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
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 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 :
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 :
Regional Content :
While Netflix focus international content, Amazon Prime gives you otion to watch all your favourite Bollywood movies .
The following table will give you an overall glimpse and make your choice easier :
|Price||Rs 499 /year||Rs 500/ month (basic)|
|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|
|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.