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Amazon Prime vs Netflix : Which one to go for !

Amazon vs Netflix

Love ‘Video on Demand’ ! But find them too expensive ? Then this is the news you have been waiting for . Amazon launched Amazon Prime in India with an annual membership of fee of just Rs. 499 . The launch was  officially announced on 14 December, and will be available on the Android and Apple app stores as well as on the web on PrimeVideo.com.

With Netflix already available since January and being a favourite , the battle would be fierce . The choice would not going to be an easy one for our viewers too . We decided to make it easier for you.

 Amazon Prime vs Netflix

Home Page Display Comparison : Netflix

Netflix Home Page











The Netflix home page gives the glimpse of it’s most famous and loved series , some of the top being Narcos , Orange is the New Black, House of Cards, Breaking Bad etc. Netflix is the house of most of the original series and drama . Most of the contents are not India . So it would of interest of Hollywood buffs.

Amazon Prime :

Amazon Prime Video HomePage

Amazon Prime India along with original series focus on Indian contents and Movies ,as already displayed in the homepage. This would attract Indian viewers. Most notable shows would be Mozart in the Jungle , Bosch, Transparent etc.

In Terms of content Netflix scores more .

 Subscription Price :

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Netflix offers basic services at Rs. 500 per month, while Amazon Prime Offers annual membership for Rs.499 , which brings it down to Rs.41.50 . Amazon Prime is a clear winner in terms of pricing .

Offline Options :

Both Netflix and Amazon Prime offers offline video download options.  Though offline download option is available for selected contents only, not every series and drama can be downloaded .

Regional Content :

While Netflix focus international content, Amazon Prime gives you otion to watch all your favourite Bollywood movies .

Amazon Regional

The following table will give you an overall glimpse and make your choice easier :

Category Amazon Prime Netflix
Price Rs 499 /year Rs 500/ month (basic)
Orginal Content yes yes
Subtitles Subtitles available in Hindi, English,Marathi, Telgu, Hindi Audio Only few shows have Hindi Subtitles
Indian Content Movies in Hindi, Telgu,Tamil, Marathi, along with Hindi Kid shows Few Hindi movies and shows
New Shows Transparent, Mozart in the jungle, The Night Manager etc Narcos, Stranger Things, Black Mirror,etc
Classic Shows Mad Men,The Good Wife, Dexter etc Breaking Bad, Star Trek, Gilmore Girls etc
Offline Downloads yes yes
Content Diversity 5.5/10 8/10
No of User Profiles 0 upto 5
No of Screens upto 3 upto 4

This comparison might make you shift to Amazon Price because of the dirt cheap price which is less than Rs 50 a month, it’s as good as free considering the service it is offering.