Technology: The Apps detect the network provider like Airtel, Vodafone, Aircel etc. from SIM, sector like Tamil Nadu, Andhra Pradesh, Mumbai, Goa from GPS, voice and data balance on prepaid SIM using USSD (unstructured supplementary service data) codes, deductions from Pop ups received after the end of the calls.
Mubble Prepaid bill & Mobile balance: Mubble is designed to track live balance, balance deductions from pop ups received at the end of the call/ SMS, data balance on a daily basis for all GSM operators.
Mubble Homepage display Main Balance, Data Balance, Deductions for voice and data. With tap on “Main”, “Data”, APP uses USSD code and refresh balances. The voice balance is auto updated from a pop up after end of every voice call and data balance using USSD on daily basis.
From Menu at top left, In settings, under SIM preferences, mobile numbers can be inserted for easy identification and clear the existing deduction data. Under Language, change language, enable or disable Notification widget, Notification of calls, Internet, SMS. In other options, rate the APP, provide feedback, read the FAQs.
Smartbro Prepaid Tracker: Similar to Mubble, Smartbro is designed to track live balance, balance deductions from pop ups received at the end of the call/ SMS, data balance on a daily basis for all GSM operators.
Smartbro is the new version of “Bro: Prepaid” APP.
Smartbro Homepage display Main Balance, Data Pack and Balance, Special Pack Balances, if any, deductions of bill deduction, data usage. Using “Refresh”, Main, Pack (data or other), refresh the balance.
From settings available at the top right, set a low balance alert on Rs. 30, 20 or 10, change the USSD code for checking data balance.
From “Share” option, share the APP using communication APPs.
Special feature of Smartbro is that is display Main balance pop up dialer keypad.
Languages – Mubble is available in 4 Indian languages including English. Smartbro is available only in English.
Special Packs – Mubble covers main balance, data balance. Smartbro covers Main balance, Special Packs including data packs.
Dual Sim support – Both support dual Sims
Detection of SIM, operator, sector – Both auto detect SIM, operator and sector
Deductions – Deduction for Voice call, SMS are auto detected from pop ups, data balance on a daily basis
Supported Networks – Both covers almost all GSM networks and will not cover CDMA networks.
Our Opinion: Overall, in our opinion, Mubble is recommended if you are using the only main pack (Voice and SMS), Data Pack. Smartbro is recommended if you are using multiple packages.