Overall impression
Overall impression
  • A lot of features for free users
  • Unlimited messaging
  • Strong sense of community
  • Free version filled with ads
  • Needs Facebook or Google account before login
  • Highest user engagement out of all current dating apps
  • Complete functionality for free users
  • 228 million messages and 20 million photos sent everyday
  • Matches are only based on location
  • Live chat is exclusive for premium subscribers
Member activity in May 2022 in comparison
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Free Services
Free Services
  • Upload public and private photos
  • Search and browse other profiles
  • View photos
  • Send and receive messages
  • Unlimited blocks
  • Profile creation
  • View up to 100 matches
  • Send and receive messages
  • Select 1 tribe
  • Basic Filters
  • Explore profiles
  • Create group chat
Fee-Based Services
Fee-Based Services
  • See who checked out your profile
  • Search guys with all filters
  • Upload unlimited profile photos
  • View unlimited profile photos
  • Remove ads
  • Ad-free experience
  • Push notifications
  • View up to 600 matches
  • Online-only view
  • Select 3 tribes
  • Unlimited Blocks and Favourites
  • Save and send chat phrases
Costs and Prices
Costs and Prices
All prices are expressed in USD
  • 1 Month: 9.99 USD / Month
  • 3 Months: 8.66 USD / Month
  • 12 Months: 4.67 USD / Month
Grindr Xtra Lite
  • 1 Month: 8.49 GBP / Month
Chris Pleines, Author at Datingscout.co.uk
Chris Pleines
Founder of Datingscout and Author of Online Dating for Dummies
Chris founded Datingscout 13 years ago, and today he is one of the leading Online Dating Experts. He is the co-author of Online Dating for Dummies and the author of the Internet's largest online dating study analyzing 20 Million Profile Pictures with artificial intelligence.