Here we will compare the two Shopify product reviews apps Ali Reviews and Rapid Reviews. We will evaluate each app according to the following: page speed and rendering performance, ease of use, features, and price.
Rapid Reviews is superior to Ali Reviews in every important categories, including page load speed and rendering speed, ease of use, and feature set. Rapid Reviews provides its core features like deep search, questions and answers, photos and videos, and email/SMS reviews requests, at a much better price.
Ali Reviews is one of the very worst apps for your Shopify theme's page speed.
Ali Reviews is a terrible choice for your Shopify theme's page speed.
Rapid Reviews dramatically outperforms Ali Reviews on page load speed, rendering, and performance. With just a single request of 12K and 0.4 seconds to rendering, the total data loaded to the page is far less with Rapid Reviews, making it faster, more consistent, helpful to Google Page Speed Insights scores, conversion, customer engagement, and more.
Ali Reviews is about three times more expensive than Rapid Reviews, with not all features available at every price.
Rapid Reviews outperforms Ali Reviews in all feature areas except for integrations. Rapid Reviews features are more polished, with better user experience, and easier to use.