27 comments

  • Olivier Aubin, 4 months ago

    14$ / Mo is a bit pricey for a mail client.

    13 points
  • Mattan IngramMattan Ingram, 4 months ago

    Still not a single email client focused on regular personal use as opposed to email-junkies and business people.

    Google Inbox is the only email service that ever gave me an actually pleasurable experience cleaning out my inbox on a daily basis. Why doesn't anyone else group emails by day, week, month? Why doesn't anyone else use website favicons and colors to quickly id who sent an email?

    I don't want fancy AI analysis of my email to determine priority. I just want a toggle to group by date or sender. I want a button to archive those groups all at once after scanning through them. I want simple searching of my attachments and images. I want to be able to choose between an inline image or an attachment.

    How is it that the most promoted email clients for personal use (Airmail and Spark for example) are just slightly fancier versions of old school email? Snooze is not that big of a deal, give me a better UI.

    10 points
  • Thomas Michael SemmlerThomas Michael Semmler, 4 months ago

    I am not sure, that 168€ per year is a fair price. I'd pay 14€ for the entire client, once. And even that would be a bit questionable. Why not just pay 10€ for Airmail and be forever happy?

    6 points
  • Matt KMatt K, 4 months ago

    Yikes, another acquihire in the making.

    Creating an email client seems to be a great way to get hired by a major tech company: Mailbox got bought by Dropbox, Sparrow by Google, Astro by Slack. Who's up next? Apple? Facebook? InVision?*

    Plus $14 per month is optimistic for a fancy front-end to Gmail.

    *If they do, it'll look great, but each email takes five minutes to load.

    4 points
    • Thomas Michael SemmlerThomas Michael Semmler, 4 months ago

      Plus $14 per month is optimistic for a fancy front-end to Gmail.

      It literally is that.

      2 points
      • Ben McRedmond, 4 months ago

        Consider co-founder here.

        We're still very early and have big ambitions but I think today we are already much more than this. Among other things:

        1. We re-thread all your email to ensure a linear history in every conversation. Everyone is always replying to the person before them. We do this by splitting conversations when someone is removed from a thread. We link all these conversations together through a concept called "related conversations".

        2. We batch your email to arrive 3x a day. There have been others that have tried to do ~this as a layer on top of gmail but we're able to go deeper by owning the end-end experience. For example, digests stack when you don't open them (so if you have a busy day you don't come back to a messy inbox) and we let you easily pluck things from "your next digest" if you need it sooner.

        3. We have our own search engine. We don't use any of gmail's search functionality. This let us build a range of filtering options not possible in gmail today, like "human vs. computer" and "long conversations".

        1 point
        • Thomas Michael SemmlerThomas Michael Semmler, 4 months ago

          without trying to discredit your effort, I would like to see a bit more sincerity when it comes to products and reasonable logic for pricing too. As far as I understand, you have essentially created a fancy theme on top of gmail.

          I personally don't think this is nearly worth the price you are asking for and most definitely not worth a monthly pricing model whatsoever, even if its just very small.

          But tech is ruled by capitalism, and it doesn't matter. As long as you find someone who pays, all is well. And ultimately, looking at such an extreme price point, that must be the only goal after this.

          2 points
        • Romain Sourdiaux, 4 months ago

          Hi Ben, did you receive funding for Consider?

          0 points
    • Mike StevensonMike Stevenson, 4 months ago

      If you want to pay for a nice frontend app for gmail, there's boxysuite for $7 a month https://www.boxysuite.com/

      I ended up canceling, but it actually was pretty nice to use.

      0 points
  • Steven CavinsSteven Cavins, 4 months ago

    The contrast ratio on some of this text is rough–I'd improve if I wanted to advertise a product centered around readability.

    2 points
  • Megan CleggMegan Clegg, 4 months ago

    This is a nice looking product, but side gripe: why doesn't anyone ever want to make an email client for Android? :(

    2 points
  • Josh Chambers, 4 months ago

    To the Consider team: the UI looks nice! I bought Airmail, and I have tested just about every email app out there, but I doubt I would opt for a subscription-based product, especially at this price point.

    I truly value how much effort it takes to build a product and a company (I’ve done it myself a few times), so it’s not a lack of respect for the work. Best of luck! And if I fit your personas I’d be happy to provide additional input. Just message me.

    1 point
  • Romain Sourdiaux, 4 months ago

    Really nice website!

    1 point
  • Nikhil Vootkur, 4 months ago

    This is so beautiful

    0 points