Revel POS - Top 4 Alternatives (Mar 2022)

Revel iPad POS Review
ITQlick Score: 95/100
ITQlick Rating: (3.8/5)
Pricing: 3.2/10 - low cost
Category: Retail & POS -> Revel POS -> Revel POS competitors
Ranking:Ranked 4 out of 430 Retail & POS systems
Company: Revel Systems
Pricing: starts at $99 per terminal/month
Typical customers: Small, medium and large size businesses
Platforms: Desktop, Mobile, Cloud
Links: Revel POS review, Revel POS alternatives
Shlomi LaviShlomi Lavi / updated: Mar 09, 2022

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Revel iPad POS competes with other point-of-scale software companies like Clover, Square POS, Toast POS, and Lavu POS. Below are listed categories for their comparison.
  • Functionality: Revel iPad POS provides all essential features needed for optimal functionalities such as Barcode/Tickets Scanning, Commission Management, Customer Accounts, etc. Compared to its alternatives, Clover and Square POS provide all the essential features needed for optimal functionalities. Toast POS provides all essential features except for Retail POS. Lavu POS lacks basic features such as Commission Management, Retail POS, Returns Management, and Ecommerce Management.
  • Customers/Industries: Revel iPad POS is used by 20k+ businesses. Square POS accommodates than 2 million small businesses within its services every day. Toast POS is designed mainly for foodservice providers. Lavu POS, currently operating in 89 countries, is a flexible system for businesses and establishments in restaurants and eateries.
  • Cost: Revel iPad POS comes with a pricing plan of $99 per month. It does not offer a free trial and a free version to customers. Compared to its alternatives, Lavu POS, with a starting plan of $69 per month, provides a free trial and a free version to customers. Toast POS with a starting plan of $165 per month provides a free version but not a free trial.
  • Cloud-based/On-premise: Revel iPad POS and all its alternatives in comparison are cloud-based software companies.
  • Popularity: Revel iPad POS and Lavu POS were founded in 2010, making the software companies older than it alternative like Toast POS (2011) and younger than Clover (2006) and Square POS (2009).
  • Scalability: Revel covers various small restaurants and retail businesses across the boundaries of various continents. When compared to its alternatives, Clover covers a scale of small to medium-sized businesses. Square POS covers every kind of business. Toast POS exclusively covers a scale of food service providers. Lavu POS covers restaurants and of all types of establishment that specializes in eateries.
  • Support: Revel iPad POS offers primary customer support channels such as Email/Help Desk, FAQs/Forum, Phone Support, 24/7 Live Rep, and Chat. When compared to its alternatives, Clover and Lavu POS offers all primary customer support channels. Square POS lacks customer support channels such as 24/7 Live Rep and Chat.

Revel POS alternatives - for low budget, SMBs and global businesses

Here are the top 4 alternatives to Revel POS that are worth checking out: ShopKeep POS for SMBs, NetSuite for Retail for large size business, Rezku POS Software for growing companies, and GiftLogic software for startups and SMBs.

ITQlick rating ITQlick Rating is based on the software score (below) and aggregated online reviews
Score ITQlick Score is a 1 to 100 score, based on pricing, and functionality Vs. alternative solutions
Pricing pricing Score is a 1 to 10 score, based on the TCO (cost of licences, customizations, training, hardware when relevant) Vs. alternative solutions
License pricing license pricing (if provided by the software vendor)
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Revel
ITQlick rating
3.8/5
Score
95/100
Pricing
3.2/10
License pricing
$99 per terminal/month
Functionality
60
Review
Best for SMBs
ShopKeep
ITQlick rating
4.3/5
Score
99/100
Pricing
2.4/10
License pricing
$49 per month
Functionality
11
Best for Enterprise
NetSuite
ITQlick rating
3.8/5
Score
96/100
Pricing
7.8/10
License pricing
Pricing not available
Functionality
20
Growing
Rezku
ITQlick rating
4.7/5
Score
96/100
Pricing
2/10
License pricing
$99 per license
Functionality
16
Review
Free version
GiftLogic
ITQlick rating
4.3/5
Score
90/100
Pricing
2.8/10
License pricing
$49 per month
Functionality
31

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Shlomi holds a Bachelor of Science (B.Sc.) in Information System Engineering from Ben Gurion University in Israel. Shlomi brings 15 years of global IT and IS management experience as a consultant, and implementation expert for small, medium and large size (global) companies.