HeadSpin v/s BrowserStack

HeadSpin offers a vast coverage of real devices across 100+ locations worldwide along with data science insights on 130+ business KPIs impacting root cause analysis for user experience issues unlike BrowserStack.

HeadSpin customers have seen the following outcomes

60%

Fewer QA hours spent on new releases

68%

Faster Development Cycles

30%

Faster in-app load time

90%

Reduction in production issues

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Why choose HeadSpin over BrowserStack?

Addressing user experience issues is a vital aspect of testing. Through AI-powered data insights, HeadSpin offers a plethora of solutions to rest user experience issues compared to BrowserStack, like insights into poor video quality, low frame rate, and audio volume issues. Here's a comparison of BrowserStack testing solutions and HeadSpin.
Use Cases
Testing
Post-release Testing
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Performance Analysis
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Audio Testing
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Video testing
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Competitor Benchmarking
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Manual Testing
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Yes
Automated Testing
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Yes
Pre-release Testing
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Yes
Functional Testing
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Yes
Root Cause Analysis
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Yes
Regression testing and analysis
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Yes
Firestick
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Yes
Integrations
HeadSpin's integrations enable you to test and ship faster in the most hassle-free manner.
Appium
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Yes
Selenium
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Yes
Appium Inspector
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Yes
Compatible technologies with HeadSpin
Charles Proxy
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Experitest
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WebPage Test
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Yes
FitNesse
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Yes
KIF
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Yes
Xcode
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Yes
Yes
Android Studio
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Yes
Yes
Flutter
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Yes
Yes
Cucumber
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Yes
Yes
UI Automator
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Yes
Yes
Junit
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Yes
Yes
XCTest
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Yes
Yes
Calabash
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Yes
Yes
Unified Functional Testing
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Yes
Yes
TestNG
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Yes
Yes
Earlgrey
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Yes
Yes
Puppeteer
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Yes
Yes
Playwright
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Yes
Yes
Jira
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Yes
Yes
Slack
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Yes
Yes
Jenkins
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Yes
Yes
Use Cases
Device Options
Voice Assistants: Cortana, Google Assistant
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Zebra devices
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Chromecast
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AirTV
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Apple TV
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Coming soon
Android TV
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Coming soon
Android phones
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Yes
iPhones
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Yes
Browser testing on laptops
Browsers supported: Chrome , Firefox, Edge, Safari, Opera.
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Yes
Firestick
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Yes
Wearables (Android based devices)
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Yes
Deployment Options
Devices are SIM and/or WiFi enabled.
On-prem (customer premise)
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Dedicated/Single Tenant (cloud hosted)
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Shared/Multi-tenant (cloud hosted)
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HeadSpin Create Your Own Lab
CYOL enables companies to use individual devices to be on-boarded on the HeadSpin Platform and run automated testing. It also empowers businesses to run edge testing where the business is at a particular location and want to test their apps in that location.
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On-the-go
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Hybrid (One or all of the above)
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Locations
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100+
15+
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Use Cases
User Experience Issues
Loading Animation
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Poor Video Quality
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Slow App Launch
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Slow Webpage Load
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Low Frame Rate
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Audio Too Loud
Based on ITU standard LUFS metric.
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Audio Too Quiet
Based on ITU standard LUFS metric.
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Yes
Root Cause Issues: Network optimisation issues
Connection Reuse: Externally Powered Device
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Yes
Connection Reuse: Battery Powered Device
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Domain Sharding
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Duplicate Messages
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Unoptimized Resource: image/png
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Yes
Unoptimized Resource: image/gif
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Unoptimized Resource: text
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Unoptimized DNS: Poor Host Priortization
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Unoptimized DNS: High Latency Host
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Duplicate DNS Query
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Slow DNS Query
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Root Cause Issues: Network Performance Issues
Slow Downloads
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Slow Hosts
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Slow TLS
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Root Cause Issues: Network Errors
HTTP Errors
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DNS Error: Format Error
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DNS Error: Server Failure
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DNS Error: Non-Existent Domain
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DNS Error: Not Implemented
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DNS Error: Query Refused
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Root Cause Issues: Performance Optimization
HTTP Redirects
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Root Cause Issues: Client Side Metrics Evaluation
Hung CPU Method
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Hung Real Method
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Root Cause Issues: Video
Page Content
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Blurriness
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Blockiness
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Downsampling Index
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Colorfulness
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HeadSpin Subjective Video Quality
MOS - Mean Opinion Score.
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Yes
Root Cause Issues: Data Analysis
OCR Request & Result
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Image Match Label Copy
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Audio Match Request & Result
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Audio Activity Request & Result
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Loading Animation Request
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Video Content
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Root Cause Issues: Warnings
Unencrypted Traffic
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High Battery Drain
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Java Reflection
Android call stack profiling.
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Audio Not Detected
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Use Cases
Compare KPIs & get AI-powered insights for addressing functional or performance degradation
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Build a rich ontology with custom session tags for fine-grained cohort analysis
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Automate build-over-build comparisons to check regression results
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Create custom alerts based on criteria
Geo-location or device SKU for alerts when regressions are observed in different markets/devices.
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Set up a proactive regression Alert Watcher
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Business intelligence database
This enables the dashboard, arbitrary queries and pulls that data to external databases. It provides custom views of data, monitoring those dashboards and mapping those trends.
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Use Cases
Reference free quality evaluation of audio content
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No
Audio Match Analysis
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No
Support for multiple audio device configurations
Google Assistant, Amazon Alexa, Chromecast.
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No
Real-time audio playback and microphone quality testing
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No
Drive tests to understand audio quality on the move
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No
Use Cases
Live streaming Quality analysis
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Video Conferencing & Video Calling evaluation
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Support for multiple video device configurations
TV, OTT devices like Roku, Amazon fire stick etc.
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Reference free video quality evaluation
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Full reference video quality evaluation (VMAF)
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We are present in the following locations

Test and monitor websites & apps with our vast and real local devices around the world.
The HeadSpin platform is deployed in Australia.
Australia
The HeadSpin platform is deployed in Austria.
Austria
The HeadSpin platform is deployed in Bangladesh.
Bangladesh
The HeadSpin platform is deployed in Brazil.
Brazil
The HeadSpin platform is deployed in Canada.
Canada
The HeadSpin platform is deployed in Chile.
Chile
The HeadSpin platform is deployed in China.
China
The HeadSpin platform is deployed in Colombia.
Colombia
The HeadSpin platform is deployed in Costa Rica.
Costa Rica
The HeadSpin platform is deployed in Ecuador.
Ecuador
The HeadSpin platform is deployed in Finland.
Finland
The HeadSpin platform is deployed in France.
France
The HeadSpin platform is deployed in Germany.
Germany
The HeadSpin platform is deployed in Ghana.
Ghana
The HeadSpin platform is deployed in Hong Kong.
Hong Kong
The HeadSpin platform is deployed in India.
India
The HeadSpin platform is deployed in Indonesia.
Indonesia
The HeadSpin platform is deployed in Ireland.
Ireland
The HeadSpin platform is deployed in Japan.
Japan
The HeadSpin platform is deployed in Kenya.
Kenya
The HeadSpin platform is deployed in Korea.
Korea
The HeadSpin platform is deployed in Mexico.
Mexico
The HeadSpin platform is deployed in Nigeria.
Nigeria
The HeadSpin platform is deployed in Finland.
Norway
The HeadSpin platform is deployed in the Philippines.
Philippines
The HeadSpin platform is deployed in Russia.
Russia
The HeadSpin platform is deployed in Saudi Arabia.
Saudi Arabia
The HeadSpin platform is deployed in Singapore
Singapore
The HeadSpin platform is deployed in South Africa.
South Africa
The HeadSpin platform is deployed in Spain.
Spain
The HeadSpin platform is deployed in Sweden.
Sweden
The HeadSpin platform is deployed in Taiwan.
Taiwan
The HeadSpin platform is deployed in Thailand.
Thailand
The HeadSpin platform is deployed in Turkey.
Turkey
The HeadSpin platform is deployed in Vietnam.
Vietnam
The HeadSpin platform is deployed in the United Kingdom.
United Kingdom
The HeadSpin platform is deployed in the United States.
US

HeadSpin focuses on data-driven testing and iteration to perfect the end user experience combining a global device infrastructure, test automation, and ML-driven performance and quality of experience analytics.