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Last Updated on : 2022-11-22 05:52:13download

Cloud development provides a wealth of cloud services for you. You can subscribe to the pay-as-you-go cloud services as you want.

It is important to know that a basic resource pack is a mandatory prerequisite to using cloud services. The basic resource pack you have purchased provides the quota of API calls and message services, and also determines the service price if your monthly usage exceeds the quota.

Cloud services

Some cloud services might have additional charges based on separate billing rules. For more information, see the pricing rules of each service.

IoT Core

This service provides Tuya’s core device connection and management capabilities. You can manage numerous devices connected to the Tuya’s ecosystem, and control them based on the data reported by the devices and the instructions sent by the cloud. This way, you can quickly build IoT application scenarios.

Edition Max devices Free basic resource pack (monthly)
Flagship Edition
75,000 devices
Flagship resource pack: about 224 million API calls plus 568 million message subscriptions
Corporate Edition 200,000 devices Platform resource pack: about 426 million API calls plus 1 billion message subscriptions
Trial Edition (1 month)
Note: Only for individual developers or use in the debugging phase, and commercial use is prohibited
50 devices Trial resource pack: about 26 thousand API calls plus 68 thousand message subscriptions. When developers exceed the limit, Tuya will stop the service.

Please contact Tuya’s business manager and get a quotation for commercial use of the IoT Core service.

Other paid services

Service name Description
Weather Service Tuya weather service queries real-time weather and weather forecasts for the next seven days through latitude and longitude. It is seamlessly integrated into a variety of industry applications.
IoT Live Video Stream Easily stream media contents gathered by IoT devices to the web or mobile applications through protocols like WebRTC, RTSP, or HLS, in order to quickly build media solutions.
Video Cloud Storage Provide access to the cloud storage and management capabilities of videos of IoT devices, and integrate video cloud storage into the applications.
Email Service A cost-effective, flexible, and extensible email service that allows emails from applications to global users.
Smart Home Data Profile Provide panoramic user profile information of your app. You can make API requests to get the user details of the segments you have created, and connect them to your own system or third-party marketing systems.
SaaS Basic Service of Commercial Lighting Based on the professional requirements of users in the commercial lighting environment, this service provides sufficient lighting control strategies. You can implement smart operations and management of the architectural lighting.
SMS The Tuya IoT Cloud Message Service is a messaging service between applications and users. By virtue of Tuya’s Cloud Development, it provides short message services for global users.

For the billing information of the preceding cloud services, please visit the specified service subscription page.

Basic resource pack

A basic resource pack provides the quota of API calls and message services. Before you call cloud services, make sure that a valid basic resource pack is available under your account.

Editions

Edition API calls (USD/million times) Messages (USD/million pieces) Benefits
Plan 1 Plan 2 Plan 1 Plan 2
Flagship 3.15 2.11 1.24 0.50 About 224 million API calls plus 568 million message subscriptions monthly
Corporate 2.97 1.98 1.17 0.47 About 426 million API calls plus 1 billion message subscriptions monthly
Trial 3.71 2.48 1.46 0.58 About 26 thousand API calls plus 68 thousand message subscriptions monthly
  • Note 1: Plan 1 applies to America, Europe, India, and more, and Plan 2 applies to mainland China.
  • Note 2: Resource reference is provided for your reference, assuming that you use 50% quota for calling APIs and 50% quota for message service from an international data center. You can allocate the quota as needed.

Subscription

Currently, you cannot subscribe to the basic resource pack separately. Tuya combines the basic resource pack with the IoT Core service. You can get the specified edition of the basic resource pack by subscribing to the IoT Core service. For more information, see IoT Core.

Billing example

The quota of the basic resource pack will be refreshed every month. You will not be subject to additional fees without exceeding the monthly quota. The excess usage will be billed based on actual usage. The billing examples are described as follows.

Example 1

Account A of Flagship Edition calls APIs 300 million times a month from Plan 1 and subscribes to 300 million messages.

Monthly fee:

  • API calls: 300 million times × USD3.15 per million times = USD945
  • Message subscription: 300 million messages × USD1.24 per million messages = USD372

The total fee is 945 + 372 = USD1,317. which is within the USD1,500 limit. No additional fees are billed.

Example 2

Account B of Flagship Edition calls APIs 500 million times a month from Plan 1 and subscribes to 300 million messages.

Monthly fee:

  • API calls: 500 million times × USD3.15 per million times = USD1,575
  • Message subscription: 300 million messages × USD1.24 per million messages = USD372

The total fee is 1,575 + 372 = USD1,947. After the USD1,500 subscription limit is deducted, an additional fee of USD447 is billed.

FAQs

How to use cloud development after the service is purchased?

Log in to Tuya IoT Development Platform, and click Cloud on the left sidebar to enter the Cloud Development. Check the Operation Guide to learn how to use the cloud development.

Can I continue to use the IoT Core after the one-year validity period expires?

After the service contract expires, you need to pay for the service again and renew the contract before you can continue to use it.

What changes will be made to the benefits of regular customers who have purchased the cloud development plans?

The benefits of regular customers remain unchanged during the contract period. After expiration, the contract can be renewed according to the billing rules. In addition, Tuya will automatically activate all cloud service capabilities in the service for regular customers.