What are the differences between Dropbox and Tencent Weiyun?

Let us understand the concepts of Dropbox and Tencent Weiyun before learning the differences between them.


Dropbox is operated by the American company Dropbox, Inc. and was released in the year 2008. It is a file hosting service.

Dropbox is placed in a high position in a competitive market. In comparison to all the cloud storage platforms, Dropbox has been highly effective in capturing the largest share of the cloud market.

It is important to mention that cloud platforms like Google Drive, Microsoft One Drive, Apple cloud have some disadvantages which are readily covered by Dropbox.

Furthermore, it has some secured data servers that are highly competitive in comparison to the other companies. Hence, it can be said that Dropbox is positioned well so that work can be done effectively.


The features of Dropbox are as follows −

  • Store and access files from anywhere

  • Bring all your content together

  • Work smarter from your desktop

  • Dropbox Give permissions to the right people for right access

  • Disaster-proof your files

  • Keep company data in safe hands

  • File sharing

  • Productivity tools

  • Content collaboration


The advantages of Dropbox are as follows −

  • It is completely free.

  • Easy to use

  • It will access the latest version of each file

  • It share files

  • Multiple accounts


The disadvantages of Dropbox are as follows −

  • Right to delete information

  • It concerns about the security

  • It's not easy to drag copies of files

Tencent Weiyun

Weiyun is the cloud storage service from Tencent which is providing a massive 10 TB of free cloud storage for its new customers. It was owned by Tencent Holdings Limited in 2012. It was mostly used by China. It can be available in Chinese and English language.

Tencent Cloud is one of the secure, reliable and high-performance cloud compute services provided by Tencent. It is the largest Internet company in China, and Asia. It is providing services to so many people through its products like QQ and WeChat.


The features of Tencent Weiyun are as follows −

  • Easy to Deploy.

  • Low Cost.

  • High reliability.

  • We create a unique QR code for any file or folder that we want to share.

  • Weiyun automatically updates any files that you modify.

  • The pictures can easily be viewable across the browser, mobile, and desktop clients.


The major differences between Dropbox and Tencent Weiyun are as follows −

DropboxTencent Weiyun
Dropbox is owned by Dropbox incorporation in the year 2007.It was owned by Tencent Holding Limited in 2012.
Dropbox offers 2 GB free storage space.It offers 10TB of free storage.
Dropbox provides unlimited storage space.The maximum storage capacity of Tencent is 2 TB.
The maximum file size in the drop box is 10 GB.The maximum file size of Tencent is 1GB.
Dropbox provides file hosting service, file synchronization service and cloud storage service.Tencent provides cloud storage service and file hosting service.
Dropbox shared files through the web.Tencent shares files with the help of links
Dropbox has a band-width limit 20 GB for free and 200 GB for paid version.There is no band-width limit.
Dropbox is used across the world.Tencent Weiyun is used in China.
Dropbox uses block-Syncing to update changes quickly.Tencent does not use block-Syncing to update changes quickly.