetted Review
Verified User
Review Source
  • Amazon Chime has negatively impacted our ability to perform demos and calls. Some prospects are late to calls because Chime isn't working, or they give up and don't join the call at all.
  • Amazon Chime also makes us look unprofessional when we have to ask them to download a conferencing software for screenshare meeting, when many other alternatives are web-based.