Baidu AI Cloud supports the following types of billing modes:
- Prepaid: For the prepaid way, you can pay the order with the natural year/month as the charge cycle.
- On-demand billing: For the postpaid way, the cost is calculated for every minute and charged on the hourly basis.
- Bill-by-traffic: For the postpaid way, it is charged based on the actual use (such as traffic, number, daily peak, bandwidth, etc.) of the selected service.
Prepaid and postpaid are described as follows:
- Prepaid: Pay before using the service. You can recharge your account balance in advance and purchase services through the account balance; or you can purchase services through bank cards and Baidu Wallet.
- Postpaid: Use the service before payment. Calculate the cost in real time by minute and charge it based on your use. Therefore, to ensure normal use of the service, please recharge your account balance before using postpaid products.
If you need to check the price of products of Baidu AI Cloud, please go to Pricing.