Cognitive Services Pricing - Emotion API

Use intelligence APIs to enable vision, speech, language, and knowledge capabilities

Microsoft’s cutting edge cloud-based emotion recognition algorithmsPreview let you build more personalized apps. The API identifies emotions in the wild based on facial expressions that are universal.

Pricing details

The below pricing reflects a preview discount.

Tier Features Unit Price
Emotion API – Free 30,000 image transactions free per month
300 video uploads (limited to 1 per min)
3,000 status queries per month (limited to 5 per min)
Transactions Free
Emotion API – Basic 10 image transactions per second
(face must be pre-specified)
Transactions $- per 1,000 transactions
Emotion API – Standard 10 image transactions per second
3,000 video uploads (limited to 2 per min)
30,000 status queries per month (limited to 10 per min)
Transactions $- per 1,000 transactions

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  • We guarantee that Cognitive Services running in the Standard tier will be available at least 99.9% of the time. No SLA is provided for the Free tier. Read the SLA
  • No SLA during preview period. Learn more



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