Third-party frameworks built from the native Mapbox Mobile SDKs are typically billed based on monthly active users. Apps built with other third-party frameworks are billed based on tile requests. Below are some examples of popular SDKs and frameworks and whether Mapbox tracks usage through mobile users or tile requests.
|SDK or framework||Legacy SDK MAUs||Tile requests|
|Community-managed Maps SDK for React Native|
|Cordova + native SDK|
|Xamarin + native SDK|
|Phonegap + Mapbox.js|
|Cordova + Mapbox.js|
|Mapbox GL JS-based hybrid SDKs|
For all products listed above, the free tier and cost per Legacy SDKs for mobile MAU is equal to the free tier and cost for Maps SDK for mobile MAUs as listed on our pricing page.