Billing Examples

Last updated: 2021-02-03 19:40:52

    Note:

    • The following samples take regions in China as examples.
    • The prices in the samples are for reference only. For the actual prices, please see COS Pricing.
    • New users are eligible for 50 GB STANDARD storage capacity per month for 6 months. For more information, please see Free Tier.
    • The storage capacity is calculated in binary, for example, 1 TB = 1024 GB.

    Sample 1

    Background

    New user A runs a website that contains images, background music, videos, and a software download section. He/She stores the contents of the website in the STANDARD storage class in the Guangzhou region with the CDN acceleration service enabled.

    Demand

    The images are expected to occupy 100 GB storage capacity of the STANDARD storage class per month and generate 100 GB of CDN origin-pull traffic with 1 million read and write requests in total.

    Monthly fee calculation

    The following table describes the monthly fees during the free tier period (that is, the first 6 months since the user activated the COS service):

    Item Free Tier Unit Price Billable Usage Fees (Unit Price x Billable Usage)
    Storage capacity 50 GB 0.024 USD/GB/month (100 - 50) GB 1.2 USD
    Requests 0 0.002 USD/10,000 requests 1 million requests 0.2 USD
    CDN origin-pull traffic 0 0.02 USD/GB 100 GB 2 USD
    Monthly fee - - - 3.4 USD

    After the user's Free Tier expires, the monthly fee is as follows:

    Item Free Tier Unit Price Billable Usage Fees (Unit Price x Billable Usage)
    Storage capacity 0 0.024 USD/GB/month 100 GB 2.4 USD
    Requests 0 0.002 USD/10,000 requests 1 million requests 0.2 USD
    CDN origin-pull traffic 0 0.02 USD/GB 100 GB 2 USD
    Monthly fee - - - 4.6 USD

    Sample 2

    Background

    Company B (new user) manages a hospital that needs to back up and store a large amount of medical records and imaging materials. They store the files in the ARCHIVE storage class in the Chongqing region with the CDN acceleration service disabled.

    Demand

    The files are expected to occupy 20 TB storage capacity of the ARCHIVE storage class per month.

    Monthly fee calculation

    Note:

    The storage capacity is calculated in binary, for example, 1 TB = 1024 GB.

    Item Free Tier Unit Price Billable Usage Fees (Unit Price * Billable Usage)
    Storage capacity 0 GB 0.0045 USD/GB/month (20 TB x 1024) GB 92.16 USD
    Monthly fee - - - 92.16 USD

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